Here we have some new pictures from the Public Speaking Competition of Estonia, 2009.
Thanks to our great photographer Okeiko.
Hope you enjoy them!
The first ESU Schools public speaking competition was held on 12th March. 13 competitors took part from 6 schools. Toomas Vitsut, Chairman of the ESU of Estonia welcomed all-competitors, judges, teachers, members of the ESU and others.
Riina Altpere took the chair and explained the background to the competition. She then introduced the Judges-HE Peter Carter, British Ambassador acting as Chairman of the Jury, Michael Wynne-Parker Member of the ESU of Estonia Committee, Former Governor of the ESU of the Commonwealth, Suliko Liiv Professor, Tallinn University, Institute of Germanic- Romance Languages and Cultures, Director, Tuuli Oder Tallinn University, Language SchoolDirector, Gustaf Hertsius Member of the ESU of Estonia Committee
Riina Altpere introduced the Convenor Zinaida Jevgrafova Member of the ESU of Estonia Committee and Timekeeper finally calling all contestants to come forward to select a number 1-13 in a ballot to decide the order of speaking.
13 competitors took part from 6 schools: Karl-Jakob Jürna, Tõnis Veispak and Paap Urbanus from Tallinn English College
, Mari Pever and Trinu Lepp from Tallinn French School
, Kristen Gilden and Ott Ilves from Gustav Adolf Grammar School
, Ingrid Teesalu and Klarika Feldberg from Tallinn Kuristiku Gymnasium
, Peeter-Paul Hallaste and Ken Kõrve from Viimsi Secondary School
, Ekke Piirisild and Hendrik Kaju from Tallinn Secondary Science School.