Overseas Education College of Xiamen University

Notice on Holding the 2022 Xiamen University “Hui Shi Zhong Guo (Discovering China)” Chinese Language Contest for Internonal Satitudents

Organizer: Chinese International Education College / Overseas Education College of Xiamen University

In a bid to promote the international communication of Chinese culture, interpret the fine connotation of Chinese culture, highlight the charm of the Chinese language and culture, and help the international students of Xiamen University to improve their Chinese language proficiency and understand Chinese culture, Chinese International Education College / Overseas Education College of Xiamen University is going to hold the “Hui Shi Zhong Guo (Discovering China)” Chinese Language Application Competition for International Students. Here is the notice about this event:

I. Theme

“Hui Shi Zhong Guo (Discovering China)” aims at encouraging international students to discover Chinese elements in their lives and turn them into “micro stories” with fresh and true feelings, which can be presented through short videos, speeches, descriptions, and photos.

II. Participants

All international students of Xiamen University (including graduate students, undergraduate students, and trainees).

The college will invite well-known experts in related fields to conduct pre-competition training, including the history of Fujian province, short video creation and international communication skills.  

III. Forms

1. Short video: for international students in China or abroad;

2. Offline speech: for international students on campus of Xiamen University;

3. Photo: for international students in China or abroad;

IV. Registration and Works Submission

1. Registration

Please fill in the form available in the link below or scan the QR code to submit your registration information before June 15.

Link: https://www.wjx.top/vj/hBttnWm.aspx

2. Pre-competition training

The college will organize pre-competition training from late June to early July.

  3. Works Submission and Speech Preliminary Contest

(1) Short Video and Photo

Participants should upload their works and related introduction to Alibaba Cloud or Baidu Netdisk before August 1, and then send the sharing link to gjzwjy@163.com. The email subject should be written in this order: “name + profession + photo/video + the title of works”.

(2) Speech Contest

Offline speech preliminary contest will be held in September 2022 (provisional).

V. Awards

First, second and third prizes of each program will be selected and bonus and certificates will be awarded to the winners.

VI. Requirements for Works

1.Language: Speeches and short videos should be made in Chinese;

2. Original works are required;

3.The organizing committee has the right to display, publish, compile, distribute, and disseminate online the works, and the participants have the right of authorship;

4.Speeches should be limited within 1,000 characters and last within five minutes;

5.Short Video Contest: Short videos should be kept within 5 minutes and made in Chinese with Chinese subtitles. The form can be speech, interview, short play, talent show or other. Participants can enter as a team or as individuals;

6. Photography Contest: Works can be in any form or style, photochrome or black-and-white, and can be taken with any tools, DSLR, micro single, or mobile phone. The submitted works should be JPG format with each no less than 3MB and containing Chinese elements. A description of no more than 100 characters is required to be attached (It can be written in the form of poem or prose. There is no word limit for poem but prose should be kept within 100 characters).

7.Submitted works should reflect Chinese culture, social life, or other aspects from the author’s own perspective.


Chinese International Education College / Overseas

Education College of Xiamen University

April 24, 2022

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