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Tenth Annual JAT Contest for New and Aspiring Translators: Commentaries from the Judges

Judges Commentaries

James Davis
Ruth McCreery
Ken Wagner

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Tenth Annual JAT Contest: Translation of Award Winners and Finalists

Translation of award-winners and finalists (Japanese-to-English Conest)

1st place:     E17  Kamil Spychalski
2nd place:     E5  Colin Wilson
Finalists:     E13  Heidi Christian   E33 Natalie-Anne Hall   E37 Keith Krulak

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Tenth Annual JAT Contest Winners

The winners of the Tenth Annual JAT Contest for New and Aspiring Japanese<>English Translators have been selected as follows:

Japanese to English Contest
    1st place:    E17  Kamil Spychalski (Fukuoka)   
    2nd place:     E5  Colin Wilson (Tokyo)
    Finalists:     E13  Heidi Christian   E33 Natalie-Anne Hall   E37 Keith Krulak

English to Japanese Contest
   1st place:    J22  Satoko Minagawa (Vancouver)
   2nd place:   J21  Sayaka Kikuchi (Shizuoka)
   Finalists:      J5  Fumiko Kawaguchi    J17 Etsuko Sugiyama    J27 Mihoko Tsutsumi  
                    

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Tenth Annual JAT Contest Finalists

The finalists of the Tenth Annual JAT Contest for New and Aspiring Japanese/English Translators are:

Japanese to English Division: E5, E13, E17, E33 and E37
English to Japanese Division: J5, J17, J21, J22 and J27  


 

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Tenth Annual JAT Contest: Source Texts and Guidelines (OCT. 1-31, 2013)

Entries are now closed.We had  37 entrants in the Japanese to English category and 49 in the English to Japanese category.  If you have entered but not have received your ID number please contact congest@jat.org. The ID numbers of the five finalists will be announced on the JAT website in late December 2013.

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Tenth Annual JAT Contest for New and Aspiring Japanese/English Translators

Seeking to encourage talented people to enter the translation field, JAT is pleased to announce its tenth annual Japanese<>English translation contest for new and aspiring translators. The actual passage to be translated is a real-life text—the sort of thing a working commercial translator might well be called upon to do.

    Organized and funded by:NPO Japan Association of Translators (JAT)
    Open to:Anyone with less than three years’ experience as a professional translator.JAT membership not required.
                Previous entrants (except winners) are welcome to enter again.
    Divisions:Japanese-to-English, English-to-Japanese
    Entry fee:Free

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IJET Report by the Contest Winners

IJET24 Report: おかげさまで、I had a brilliant time! 

                                                               by Lucy Takato

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