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ESU National English Public Speaking Competition

March 15, 2024. Registration until: March 8, 2024

ESU LITHUANIA's competition for High schoolers

Are you a Lithuanian high school student in 10th-12th grade? Proving your excellence in English language and presentation skills is a significant step towards your successful university life and future career.

Best in Lithuania

The English-Speaking Union (ESU) Lithuania is inviting each participating school to send one representative to give a speech on the given topic. The winner of the national competition will have the honor to represent Lithuania in the ESU International Public Speaking Competition in London.

The English-speaking union

The event is organized in collaboration with ESU


The winner represents Lithuania in the ESU International Public Speaking Competition in London for the world finals

45+ Schools

Schools from across Lithuania send their best and the brightest

What to expect

You will have 5 minutes to deliver a speech based on the theme. No audio/visual aid such as presentations are allowed.

Theme for 2024

"There is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so"


The winner of the national competition will represent Lithuania in the ESU world final that will be held in London, UK.

Read guidelines
5 minute speech

Based on your interpretation of the theme

1 day event

Entire events lasts about 6 hours

“Overwhelming support of LCC Community”

The ESU National Public Speaking Competition hosted by LCC provided me with an incredible opportunity to travel, represent my country, meet unbelievably talented people from across the globe, and improve my oratory skills. My journey to the grand final of the ESU International Public Speaking Competition in London was a wonderful experience, and I will forever treasure the memories, the friendships, and the invaluable advice. The overwhelming support of LCC’s community and the hospitality of the English-Speaking Union amazed me, I can only hope to contribute to these communities in the future, continuing the lovely partnership that started at LCC!

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Greta Pangonytė
Country of Origin: Lithuania
Winner of 2019 and 2021 National Public Speaking Competitions

Dates & registration

Please register by February 19, 2024

Competition day

March 15, 2024


LCC International University - Kretingos g. 36, Klaipėda

The organizers will send detailed information before the event to registered participants.

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