Launching Ceremony of "Chinese Language Teaching Idols" Summer Camp Successfully Held at Confucius Institute Headquarters

[Source]    Confucius Institute Headquarters(Hanban) [Time]    2017-06-20 08:41:17 

On the afternoon of June 14th, 2017, the launching ceremony of the first "Chinese Language Teaching Idols" Summer Camp—the 2017 Exchange Conference on Chinese Teaching of Master of Teaching Chinese to Speakers of Other Languages (MTCSOL) was held at the Confucius Institute Headquarters/Hanban. 50 campers and their leading teachers from 41 colleges and universities at home and abroad gathered together. Ma Jianfei, Deputy Chief Executive of Confucius Institute Headquarters and Deputy Director-General of Hanban attended the launching ceremony and conferred the camp banner to the representatives.

Ma Jianfei conferring the camp banner to the representatives

All campers and their teachers took photos in front of the flags of all nations in the building of the headquarters and visited the Chinese Culture Experience Center in spirits to closely appreciate the profoundness of Chinese culture. Campers in the competition tried on "Peking Opera" costumes, experienced digital Peking Opera masks and "played" Chinese zither. Andre, a Russian camper from Sun Yat-Sen University, said that he had not only harvested friendship in the "Chinese Language Teaching Idols", but also improved his ability of Chinese teaching. Speaking of the following competition, he said that he was eager to show himself as a contestant in the Chinese-teaching competition.

Campers visiting Chinese Culture Experience Center

Trying on "Peking Opera" costumes

"Playing" Chinese zither

The first Confucius Institute in the world was founded by the Confucius Institute Headquarters/Hanban in 2004. As of now, 513 Confucius Institutes and 1074 Confucius Classrooms have been established in 140 countries and regions. Confucius Institutes have become important platforms for people from all around the world to study Chinese language, know about China and promote cultural exchanges between China and the world. Currently, over 10,000 students from home and abroad are now studying for the academic degree of TCSOL in 106 colleges and universities. They will become Chinese teachers after graduation and promote cultural exchanges between China and the world.

Group photo


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