WOW Arts and Culture
Painting and Verse Competition
With this competition, WOW would like to help stimulate creativity and a love for art and poetry in the younger learners. Learners must write down and decorate a poem (their own or a published poem) on A3-sized paper. The artwork with the poem on it is judged in different categories and the winners are announced in September. This competition is tackled according to a predetermined theme
WOW Debate Festival
Debaters can hone their skills and participate in informal competitions. Due to increasing interest, there are three divisions: New Brooms (teams with little experience), Old Hands (more experience), and Hard Jaws (the experienced teams). Selected WOW schools advance to the ATKV Debating Competition.
Primary schools are trained in teaching and presenting oratory speeches. Learners in grades 5 to 7 take part in the WOW Orators and challenge themselves to deliver the best public speaking speech. Educators are trained as judges and given the opportunity to judge participants.
WOW Drama Workshop
A workshop where drama teachers’ and learners’ talents and techniques are honed in writing a new text, adapting texts into a drama production, directing a production, as well as acting for actors. It is presented by award-winning playwrights, actors, and directors.