Third Annual DISCUSS TSUKUBA November 11, 2000 (Saturday) from 13:00 to 17:00 at Tsukuba Women's University (3-1 Azuma, Tsukuba-shi, Ibaraki 305-003)
For foreign nationals whose mother tongue is not Japanese, living, studying or working in Tsukuba City, about 8 people in total. 1st prize - 30,000Y, 2nd prize - 20,000Y, 3rd prize - 10,000Y (special prizes and participation prizes will also be presented. Any topic is fine. Speeches should be under 6 minutes (followed by comments, Q & A for about 5 minutes). Screening: Application form, title & summary of speech (in Japanese under 400 letters) are required for preliminary screening. Application forms are available at Tsukuba Women's University, International Culture Office (Sakura Branch) and can be submitted to: Kyoumu-ka Office, Tsukuba Women's University (by direct, fax,email, and/or online submission). Deadline: October 23, 2000 (Monday). Preliminary Screening Result will be sent by postcard by October 30, 2000. International Friendship Party after the contest, snacks and drinks.
For more details: Contact either the Tsukuba Women's University Tel. 0298-58-4813 Fax. 0298-58-7388, http://www.kasei.ac.jp/~student/Other/ESS/speech2000/discuss-english.html, Email: kyoumu[at]in.kasei.ac.jp or the International Culture Division, Tsukuba City Tel. 0298-57-3132, city.tsukuba.ibaraki.jp Email:kkoryu[at]intio.or.jp
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