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Japan Travel Award

Win a FREE 6-week Travel Award to Suwa Negano in Japan to learn the language and culture!

Details are here about how to apply for the Japan award, but also, for those who do not make the shortlist, the same programme in Suwa is also available to participate in should students want to pay and go as a free paying participant: http://www.eilireland.org/study-abroad/countries/japan/suwa

 

Poster Competition for Japanese Speech Contest

The Japanese Embassy and the Japanese Language Teachers of Ireland (JLTI) have announced a Poster Competition! The winning design will be used as the official poster of the 10th Japanese Speech Contest in Ireland (March 2012), and the top 10 designs will be displayed at the Speech Contest venue. Prize: MUJI voucher. Deadline: November 2011. For application guidelines see the link below or http://www.jltireland.com/index/top_en.html

 

"Nihongo Summit -Peace - Kizuna for One World" - return airfare and accommodation!

Students and teachers of Japanese! If you are 15-27 you can apply for the 2012 "Nihongo Summit -Peace - Kizuna for One World" in Japan, Summer 2012. Various programmes such as discussions with Japanese students, home-stay and experiencing authentic Japanese culture. Expenses include return airfare and home-stay accommodation. Closing date for application 31st Oct 2011. For more information see attached link.

http://www.nihongo.or.jp/pdf/call_for_english.pdf

 

A competition to reward the best young translators in the European Union.

 

Translation competition for 17 year olds in secondary schools in the EU. The authors of the best translation from each EU country will be invited to Brussels to receive an award, meet the Commissioner for multilingualism and see how professional EU translators work.
Juvenes Translatores 2011 - Juvenes Translatores - European Commission