Shakespeare Competition 2015

We invite pupils and students to join us for

the 2015 ESU Ukraine Shakespeare Competition!

The 2015 English-Speaking UnionUkraine Shakespeare Competition will take place on 23 April 2015 at the Faculty of Foreign Languages, Kirovograd State Pedagogical University, Assembly Hall, 1, Shevchenko Street, Kirovograd, Ukraine.

The Competition is open for 10-11 form school pupils and 1-6 year of studying university students.

Through the Shakespeare Competition students develop communication skills and an appreciation of the power of the English language and literature.

In the English-Speaking UnionUkraine Shakespeare Competition students:

  • Get engaged in an interactive, performance-based study of the English literature.

  • Participate in the close reading of Shakespeare's text through intellectual, physical and vocal engagement.

  • Develop critical thinking and close reading skills.

  • Increase their self-confidence with public-speaking.

  • Discover and explore the beauty of complexity of Shakespeare's poetic language and classic themes.

  • Bring the timeless works of Shakespeare to life and learn to express his words with understanding, feeling and clarity.

COMPETITION RULES: 

Participant must register in the ESU web-site filling in the application form by 20, March 2015. To register, please, visit www.esu-ua.org.ua

Each student must select, memorize and perform one sonnet from Shakespeare's 154 sonnet cycle.

  • The sonnet must be complete (no cutting of lines in the sonnet is allowed).

  • Students' order of performance is determined by lot.

  • Students cannotwear costumes or use props of any kind (including chairs, jewelry, items of clothing, etc.).

  • Music is not allowed to use.

 

To learn more about the Competition and the English-Speaking UnionUkraine, visit www.esu-ua.org.ua  

Contact us by email/by mobile phone:

Esu.ukraine@yahoo.com

0509179515 Margaryta Danilko

066 3317911 Nadiya Ivanenko

 

0672546400 Larysa Yarova