To encourage international students to acquire a knowledge of Chinese classics and learn excellent Chinese culture as well as promote the Chinese language and culture worldwide, Shandong Education Department, Language Affairs Committee of Shandong Province, and Shandong Education TV Station jointly organized “The 2020 Shandong Province Chinese Classics Recitation Contest Series”. 14 contestants from 9 universities participated in the finals in Jinan on December 18. DELBAZPOUR SARA, the Iranian student from SDUST, won the third prize.
The contest consisted of three sections namely “Talent Show”, “Q & A” and “Best Speech”. In the “talent show” section, with a song titled “Great China”, SARA expressed her passion for China, her second hometown. In the“Best Speech” section, with immense passion, SARA made an outstanding performance. A sincere expression for her longing for China, her passion for Chinese culture, and her affection towards China, received unanimous praise from all the judges.
“This contest is a good opportunity for me to appreciate excellent Chinese traditional culture and communicate with students from different universities and countries. More than anything, this contest confirms my resolution to continue my Chinese study and enrich my knowledge,” said SARA after the contest.