Languages Build Video Contest Winners

2023 Winners

From January to March 2023, we invited language learners across Canada to create videos that share how learning an additional language has helped “build” aspects of their identity, personality, or society. Congratulations to the 2023 contest winners!

Grand Prize Winners

Laun Shoemaker’s Kindergarten Class (French)

Sophia Behar (Chinese and Spanish)

Dylan Vinette (French)

First Runners-Up

Amelia, Maya, and Vinnie (French)

Laura Sie (French, Indonesian, Spanish, and Portuguese)

Second Runner-Up

Chiara Frangione (French)

2022 Winners

The second edition of the Languages Build Video Contest accepted entries about learning any language.

Grand Prize Winners

Angelo and Pelle (Mandarin)

Karla Ramirez (English)

Sophia Xiao (French and Spanish)

Brittany Morgan’s Class (French)

Erica Molinaro’s Class (French)

First Runners-Up

Nethra, Natalie, Ibrahim, and Elias (French)

Kyana Lim (French)

Krisalyn, Joanna, and Yeonsoo (Mandarin)

Adrienne, Talyss, Kylie, Carolyn, and Keighlagh (Irish)

Erin Dawe’s Class (French and Cree)

Kindra Harte’s Class (French)

Second Runners-Up

Gabrielle Ghafari (French)

Maria, Ysabelle, Carter, and Lana (Filipino)

Sikora Decker (Japanese)

2020 Winners

In 2020, the Languages Build Video Contest asked language learners of all ages to share their stories of how learning one or both of Canada’s official languages has impacted their lives. View the winning videos below.

First Place Winners

Mme Dawe’s Grade 6 class (NL)

Shaylin Liu (ON)

Chelsey Brassard (ON)

Second Place Winners

Annabella Abbott (NL)

Shuaichen Liao (ON)

Sydney Drygala (ON)

Third Place Winners

Celina Luk (ON)

Victor Chen (ON)

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