Japanese Language Speech Contest

The Third Japanese Language Speech Contest took place on 18 March 2017 at the Faculty of Philosophy, University of Sarajevo. Each of the eight contestants presented a 3-minute-long presentation on their personal link, experience or idea of Japan in Japanese language before the judging committee which was chaired by H.E. Kazuya Ogawa, Ambassador of Japan to BiH. Ambassador Ogawa and Prof. Dr. Ksenija Kondali, Vice Dean of the Faculty of Philosophy, University of Sarajevo opened the event.

The results of the contest are as follows:

Beginner Section
1st place: Mr.Faruk Šehić – ''School Culture''
2nd place: Ms. Lamija Mršo – ''Four things that Japanese culture taught me ''

Intermediate Section
1st place: Ms. Emina Hajro – ''A big laugh''
2nd place: Ms. Azra Balta – ''My enthusiasm for Japan ''

The 1st place winner of the Intermediate Section was given a round trip air ticket to Japan, sponsored by the Olympus BH.