Stu­dents per­form in many tongues

The Advocate (Perth) - - NEWS -

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.

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