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Speakers Idol

Speakers Idol

902-5075 Yonge Street, Toronto (ON), M2N 6C6, Canada

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About Friends of Simon Wiesenthal Center for Holocaust Studies proudly presents our annual speaking competition Speakers Idol, now in its fifth year.
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Description Friends of Simon Wiesenthal Center for Holocaust Studies proudly presents Speakers Idol, our annual public speaking competition. Our 2016 program invites students between grades 6-12 to write three-minute speeches addressing the following quotation from Holocaust Survivor Simon Wiesenthal, who dedicated his life to the pursuit of social justice:

“The history of man is a history of crimes and history can repeat. So information is the best defense. Through this, we can build, we must build, a defense against repetition.”

We are excited to announce Entertainment Tonight's Rick Campanelli will be joining us as Master of Ceremonies!

THE DETAILS

Submission guidelines:
All speeches must be submitted as Word Documents to education@fswc.ca by March 4, 2016

Speakers Idol Event:
March 31, Toronto Centre for the Arts, 5040 Yonge St. Toronto, ON.

Prizes:
First place- $700.00
Second place- $250.00
Third place- $100.00

Competition Categories:
Category one- Grades 6-8
Category two- Grades 9-12

We look forward to receiving your submissions and can't wait to see who will take home the title of Speakers Idol, 2016!
Awards First Prize: $700.00
Second Prize: $250.00
Third Prize: $100.00

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