Students perform in many tongues
HUNDREDS of parents, students and teachers packed a Middle Swan theatre for the fourth annual Swan Christian Education Association’s (SCEA) languages performance competition.
Held in the Maali Mia Theatre at Swan Christian College on August 23, the SCEAVision challenged students from kindergarten to Year 12 across all SCEA schools to perform in a language other than English.
It also saw students from Northshore Christian Grammar School, which opened in Alkimos this year, perform for the first time.
The competition featured more than 100 students giving 37 performances in 15 languages, including Auslan, Afrikaans, Japanese, Indonesian, Italian, French, Mandarin, Spanish, German, Burmese, Maori and the Yorta Yorta indigenous language.
Swan Christian College student John Saxon performed for his fourth and final time in a fourth language, and won the Year 10-12 category with Hamsafar in Farsi.
A group of Ellenbrook Christian College students took out the Year 1-3 category, performing Dapper Muis in Afrikaans.
Anke Tamsen of Swan Christian College was the winner of the Year 7-9 category, performing Lisa Se Clavier in Afrikaans.
Ellenbrook Christian College students perform Dapper Muis (Brave Mouse) in Afrikaans.