All the Faculty and Students:
In order to implement the Opinions on Implementation of the Inheritance and Development Projects of Chinese Excellent Traditional Culture issued by the General Office of the CPC Central Committee and the General Office of the State Council and the spirit of the National Education Conference and the National Language and Writing Conference, the Ministry of Education and the State Language Commission decided to hold the Third Contest of Recitation, Writing and Speech of Chinese Classics in accordance with the Review, Evaluation and Competition List of the Ministry of Education. As required in the notices of Beijing Municipal Education Commission and Beijing Language Commission on holding the 2021 Beijing recitation project of Chinese classics, and the preliminary rounds of the Third Contest of Recitation, Writing and Speech of Chinese Classics in Beijing hosted by the Ministry of Education and the State Language Commission, UCAS has established an organizing committee to organize the participation of the faculty and students of the institution in the contest, and the notice is issued as follows:
I. The Theme of the Contest
Themed on “Inheriting Chinese Classics and Celebrating the Centenary of CPC”, the Contest aims to celebrate the centenary of CPC, extol its glorious history over the past century and display remarkable achievements that have attracted worldwide attention through reciting Chinese classics, interpreting Chinese poetry, writing Chinese characters and carving Chinese seals, and it is also designed to advocate values of loving the standard spoken and written Chinese language and excellent Chinese language culture so as to empower culturally our endeavor to embark on a journey of building China into a modern socialist country.
II. The Organization Structure
The Organizing Committee of UCAS consists of the Library, Publicity Department of UCAS Committee of CPC, Communist Youth League Committee of UCAS, Undergraduate Education Department, Arts Center, Retirement and Retirees Management Office.
III. The Participants of the Contest
All the faculty and students of UCAS in Beijing.
IV. The Arrangement of Time
The deadline for submission of application: May 26, 2021.
The internal evaluation date: A site evaluation of the participants will be held in the Yanqihu Campus of UCAS in late June and the specific date will be separately notified later on.
V. The Composition of Prizes
This round of events includes four activities: The Contest of “Reciting Chinese Classics”, The Contest of “Teaching Chinese Poems”, The Contest of “Writing Chinese Calligraphy”, and The Contest of “Carving Chinese Seals” (by Faculty and Students). For the activities of each contest, one first prize, one second prize, one third prize, and several awards of merit are prepared for the winners, as well as several excellence awards for the organizers and instructors. Certificates of awards shall be issued by the Organizing Committee of this Event.
VI. The Categories of the Contest
(1) The Contest of “Reciting Chinese Classics”
The qualification trials for the Contest of “Reciting Chinese Classics” in the Third Contest of Recitation, Writing and Speech of Chinese Classics will take place in the UCAS and the final entries will be recommended by the Organizing Committee to participate in the Beijing final contest. Lastly, the winning works will be recommended to participate in the national semi-final and the final.
a. Requirements for the Works
The works should be themed on promoting Chinese classics and celebrating the centenary of CPC, including the classic poems and texts from the ancient time to the modern time of China, which should have significant social impacts and can represent the splendid traditional Chinese culture, revolutionary culture and advanced culture of the socialism.
The selected contemporary works should have been officially published or released by the mainstream media.
Team performance of the works is encouraged and such supplementary means as music, clothing and chanting can be employed to display the content of performance.
The content should be healthy, positive and unique, showcasing the talents of the contestants and reflecting the main themes, the excellent spirit and holistic quality among the faculty and students of the UCAS.
b. The Groups of Participants
This Contest includes three groups: college students (including the postgraduates), international students and the faculty. Both individuals and teams can participate in the Contest. Teams should be composed of at least two persons and there is no upper limit. Participants cannot be changed during the contest and each team should sign up in the identity of the first participant.
c. The Means of Application and Evaluation
The applicants can write to email@example.com for the application form, fill in it and send it to the email address. The form should be named in the format below: the research institution/name-Application Form for the Recitation Contest
The Organizing Committee will select excellent works on-site and send them to the Beijing Organizing Committee. The time of evaluation will be notified separately.
Anyone who is interested in participating in the activity can join the QQ group 1051384780 for more information.
(2) Other Contests
For the Contest of “Teaching Chinese Poems”, The Contest of “Writing Chinese Calligraphy”, and The Contest of “Carving Chinese Seals (by the Faculty and Students)”, there will be no school-level selections. Participants can sign up and participate in the contest by themselves.
VII. Relevant Notes
Phone: 010-69671939 or 010-69671941
The Library of the University of Chinese Academy of Sciences
May 15, 2021