SAU's First Edition of International Students' “Chinese Star” Competition and First Edition of International Students' “Chinese Cultural Festival” Award Ceremony Successfully Completed
On 1st December 2017 at 6pm, Shenyang Aerospace University’s First Edition of International Students' “Chinese Star” Competition and First Edition of International Students' “Chinese Cultural Festival” Award Ceremony was solemnly held in the International Lecture Hall second floor of the library. The event was sponsored by the International Education College of Shenyang Aerospace University and with the help of the SAU Foreign Students Chinese Language and Culture Association,and co-organized by the International Student Union, the Chinese and Foreign Culture Exchange Institute, the SAU Society of Studies of Ancient Civilizations, the SAU Paper-cut Association and the SAU Hanfu Society. Many distinguished guests took part in the event, namely: the direct Party branch secretary of the International Educational College, Mr. Shi Guangda; the Vice Dean of the International Education College, Prof. Liu Ping; the Vice Dean of the International Education College, Mr. Pan Qibo; Professor of Shenyang Normal University's Department of Chinese language and Literature, Mrs. Dong Cui; Liaoning International Exchange Association's teacher, Mrs. Lin Lin; the Cadet office director of the Civil Aviation Department, Mrs. Wang Na; the Associate Director of the Graduate School's School Office, Mrs. Dong Yiqiao; SAU's Party and Government Office's teacher, Mrs. Pan Yan and SAU's Dean's Office teacher, Mr. Zou Qing.
The competition was divided into 2 rounds: speech contest and talent show, requiring the contestants to finish their speeches within a time limit, exhibit their ability of expression in Chinese and their Chinese talent and skills. The Ecuadorian student, Sebastian Valdez, was the champion of the "Chinese Star" Competition. Also, the Hanfu fashion show brought by the Hanfu Society, the Peking Opera performance of the "Eulogy of Pear Flower" and the Chinese calligraphy and paper-cut works showed the Foreign students the unique charm of the Chinese traditional culture.
Thus, the First Edition of Foreign Students' "Chinese Culture Festival" was successfully completed. This festival did not only showed the unique charm of Chinese culture and the elegant demeanor of the foreign students, but also conveyed the profound friendship between Chinese and foreign students. We believe that through this festival, the foreign students will be more passionate about the local customs and practices, and make use of the Chinese language as a bridge to spread this love and passion around the world.