The second half was English Table Topic session. Participants of contest were 8! It was great! Contest chair was done by TM K. M.
As well as Japanese session, the Explanation of the contest was going smoothly. After finishing explanation, contest got started.
The theme of contest speech was “What’s MOTTAINAI for you”
MOTTAINAI is becoming global word, so this theme is suitable for today.
The 1st speaker was TM K. F.
She told us how to use the pencil longer as MOTTAINAI thing.
It’s difficult to use shortened pencil. But she showed the technique using short pencil. Even though it was improvised, her speech was well concidered.
The 2nd speaker was TM M. N.
She is thinking about saving water as MOTTAINAI things. And she explained the expanding MOTTAINAI word throughout the world. We could get the knowledge of ecology in the world.
The 3rd speaker was TM Keith Ohmi.
TM Ohmi’s MOTTAINAI thing was work time. He explained that there is much waste time during work conpareing to Toastmasters meeting.
We could know again how the meeting of Taostmasters is superior.
The 4th speaker was TM T. Y.
The MOTTAINAI thing for him is electricity. His speech taught me that continuing small effort for ecology would become our precious future.
The 5th speaker was TM A. M.
She is thinking a lot of people are missing beautiful scenery in Kanagawa prefecture. And that’s MOTTAINAI. It’s interesting that after asked what MOTTAINAI thing, she thought scenery promptly.
The 6th speaker was TM S. S.
Her speech was also interesting, because she is thinking the death of great musician as MOTTAINAI thing. It was beautiful story.
The 7th speaker was TM T. K.
He mentioned about the food as MOTTAINAI thing.
Especially in Japan, A lot of food are thrown away.
He hopes a part of them may be distributed to poor animals.
After interview, it would go award session.
The 1st place : TM Keith Ohmi
The 2nd place : TM A. M.
The 3rd place: TM M. N.
It was fantastic, murverous and exciting meeging.
Thanks for all helpers, judges and contestants.