[CALLING FOR AUDIENCE] The 16th Japanese Speech Contest for Secondary Schools (2019)

The speech theme this year is “Me, after 10 years…” but students must create their own appropriate title. The speech must be within 5 minutes’ length.

The contest is divided into 2 categories:

  • Public School Learners (Those who learn Japanese Language at Public School); and
  • Private Learners (Those who learn Japanese Language outside the Public School)

Students under both categories, Public School Learners and Private Learners, are to complete the google form ( ) and submit them online by 28 February 2019, together with:-

  1. The link of the video of their speech uploaded on YouTube;
  2. Typewritten manuscript of their speech (on Japanese style manuscript paper 20X20 characters);
  3. Completed Contest’s Eligibility Form endorsed by their parent and school principal; and
  4. A recent passport-size photo.
    Only online applications are accepted for both categories of the contest. Incomplete application will be rejected.

Application closed.



Date: 20 April 2019 (Saturday)

Time: 1:00pm~5.30pm

Venue: The Japan Club of Kuala Lumpur (JCKL)

(For the location map to JCKL CLICK HERE)




Come and give your support to our finalists on 20 April 2019 (Saturday) at JCKL!

Everyone is welcome and admission is free!



WHAT’S NEW? Information & Downloads


13 March 2019 *UPDATED*


(1) Contest Finalists Announcement: 2 April 2019 (Tuesday)


13 March 2019 *UPDATED*


(1) Sponsors



13 March 2019 *UPDATED* (2) Supporters




19 February 2019


(1) Date, Time, and Venue

(2) JCKL Location Map



22 January 2019


(1) Contest Flyer
21 December 2018



(1) Rules and Regulations

(2) How to upload video on YouTube?

(3) How to set the video unlisted? 

(4) Eligibility Check Sheet

(5) Script Paper (Japanese style)


The 16th Japanese Speech Contest for Secondary Schools is organised by the Embassy of Japan in Malaysia and The Japan Foundation, Kuala Lumpur with the cooperation of the Ministry of Education Malaysia.

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