Hosted by TWGHs with the Faculty of Education, The Chinese University of Hong Kong and The Education University of Hong Kong as co-organisers, the 2017 Territory-wide Young Children’s English Song Singing Contest was successfully staged. The Contest aimed to nurture young children’s interest and enhance their confidence and competence in learning English through singing.
The Singing Contest has been organised annually for kindergarten children since 2006. This year, over 3,100 children from 146 kindergartens, nurseries and child care centres took part in the preliminary contest on 19 November 2016. A total of 9 teams were shortlisted for the final contest. The winners were announced during the Final Contest on 14 January 2017.
Champion: St. Paul’s Catholic Day Nursery (Tai Wai)
1st Runner-up: The Alliance Kindergarten
1st Runner-up: TWGHs Ko Teck Kin Memorial Kindergarten
2nd Runner-up: Hong Kong Christian Service Times Nursery School
2nd Runner-up: HHCKLA Buddhist Wai Kwong Ka Fuk Kindergarten
2nd Runner-up: S.K.H. Crown of Thorns Church Kwai Chung Kindergarten
2nd Runner-up: Deborah International Pre-school (Bauhinia Garden)
2nd Runner-up: TWGHs Wong Chu Wai Fun Kindergarten
2nd Runner-up: Sacred Heart Canossian Kindergarten
Children with attractive dressup performed well in the contest.