Aoba hosts the Japanese Speech Contest For Foreign Diplomats 2020! 19 January 2021
On December 5, 2020, the 23rd Japanese Speech Contest for Foreign Diplomat 2020 was held. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, it was held online for the first time ever.
Thank you for all the contestants from various Embassies. The contest was a huge success. Each contestant presented their speeches in Japanese, and awards were given to 5 contestants. Thank you, and congratulations!
|Foreign Minister Award||The United States of America||Mr. Garvey McIntosh|
|Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology Award||The Kingdom of the Netherlands||Mr. Theo Peters|
|Agency for Cultural Affairs Commissioner’s Award||The United States of America||Ms. Pamela Pontius|
|Judge’s Special Award||The Republic of Singapore||Mr. Isaac LEE|
|Judge’s Special Award||The Russian Federation||Ms. Chizhova Polina|
Aoba is the Organizing Committee for the contest, and also the co-host with the Foreign Embassies Friendship Association. Sponsors are the Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports and Technology, Ministry for Cultural Affairs, Tokyo Metropolitan Government, Minato Ward, NHK, Foreign Embassies, etc.
Please see following link for more details, and please contact the school if you are interested in watching the speeches.