On November 26, the Second Hubei Province “Voice of Jingchu” Recitation Competition, endorsed by the Hubei Provincial Federation of Literary and Art Circles and the Hubei Provincial Department of Culture and Tourism, and organized by the Hubei Province Reciters Association, celebrated its award ceremony. The School of International Education at SCMU achieved remarkable success, with its submission “Poetic China” securing the second prize. Additionally, seven participants from Vietnam and Sudan were recognized as “Jingchu Recitation New Stars”.
Award Ceremony Scene. Photo Provided by School of International Education
The School of International Education at SCMU provided comprehensive training and guidance to these talented contestants. One of the winners, NGUYEN THI KIEU TRINH, reflected that her participation in the contest extended her learning experience beyond the classroom, enhancing her passion for learning Chinese and deepening her appreciation for Chinese culture. The School of International Education is committed to fostering a diverse array of activities that promote excellent traditional Chinese culture, thereby contributing significantly to holistic educational approaches.
This competition was an initiative by the Hubei Province Reciters Association, aligning with the core principles of the 20th Party Congress and President Xi Jinping’s key addresses at the 11th China Federation of Literary and Art Circles Congress and the 10th Chinese Writers Association Congress. The aim was to encourage the flourishing of literature and arts in Hubei and to foster a culture of reading across the nation in this new era. Building on the success of its inaugural edition, the competition welcomed widespread public engagement, attracting over six thousand submissions from recitation enthusiasts across various fields. After rigorous evaluation by experts, over four hundred participants received accolades.
List of winners:
NGUYEN THI LE (Vietnamese)
NGUYEN THI KIEU TRINH (Vietnamese)
HUYNH NHU TAM (Vietnamese)
VI NGUYEN HUYEN ANH (Vietnamese)
ALI KHALID MOHYELDEEN MOHAMED (Sudanese)
OMER ALI OMER ALI (Sudanese)
HADEEL ALHADI HAMID ADAM (Sudanese)
Edited by Liu Qiong, Reviewed by Lei Changsheng