The Finals of the 10th “Chinese Bridge” Chinese Proficiency Competition for Foreign Secondary School Students in Argentina Division Is Underway

[Source]    people.com.cn [Time]    2017-09-01 16:20:34 
 


The venue of the Chinese Bridge Chinese Proficiency Competition

On the afternoon of August 28th, the final session of the 10th “Chinese Bridge” Chinese Proficiency Competition for Foreign Secondary School Students was held at the golden hall of the city council in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Nearly 200 Chinese lovers watched the highest level of Chinese proficiency competition held for Argentinean secondary school students in the classical 100-year Old building. A number of city councilors watched the competition with repeated applause resounding in the magnificent golden hall.


The contestant performing the Tai Chi sword


The winner Marina taking a photo with Yuan Jianping (first from left), Chinese City Councilor of Buenos Aires and Yang Chuanying (first from right), Cultural Counsellor of the Chinese Embassy in Arabia

A total of nine Argentinean secondary school students participated in today's finals and the first prize went to the 16-year-old Marina. She gained praise of the judges by her accurate pronunciation and excellent performance. Marina said that Chinese has a special appeal to her. Chinese has its own beauty. She has persisted in learning talent for three years, which boosted her artistic sentiment.

(Story and photos by Zhang Weizhong; people.com.cn, Buenos Aires, August 28th)