Hanyuqiao Competition 汉语桥比赛

Hanyu Qiao (Chinese Bridge) Chinese Proficiency Competition for secondary school students in WA

5月20日西澳中学生汉语桥预选赛

6月15-16日珀斯举办区域赛(NT, SA, ACT and WA)

The Hanyu Qiao Chinese Proficiency Competition is an annual worldwide Chinese Mandarin speaking and performance competition. The competition is organised by Confucius Institute Headquarters (Hanban) and local Confucius Institutes.

Time and Venue

Hanyu Qiao competition for Western Australian secondary school students will be held on 20th  May Saturday, 2017 at Kurrajong Theatre of Confucius Institute.

The winners of the WA Finals will participate in the regional finals in Perth on 15-16 June. There are varied prizes for the participants and travel opportunities to China for top-prize winners.

Components of the Competition 

The competition consists of three components:

  • Written test in Chinese on your general knowledge of China (20 minutes);
  • Unscripted speech on the topic of “Dreams Enlighten the Future ” (2 minutes);
  • Cultural performance relevant to Chinese culture (3-5 minutes) e.g. singing in Chinese, martial arts, Chinese folk dancing and Chinese poetry recital etc.

Eligibility

To be eligible for the competition, you must meet the following requirements:

Be a currently enrolled secondary school student in Western Australia

  • Be between 15 – 20 years old
  • Non-Chinese citizen or Chinese-heritage student
  • Not born and raised in a Chinese-speaking country
  • Be a genuine speaker of Chinese (Mandarin) as a second language (if in doubt please contact the Confucius Institute)

To participate in the competition, please talk to your teacher and email the completed Recommendation Form to confucius.institute@uwa.edu.au before 5 May.

Call for Participation in Hanyuqiao Competition 2017

Recommendation Form_Secondary School candidate 2017

Hanyu Qiao (Chinese Bridge) Chinese Proficiency Competition for university students

大学生汉语桥(ACT, NT, SA & WA)

Adelaide in May 2017, Information available soon

Information of 2016 competition FYI:

The “Hanyu Qiao” (Chinese Bridge) Chinese Proficiency Competition is an annual world-wide Chinese Mandarin speaking and performance competition. The competition is organised by the Confucius Institute Headquarters (Hanban). The theme for the 15th competition is “Dreams Enlighten the Future ”. The regional competition for ACT, NT, SA and WA in Australia will take place on 7th May at the Confucius Institute at the University of Western Australia.

The participants will have the opportunity to win great prizes for the competition including Chinese language scholarships, travel opportunities in China and the two top-prize winners will go to Changsha, China in July to take part in the Grand Hanyuqiao Finals which will be filmed by TV and broadcast in prime time to an audience of tens of millions.

Competition Format

The competition has three segments:

  • a written test in Chinese on your general knowledge of China (20 minutes);
  • an unscripted speech (“Dreams Enlighten the Future” (2 minutes) plus a Q&A ; and
  • a cultural performance relevant to Chinese culture e.g. singing in Chinese, martial arts, Chinese folk dancing, Chinese poem recital, etc. (3-5 minutes).

Eligibility

To be eligible the candidate must meet the following requirements:

  • Be a currently student of an Australian tertiary institution in ACT, NT, SA, or WA.
  • Be under 30 years of age at time of application.
  • Be an Australian citizen with non-Chinese background.
  • Be a genuine speaker of Chinese (Mandarin) as a second language (if in doubt please contact the Confucius Institute (confucius.institute@uea.edu.au or 08 6488 6888)

Application Process

The Confucius Institute at the University of Western Australia invite students from universities and colleges in ACT, NT, SA, and WA to participate in the 15th Hanyuqiao Competition which takes place on 7th May 2016.

Call for Participants in HYQ 2016_University

To be considered for entry, please complete the 2016_Recommendation-form_Uni-candidate and send it to the Confucius Institute at UWA: confucius.institute@uwa.edu.au before 22 April. We will confirm your eligibility to participate and send you a confirmative reply.

Photos of Previous Hanyuqiao Competition  

HYQ_Flyer  VIPs IMG_8186 Contestants

合影

第一名  2nd prize 前三名 UWA Ian with Prize winner   Speech first prize  颁奖

Hanyuqiao for Secondary School Students

Group photo 2  Contestants 2

William Eunyoung Daphne

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA 合影1 With Minister-consellor Xu

HYQ_flyer_A2 - 复件