International Japanese Speech Contest


The objective of this contest is to promote enhancement in Japanese language proficiency, as well as to be a platform for both foreign and Japanese residents to exchange and understand each other by getting the picture of multiculturalism and internationalization.

The 21st International Japanese Speech Contest (It has finished)

Time and Date

1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.  on Friday, November 3rd, 2023


Science Hall in Fukuoka City Science Museum
Address:  6th Floor, 4-2-1 Ropponmatsu, Chuo-ku,  Fukuoka city 810-0044

Contest results

Speeches by Japanese learners from Japanese classes

Award Japanese Classes Name Speech theme
First Place 太宰府日本語教室ことだまの会 ルビオ ロベルト 生きた歴史・未来を築く
Second Place ようこそ日本語教室 リン ケンジュン どうする日本のジェンダーギャップ
Third Place さくら日本語教室 イ チェン ロボットとの生活

Speeches by Japanese learners from Japanese schools

Award Japanese schools Name Speech theme
First Place 学校法人麻生塾 モルフィン キーラン ジョナサン 物語について
Second Place 愛和外語学院 ファズウィン ビンティ サムス ラーマン マレー人の結婚式











The scenes from the day are available on YouTube for a limited time.  Please take a look.

The video is available to watch from Monday, November 13, 2023, to Saturday, January 13, 2024.

★Watch the Full video

★Watch by Chapters:

1. Opening and speeches by Japanese learners from Japanese classes.

2. Speeches by Japanese learners from Japanese schools, and performances.

3. Winners’ announcement, awards, feedback and closing.



The contest was organized with the support of the following companies and organizations.


Implementing organizations


The Japanese speech contest organizing committee is composed of:


Administrative office