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KWN Celebrates 25th Anniversary with Global Contest in the USA

KWN Celebrates 25th Anniversary with Global Contest in the USA

KWN Celebrates 25th Anniversary with Global Contest in the USA

October 15, 2014. The KWN Global Awards Ceremony took place at the Panasonic Corporation of North America Headquarters in Newark, New Jersey. KWN celebrated its 25th anniversary in the place the program was founded.
More than 120 attended, including the seven finalist schools, a member of U.S. Congress, guests and the press. The Grand Prize went to Germany's Immanuel-Kant-School Bremerhaven. For their video, "Stumbling", (named after so-called "stumbling stones") they researched the history of the Holocaust and depicted what they learned in a truly moving way.

Through various activities such as a New York City tour, UNESCO World Heritage Eco Learning Program at the Statue of Liberty, and visits to NBC and ABC - two major US TV networks - the students overcame language barriers to learn about each others' cultures.

The results and award-winning videos can be seen at:

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