Junior Italian Poetry Competition

The Swinburne Junior Italian Poetry Competition is held twice a year, in June and September. The September session is now open.

The competition is open to Year 7 and Year 8 students and takes place over three weeks. The poetry competition commences Monday 5th September and concludes Friday 22nd September 2017.

Students choose a poem to memorise for recitation. No props or actions are to be used. The recitation is to convey the meaning of the poem and is to include the title and author of the poem.

Prizes are awarded for first, second, third and fourth in each section, and special mention certificates are presented for outstanding presentations. Participation certificates are given to all students. Judges visit schools that have a minimum of 25 participants.

Invitation letters, which include enrolment forms and the poems for the competition, will be sent out to schools shortly.

Competition enquiries

Email the competition coordinator at ItalianPoetryComp@swin.edu.au for more information or to be included on the invitation list.

Study Italian at Swinburne

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