Fiscal year 2023

[The 5th Japanese Speech Contest] Now Accepting Applications!

KIEA presents
The 5th Japanese Speech Contest

Now Accepting Applications!

Come and Express yourself in Japanese!

Application guidelines(PDF)

Application Form(PDF)



Date and Time

Oct. 15th / 2023 (SUN) PM 1:00~


Higashichiku Gakushu Center
Address: 114-2 Shinkawa-cho, Kanoya

Speech themes

Any; however, please refrain from political and/or religious topics.

Speech length

Maximum 5 minutes / person

Who is eligible

Those who fulfill criteria (1)-(3)
(1)Non-Japanese nationals who currently reside in Kagoshima Prefecture.

(2)Those whose native language isn’t Japanese.

(3)Those who haven’t received 1st place in past contests.


1st , 2nd, 3rd place and/or more (prizes available).

How to sign up

 STEP 1 

Fill out the application form and submit it to KIEA by Aug. 31st (THU).

Extended deadline to Sep. 15th (FRI)

 STEP 2 

Submit a copy of your speech to KIEA by Sep. 30th(SAT).

How to submit

Either by email, fax, post or in person.

Where to submit

KIEA office


20-1 Kyoei-cho, Kanoya city
(Regional promotion division,Kanoya city Office)


  • Applicants whose applications have been received will be contacted by the personnel in charge at the email address provided on the application form.
  • KIEA will record this speech contest and may release the contents for publicity purposes.


KIEA office (Person in charge: Fujimoto).
FAX 0994-31-1172
TEL 0994-31-1147
Address 20-1 Kyoei-cho, Kanoya city