THE Embassy of the Republic of Korea and Universiti Brunei Darussalam (UBD) jointly organised the final round of the Korean Speech Contest on December 17.
The contest was held at the Institute for Leadership, Innovation and Advancement (ILIA) Lecture Theatre, UBD.
Six contestants of Beginner Level Category and five contestants of Intermediate Level Category demonstrated their Korean language skills and were judged based on fluency and ability to engage with the audience.
The guest of honour was Cho Won-myung, Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to Brunei Darussalam.
In the Beginner Level Category, first place was won by Nikmatul Amirah binti Haji Kamarudin, second place by Chak Siaw Teng and third place by Nur Fazrenna Nazezerah binti Mohd Kamransah.
In the Intermediate Level Category, first place was won by Florence Loh, second place by Lim Rui Shuan and third place by Goh Shi Jing.
Return air tickets to Korea were presented to the first place winners by Saidai bin Haji Hitam, Director of Language Centre, UBD in the Beginner Level Category and Cho Won-myung in the Intermediate Level Category.