On December 22, “Star of Chinese” 2018 for College Students, sponsored by the Chinese Confucius Institute Headquarters (Hanban) and organized by the Confucius Institute at University of Al Azhar Indonesia, was held in the Auditorium Hall on the third floor of Indonesia Ministry of Culture and Education. 90 students from 8 colleges and universities, including the University of Araza, Jakarta National University and Universitaas Bunda Mulia(UBM), participated in the competition. The contest was composed of three parts, Chinese word spelling and the Chinese idiom story telling for individual students, and the Chinese drama performance for group students. The fierce competition produced two comprehensive prizes and four single champions.
The closing and prize presentation ceremony was attended by Mr. Zhou Bin, Counselor for cultural office of Chinese Embassy in Indonesia, Ms. Lin Yubao, teacher of Chinese Confucius Institute Headquarters (Hanban) for the management of volunteers in Indonesia, heads of Indonesia Changhong Meiling Electric Co., Ltd, Xiamen Airlines Office in Djakarta, Indonesian Foundation of Expanding Education and Djakarta Chinese Teachers Association, dean of the Confucius Institute at University of Al Azhar Indonesia, and heads and teacher representatives of Chinese teaching from colleges and universities of Djakarta. Mr. Zhou Bin awarded prizes to the two contestants who won the comprehensive prize. He thought highly of the organization of this event and fully affirmed the role of Confucius Institute in improving the exchange of education and culture between China and Indonesia.
(Translated by Huang Lijun/ Reviewed by Chen Fang)