Communication Between Peers Promotes Development of Confucius Institute

[Source]    Confucius Institute at the University of Banja Luka [Time]    2018-06-07 13:25:36 
 

On 23th May, 2018,working members of the Confucius Institute at the University of Banja Luka were invited to the Pale Cultural Center to participate in the 17th "Chinese Bridge Competition" organized by the University of East Sarajevo. Zhou Yan, the Political Counsellor from the Chinese Embassy in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Vera Ćevriz-Nišić, the Vice Rector of the University of East Sarajevo, and Bojana Pavlovic, the Director of the Sinology Department, attended the event among others.

12 contestants went through three parts of the competition: the keynote speech, Chinese national cultural knowledge and talent show.


A contestant delivering the keynote speech

Ljiljana Stević, Home Director of the Confucius Institute at the University of Banja Luka and Cai Ying, Chinese Director also participated in the event as award-winning guest and judge respectively.


Ljiljana awarding prize

Attending this event brings inspiration to the Confucius Institute at the University of Banja Luka to hold similar events and other related activities in the future. When the competition was finished, Ljiljana Stević had an in-depth conversation with Bojana Pavlovic on organization of Chinese language courses and the training of contestants etc.