The 42nd KICA Essay Contest

The following competition is open for application. Visit the foundation website for eligibility and for further information.   

Name of Foundation

KICA (Kyoto International Cultural Association)


・Foreign residents in Japan, aged no younger than 18

・Applicants are required to give an oral presentation, if selected, at the

    final oral contest to be conducted in Kyoto on December 1. 2019.

    (Local travel allowance will be provided.)


Japan in the International Community :  My View


1st Prize : 70,000 JPY

2nd Prize : 30,000 JPY

Effort Award : Commemorative Products 

Application Deadline

October 15 (Tue), 2019

Place to Submit

Apply directly to the foundation

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Essay must be written in Japanese.