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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

Primary Schools

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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.

High schools

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WOW Speakers

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.

Primary Schools

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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.

Primary Schools and High Schools

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