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Congratulations to the winners of this years SBS National Languages Competition

Selected across five age categories, the winning entries were chosen based on their creative approach and unique stories.


Hana Laan  (Age 4-7, Filipino)
Adam Wahby (Age 8-12, Arabic)
Felicity Nop (Age 13-15, French)
Nehal Nafcy (Age 16-18, Bangla)
Lidia Veljanovski (Age 18+, Macedonian)
View the winning entries here


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All you need to know...

Information you need to know about the 2019 SBS National Languages Competition and stories across the SBS network

Downloadable posters, entry forms and FAQs
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