Discover Canada 2015 – 2nd edition of the National Contest on Canada for High School Students

Thursday, 12 Mar. 2015

The semifinals are held on March 12, 2015 at the Institute of English Cultures and Literatures, at 12:00, lecture hall 0.3.
The event will begin with a lecture entitled “Political Satire in Canadian Television Shows” by dr Lindsay Thistle from Canadian Studies Centre, University of Trent, Canada.
50 students selected from 1022 will participate in the second stage of the Discover Canada 2015 contest, which is a joint project of the Institute of English Cultures and Literatures and I Liceum Ogólnokształcące in Żory. The patronage of the contest was accepted by the Ministry of National Education, Canadian Embassy in Poland, Polish Consulate in Toronto, President of the University of Silesia Prof. zw. dr hab. Wiesław Banyś, President of the City of Żory, and the Chief Education Officer in Katowice.

Among the contest awards are: the admission to the Institute of English Cultures and Literatures and the Institute of English Language (after graduation from high school), and high financial awards (3000 PLN for the first prize, 2000 PLN for the second, and 1000 PLN for the third - sponsored by the President of the City of Żory).
The University coordinator of the Discover Canada 2015 contest is dr Eugenia Sojka, Head of the Canadian Studies Centre.
More information of the contest can be found at: http://www.mt-oka.pl/

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