“Chinese Bridge” 2016 Qualifying Event
Our centre has successfully hosted the “Chinese Bridge” qualifying event since 2007. On the morning of May 29th, 13 contestants from a number of universities in the Sydney area demonstrated their obsession with China and for Chinese culture, as well as the understanding and application of Chinese, at the Lend Lease Darling Quarter Theatre. The theme of this contest was “Dreams lighten up the future”. Finally, the sophomore Hamid Sediqi (Chinese name is Han Bao) from the University of Western Sydney won the first place prize. The performance won the applause of the audience and the judges. Many of them have been to China and know quite a lot about Chinese culture. Later on in the afternoon, the ninth “Chinese Bridge” Chinese contest for middle School students was held as well. Amay Jain, a student from the Sydney King’s School won the first prize.
The judges and guests attended this event including the Chinese Consulate General in Sydney Education Counsellor professor Wang Xiaojia and the consular Liu Jianbo, NSW education senior government officer and the charger of community hall international exchange program, the director of Confucius institute professor Shi Shuangyuan, the dean of NSW association of Chinese teachers, the President of the senior Meng Xiangqing, Member of parliament in Kogarah NSW Chris Minns, the head of HSK centre Wang Xinhui, the director of Confucius institute at University of New South Wales Xi junfang, the director of Confucius institute at University of Sydney Yan Feng, the director of Chinese department at University of western Sydney Qi Ruying, and the senior Chinese teacher Zhao Lijiang,etc. The judges and guests gave this event high praise.
我中心从2007年起就一直承办“汉语桥”悉尼预选赛。第十五届（2016）“汉语桥”预选赛于5月29日上午在悉尼的Lend Lease Darling Quarter Theatre举行。本次的主题是“梦想点亮未来”，来自悉尼地区多所大学的13名选手在此充分展示了他们对汉语和中华文化的痴迷，以及对中文的了解和应用。西悉尼大学大二学生Hamid Sediqi（中文名为汉宝）荣获第一名。他们的表演博得全场观众的热烈掌声，征服了评委。他们中还有不少人去过中国，对中国文化十分了解。当日下午还举行了第九届“汉语桥”世界中学生中文比赛，The King’s School的学生Amay Jain荣获第一名。