The 2019 Chinese Bridge Competition for Irish college students will be held on 14th April, 2019. The competition offers a platform for university students all over the world to demonstrate their Chinese skills and share their Chinese learning experience with others. The competition is aimed to increase Chinese learners’ enthusiasm to study and understand more about Chinese language and culture. The competition is organized by the Confucius Institute Headquarters（Hanban）and present by the Education Section of the Embassy of The People’s Republic of China in Ireland, the UCD Confucius Institute for Ireland and the Irish Institute for Chinese Studies at UCD.
One World One Family
UCD Confucius Institute
9:30am - 17:30pm, Sunday, 14th April, 2019
Requirements of the contestants
18 to 30 years of age; non-Chinese nationals; non-native Chinese speakers; College students; not an award recipient in last year’s Chinese Bridge competition. (Note: Contestants will represent Ireland for the final competition in China)
2. Scan the QR code to enter the online registration page and finish the submission.
The Deadline of Registration
5th, April, 2019 (Friday)
The Competition Focus is on
1) Chinese language proficiency
listening, speaking, reading and writing skills.
2) Chinese cultural skills
Chinese songs, dances, instruments, drama, martial arts, calligraphy, painting, etc.
The competition has 2 phases: Preliminary Competition and Final Competition.
1) 90s Self-introduction and Prepared Speech in Chinese (Any topics related to China, not coincide with the final speech) 50%
2) Chinese Arts Performance Contest (Within 2 mins) 50%
Eight participants will be selected to enter the Final Competition in the afternoon of the same day.
1) Speech Contest with the given topic: One World One Family 50% Speech within 2 mins, followed by Q&A section
2) Chinese Arts Performance Contest 50%
Within 5 mins, points would be deducted if time limit exceeded.
All participants will be awarded with certificates or awards according to their performances.
l No. of 1st Prizes: 1
(To participate the international level final competition held
in China, and probably obtain Confucius Institute Scholarship)
l No. of 2nd Prizes: 2
l No. of 3rd Prizes: 3
l No. of Award for Eloquence & Intelligence: 1 (will be selected from all the participants)
l No. of Award for Talent & Knowledge: 1 (will be selected from all the participants)
UCD Confucius Institute for Ireland