Asian studies in Lithuania

Japanese language speech contest

Date and time: 2019-05-17 13:00 - 2019-05-17 16:00

Location: VDU Azijos studijų centras, 103 aud., V. Putvinskio g. 23, Kaunas

Komaru Transportation Company together with Hiroshima University’s Lithuanian Center and Vytautas Magnus University’s Centre for Asian Studies is organizing the Second Japanese Language Speech Contest. Participants from schools and universities are welcome. As last year, the contests is ready to surprise the winners with special presents (last year the main prize was a trip to Japan).

The Japanese language speech contest will be taking place on May 17th, 13:00 in room 103 (V. Putvinskio st. 23, Kaunas).

This year’s topic is “transportation” in its broadest meaning, including traffic, travels, etc. Speeches must be original works created by the participants. Each speech will be evaluate by a special committee that will take into account grammar, pronunciation, contents, expressions, fluency, answers to questions.

The registration is open and will last till May 3, 2019. In order to register, please fill online form at

The participants are also asked to submit their speech in written form by May 3, 2019 to Kayako Takagi by email The same email can be used to ask questions regarding the contest.

Web link:

Initiators of the project: Japan foundation VDU