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Sakari Mesimäki places second in Japanese speech contest

last modified Mar 06, 2015 04:35 PM

Sakari MesimäkiSakari Mesimäki, a 4th-year student reading Japanese in the Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies, participated as a finalist in the 10th Japanese Speech Contest for University Students, co-organised by the Japan Foundation and the British Association for Teaching Japanese as a Foreign Language (BATJ). Mesimäki and five other finalists (students from Leeds University, Newcastle University, SOAS, and University of Sheffield) were shortlisted after submitting written applications and taking telephone interviews. The final contest was held on Saturday, 28th February 2015 at Regent's University, London.

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