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2019-03-13: ESU-DK Public Speaking Competition 2019, Final

The Final of The ESU Denmark Public Speaking Competition 2019.

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Wednesday March 13th 2019

Venue: Ordrup Gymnasium, The Old Library (Den Blå Sal) in the presence of and with the active participation of ESU-DK’s Patron, H.E. Alexandra Christina, Countess of Frederiksborg

Welcome:
Mrs Birgit Fiig, Ordrup Gymnasium
Mrs Birte Steer Pallesen, Chair ESU-DK

Adjudicators:
H.E. Alexandra Christina, Countess of Frederiksborg
Ms Søs Haugaard, Lecturer, University of Copenhagen
The Revd. Smitha Prasadam, Chaplain, St Alban’s Church, Copenhagen

The Finalists who each spoke for five minutes were:  Continue reading

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ESU Debating Cup 2018 – Preliminaries S

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ESU DEBATING CUP
Monday 5th – Friday 9th November 2018

Arranged jointly by Herlev Gymnasium, Næstved Gymnasium and The English-Speaking Union (ESU-DK)

ESU Debating 2018 – Preliminaries Næstved

The training sessions and preliminary rounds for the Southern area, were held on Wednesday 7th & Thursday 8th at Næstved Gymnasium.

Our two mentors, Ethan Silver and Robyn Lawrence, Continue reading

ESU Debating Cup 2018 – Preliminaries N

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ESU DEBATING CUP
Monday 5th – Friday 9th November 2018

Arranged jointly by Herlev Gymnasium, Næstved Gymnasium and The English-Speaking Union (ESU-DK)

ESU Debating 2018 – Preliminaries Herlev

The training sessions and preliminary rounds for the Northern area, were held on Monday 5th & Tuesday 6th at Herlev Gymnasium.

Our two mentors, Ethan Silver and Robyn Lawrence, Continue reading

2018-09-02: Centenary celebration of English-Speaking

ESU-DK Celebratory Sunday Lunch to mark the Centenary of the ESU

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Sunday September 2nd 2018

Venue: Sølyst, Klampenborg, home of The Royal Copenhagen Shooting Society

Text: Claire Clausen (Guest Author)

 

On Sunday September 2nd, ESU-DK – the Danish branch of the English-Speaking Union, celebrated 100 years of peace and understanding through the use of the English language. After WW1, several visionary people in London (including Sir Evelyn Wrench and Sir Winston Churchill) decided to work towards avoiding such a conflict ever again.

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