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Speech Contest 2019

2019 Speech Contest Winner

The 34th Kai Speech Contest was held at Yoyogi Olympic Center as usual on March 11, 2019. The theme of the speech is "KAI", of course. 19 students from 11 countries chosen from each class made speeches. This year, 11 kinds of "Kai" such as "round (回)", "society (会)", "ocean (海)", "floor (階)", "solution (解)", "to open(開)", "border (界)", "together (偕)", "to amend (改)", "nostalgic (懐)", and "ash (灰)" were chosen. It was vey coincident to have so many 11s. It was on Marth 11th, the day the Great East Japan Earthquake occurred, and 11 students made speeches of 11 kinds of "Kai".

May 28, 2019
KAI Japanese Language School
Director Hiroko Yamamoto

Speakers

Please read the speech contest booklet (PDF) as well.

  • Michael G Soliterman(US / Advanced 1)
  • 3rd Place Winner: Michael Joseph Sambol(US / Advanced 1)
  • Students' Choice Award: Miles Fielder Robert Tirman(Switzerland / Elementary 1)
  • Albin Zongbin Chen(Sweden / Elementary 2)
  • Jason Adrian Bermudez(US / Elementary 1)
  • 1st Place Winner: Mykhailo Chekaldin(Ukraina / Advanced 2)
  • Beginner's Award: Reginna Angela Hauw(Indonesia / Elementary 1)
  • Jury's Award: Charles Felix Hoeglund(Sweden/Pre-Intermediate)
  • Jimmy Zhu Bo(Italy / Elementary 2)
  • Melanie Janelle Maeussnest(Germany / Intermediate 2)
  • Jared Pono Puu Robinson(US/Pre-Advanced)
  • Lin Yen Chu(Taiwan / Intermediate 1)
  • Jury's Award: Elena Laghi(Italy / Intermediate 2)
  • Mikael Olov Stockman(Sweden/Pre-Intermediate)
  • Jury's Award: Wu Yi Jing(Taiwan / Intermediate 1)
  • Wilhelm Alexander Weldingh Eftedal(Norway/Pre-Intermediate)
  • Jury's Award: Michael Mac Nepomuceno(Philippine / Elementary 2)
  • Iran Gonzalez Carigi(Mexico / Elementary 2)
  • 2nd Place Winner: Sheena Syal(US / Intermediate 2)

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