Prince Takamado Japan Centre for Teaching and Research

Competitions

Japanese Language Speech Contests

The Prince Takamado Japan Centre for Teaching and Research provides organizational and administrative support for the annual Regional and National Japanese Speech Contests.

The purpose of the Japanese speech contests is to promote Japanese language education in Canada and to provide post-secondary students with an opportunity to showcase their skills in front of their peers.

For more information on the Japanese speech contests, please visit one of the links below:

Alberta District Japanese Speech Contest

National Japanese Speech Contest


Princess Takamado English Essay Contest

As part of the Prince Takamado Japan Canada Memorial Fund's initiatives to encourage student mobility and cultural exchange, an essay contest has been established in honour of Her Imperial Highness Princess Takamado. The aim of the Contest is to encourage English language study and to facilitate a greater understanding and interest in Canada among Japanese university students.

Win a chance to study in Canada!

Submit an essay by the deadline for a chance at winning a prize worth approximately $3,500 (includes one term at the University of Alberta English Language School and $1,000 travel award). Runner-up prizes are also available!

Contest Information