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10th Annual VIP Reading Day

10th Annual VIP Reading Day
February 25, 2022

In celebration of International Mother Language Day, Dwight held its’ 10th Annual VIP Reading Day. Students in Preschool to Grade 5 enjoyed hearing stories told by our special guests in their native tongue.

Thirteen different languages were spoken in their storytelling while our students also learned about cultures and traditions of Denmark, Mexico, Oman, Germany, France, Pakistan, Korea, Sweden, Azerbaijan, the Netherlands, Japan, and India. We know mother language empowers us in many ways, and storytelling in different languages further promotes linguistic and cultural diversity and multilingualism at Dwight School Seoul.

Thank you to our wonderful VIP Readers:

Jin-ah Lee and Hey-in Kim – Mapo-gu police officers; Shagufta Alee, Saya Watanabe, Maki Ohira, and Michelle Yim – DSS parents; Neeti Virmani – President, Women’s Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industry; Christoph Heider – President, ECCK; Fredrik Johansson – CEO, IKEA; Dong-gyun Yoo – Mayor of Mapo-gu; H.E., Zakariya Al Saadi, Ambassador of the Sultanate of Oman; H.E., Ramzi Teymurov & Mrs. Konul Teymurova, Ambassador of the Republic of Azerbaijan; H.E., Bruno Figueroa & Mrs. Veronica Gonzalez-Laporte, Ambassador of the United Mexican States; Henrik Nielsen – Deputy Head of Mission, Embassy of the Kingdom of Denmark; Wilbert Kwakkel and Nathalie Waldmann – DSS Faculty.