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2023 "Chinese Bridge"

Chinese Competition of East U.S.. Area

Chinese Competition of East U.S. Area

The event organized by the Chinese Consulate General in New York and co-organized by the Confucius Institute at Alfred University. Students who learned Chinese in East U.S. can participate.

  1. Competitors Qualification

    Students born and raised in the United States, aged 6 to 30, from universities/ colleges or schools of New York consular area ten states (NY NJ PA OH CT RI MA VT NH ME). Students and their parents are all non-Chinese native speakers.

  2. Competition Themes

    The competition includes three groups: university/college students, secondary school students and elementary school students. The theme for university/college and secondary school students is "One World, One Family". The theme for elementary school students is "Happy Chinese, Joy & Fun".

  3. Competition Procedure

    The competition consists of a preliminary round and a final. From now on the contestants can start submitting registration form and videos, and the experts of the competition committee will select 10 winners to participate in the final. The deadline of submission is April 20th, 2023.

    The details of finals will be announced after preliminary.

    A certificate of participation will be awarded to all participants in the competition; The finalists will select by their speech and talent show. The winners will include: 1 first prize, 2 second prizes, 3 third prizes, and prizes such as best knowledge, best creativity, best speech, and best talent award.

  4. Videos and Requirements

    Video 1: universities/colleges and secondary school competitors: “One World, One Family” keynote speech; Elementary schools competitors can give a keynote speech or a show: Chinese, Joy & Fun. Video should be within 3 minutes and clearly seen as unscripted speech/show;

    The title of the video read as: Full Name+ University / School Name, State (Speech).

    Video 2: Chinese Talent Show, no limitation on the specific forms, video should be within 4 minutes (some parts can be accelerated). The title of the video read as: Full Name + University / School Name, State (Talent).

  5. Online Submission and Deadline

    Please submit the video via this link.

    Registration form submit and contact information:

    School Application Chinese Bridge

    College Application Chinese Bridge

    Elementary Application Chinese Bridge

    Alfred University:  Mingren, Huang

    P: 607-871-2762         E:ciau@alfred.edu


2023 Spring Festival Celebration Invitation

Lunar Year 2023 Rabbit

The Confucius Institute at Alfred University cordially invites you to attend the 2023 AU Spring Festival Dinner & Gala.

Enjoy the gala performance by AU students and faculty and the Asian style dinner made by AU AVI.

Time: 5 pm, January 27th
Location: The Knight Club, Powell Campus Center, Alfred University

Free admission

A maximum of 200 seats are available for the dinner on a first come, first serve basis.

Join us to celebrate the Lunar New Year of the Rabbit!

East-West Fusion: Dancing with Chinese Music and Literature

Daindian Wu

Lecture Recital By Daindian Wu

Time: 8:00pm-9:00pm, Wednesday, January 25th, 2023

Location: Holmes Auditorium at Harder Hall

Organized by Confucius Institute at Alfred University

Daindain Wu, Chinese musician, writer, producer, actor with a Master of Art degree from Columbia University.

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