Osaka Prefecture University

The 25th OPU Japanese Language Speech Contest Was Held

LastUpDate: December 04, 2018

On November 3, 2018, The 25th Japanese language speech contest was held at OPU Nakamozu campus.

10 international students from 8 countries made speeches in 5 minutes about experience in interaction with Japanese people. Audience surprised to their speeches that were full of ardor and speech themes are unique.

After reviewing by audience and reviewer, golden award was Mr. Pradhan Ashish Man Singh from Nepal, graduate school of engineering, silver award was Ms. Labreuil Philippine from France, exchange student at graduate school of Humanities and Sustainable System, and bronze prize was Mr. Hur Jaeyong from Korea, College of Engineering. Furthermore, other 7 speakers got encouraging prize. Top 3 speakers get in to the 2nd 3 university Japanese language speech contest for international students on November 18.

At this contest, Dr. Juniantito Vetnizah, alumnus of OPU delivered a lecture in Japanese. When he was OPU students he was speaker in this contest. Dr. Vetnizah is now belong to Bogol Agricultural University, Indonesia to research. He was graduating our university; Veterinary Sciences, Graduate school of Life and Environmental Sciences on 2011.

In the lecture, Dr. Vetnizah was talking about Indonesia, a reason of chose veterinary science, he’s hard school life in Japan, how to passed those days and he’s career. Students were encouraging through this lecture.Lastly He expressed students by telling “You can do it! All experience in this time would be valuable for your life.”

Besides this, Mr. Harikrishnan Harhivaanan, president of International Students Association introducing about their activities, Mr. Saint-Alme Kevin, international student was playing a guitar and Mr. Meen Halvor Kvernes, exchange student also playing a piano. Audience were surprised to those performance.

This contest is one of chances.  We’re happy that international students are growing while they are staying and learning in Japan.


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