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The 16th ​​Chinese Bridge Chinese Proficiency Competition for Foreign College Students Singapore 2017


Do you want to display your Chinese language proficiency and showcase your Chinese cultural skills?
Do you want to mingle with individuals from around the world who speak Chinese language?
Do you want to perform on Chinese television and win a scholarship to further your studies in China?
Don't miss out this opportunity and sign up now!

The "Chinese Bridge" or Hanyu Qiao is an annual event organised by the Office of Chinese Language Council International (Hanban). The event is targeted to the enthusiasts who have the passion for Chinese language and culture. Since its inception in 2002, the “Chinese Bridge”, an event aims at promoting the learning of Chinese language and culture, creates a platform for college students around the world to display their language proficiency and showcase their talent related to Chinese culture. 

Theme:  "Dreams Enlighten the Future​"

1) Eligibility:  
  • Aged 18 – 30 years old, must not be born in the People Republic of China, first language is not Chinese and currently enrolled at a Singapore university or polytechnic

2) Content:
  • Culture skills: Put up an artistic performance (not exceeding 5 mins)
The forms of performance could include but not limited to: Chinese songs, dance, acrobatics, musical instruments, Chinese calligraphy, Chinese ink painting, Wu-Shu, diabolo etc...
  • Knowledge of China. (MCQ and short questions on China and Chinese culture)
Prize (Singapore leg):
1st Prize: Trophy + $300 Book Voucher + Certificate
2nd Prize: Trophy + $200 Book Voucher + Certificate
3rd Prize: Trophy + $100 Book Voucher + Certificate​
Consolation Prizes (x5): $50 Book Voucher + Certificate
*1st Prize winner will represent Singapore to compete in the grand finals conducted in China
**2nd Prize winner will participate at the grand finals as observing guest.
(1st and 2nd prize winners will attend Chinese cultural education programme for 2 weeks. Flights, food, lodging, transportation and group activities in China will be sponsored by Hanban)

Preliminary Round: 12 May 2017 (Fri)
​Final Round: ​27 May 2017 (Sat)
Venue:Confucius Institute, NTU​​​​
​Registration Closing Date: 8 May 2017 (Mon)

​To​ participate, please download and email the completed application form to jh.lim​​ /​ or contact us at 6514 1397 / 6592 7590 for more information.

Chinese Bridge Competition 2017 Application Form

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