37th Annual Ontario Japanese Speech Contest

37th Annual Ontario Japanese Speech Contest

Students and parents gathered at the University of Toronto on Saturday, March 2nd for the 37th Annual Ontario Japanese Speech Contest.

Among the contestants, Yi (William) Yang, a Ph.D student at the Faculty of Pharmacy, U of T, who has previously taken EAS220Y  in 2016-2017,  won the first prize of the intermediate category. He also won the Shinkikai-Sagamihara City prize, and will be officially invited to the City of Sagamihara, Kanagawa Prefecture. In addition, he has been invited to participate in the 30th Annual National Japanese Speech Contest on Sunday, March, 24th, which will be held at the Embassy of Japan in Ottawa.

Group photo of EAS students, Chenhao Gong and Fengjia Zhang, alongside other contest officials. Both students are holding the certificates they won.

As well, two students who are currently taking the EAS Department’s Japanese language courses have won special prizes in the contest: Chenhao Gong, who is currently in EAS220Y, won the Humour Prize, and Fengjia Zhang, currently in EAS120Y, has won the Special Effort Prize.

Group photo of contest officials with Chenhao Gong, a student in EAS220Y, who won the Humour Prize. Group photo of contest officials with Fengjia Zhang, a student in EAS120Y, who won the Special Effort Prize. He is holding the certificate he won.

The Department congratulates the winners in their accomplishments, as well as all the participants for their great speeches.

Group photo of all the winners and contest officials on a grey stage.

Photos belong to OJSC.

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