The 33rd Annual Japanese Language Speech Contest for International Students was held

July 30, 2014

On Saturday, June 21, the 33rd Annual Japanese Language Speech Contest for International Students was held at Satta Hall on the Ichigaya campus.

12 international students from South Korea, China, Taiwan, Malaysia and Italy participated in the contest this year.

The huge audience listened attentively to the contestants enthusiastically giving their speeches on a wide variety of themes including Japanese culture and their feelings and thoughts about student life in Japan.

The contest was closed after contestants were given a big round of applause, filling the hall with a warm atmosphere.

<Organizer: Hosei International Club (Hi-C Orange) / Supporters: Hosei University International Center, Hosei University Supporters Association>

You can watch the video of the contest on our YouTube channel “hoseiPR” (in Japanese)

FANG Yuying, Merit Prize winner for her speech titled “To my dear father and mother” (1st-year student in the Faculty of Lifelong Learning and Career Studies, from China)
FANG Yuying, Merit Prize winner for her speech titled “To my dear father and mother” (1st-year student in the Faculty of Lifelong Learning and Career Studies, from China)
SEO Juhee, Grand Prize winner for her speech titled “Share” (2nd-year student in the Faculty of Intercultural Communication, from South Korea)
SEO Juhee, Grand Prize winner for her speech titled “Share” (2nd-year student in the Faculty of Intercultural Communication, from South Korea)
Kee Chong Jun, Special Prize winner for his speech titled “Identity” (2nd-year student in the Faculty of Business Administration, from Malaysia)
Kee Chong Jun, Special Prize winner for his speech titled “Identity” (2nd-year student in the Faculty of Business Administration, from Malaysia)
Contestants were interviewed while waiting for the results, expressing how they felt after their speeches.
Contestants were interviewed while waiting for the results, expressing how they felt after their speeches.
President Yuko Tanaka extending greetings and words of encouragement to the contestants
President Yuko Tanaka extending greetings and words of encouragement to the contestants
On the left, Yumi Fujita, the speech contest leader of Hi-C Orange and 3rd-year student in the Faculty of Intercultural Communication. On the right, Kosuke Shimizu, the representative of contest organizer Hi-C Orange and 3rd-year student in the Faculty of Business Administration
On the left, Yumi Fujita, the speech contest leader of Hi-C Orange and 3rd-year student in the Faculty of Intercultural Communication. On the right, Kosuke Shimizu, the representative of contest organizer Hi-C Orange and 3rd-year student in the Faculty of Business Administration

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