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National Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Memorial Hall 2021 Foreign Students Chinese Public Speaking Competition

The competition is held to promote foreign students’ understanding Chinese culture, to enhance their interest in learning Chinese and to share multiple perspectives of Taiwan. 

1. Contestant Eligibility

  • Qualification for entry into the competition requires foreign students to be enrolled in an educational institution in Taiwan. The contestant needs to be at least 18 years of age, and does not hold R.O.C nationality. (Students from China, Hong Kong, and Macau and overseas Chinese students are excluded) 
  • In order to encourage new applicants, any prize winners (1st prize through to 4th prize) from the 2020 competition are not eligible to apply. 
  • All contestants of whom either their or parent’s first language or official language is Chinese (including dialects) are not eligible to apply for the fairness of the competition. 

2. Registration Method

  • The total number of applicants is limited to 80. We will stop accepting applications once we reach 80 applicants. The list of contestants will be posted on “News” of the organizer’s official website. 
  • Mailing registration only. Please be sure to fill out and send the registration form, stamped with the official stamp to signify approval from the contestants’ schools or institutions and attached with the passport copy, before October 8, 2021 (due day included, based on the postmark) by registered mail to the following address: NATIONAL DR. SUN YAT-SEN MEMORIAL HALL EXTENSION SERVICE DIVISION No.505, Sec.4, Ren-ai Rd., Taipei. Please download the "Registration Envelope Cover” and firmly attach it to the standard B4 envelope for the registration form. Late or incomplete applications and further replacement will not be accepted. 
  • The number of applicants and contesting order will be based on the organizer’s registered time of receiving the registration forms. If more than one registration forms are received at the same time, the order arrangement will depend on the “date and time of postal delivery” from Chunghwa Post’s domestic registered mail tracking system. 

3. Activity Period: 

  • Registration Period: September 1st (Wed.) to October 8th (Fri.), 2021. 
  • Sequence: Making public on the website of Dr. Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall before October 22nd, 2021. 
  • Competition Date: 9 am., November 16th (Tue.), 2021. 
  • Competition Site: Lecture Hall on 1st Floor, National Dr. Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall (No.505, Sec.4, Ren-ai Rd., Taipei) 

4. Method of Registration: Applicants with copy of passport checking in at Lecture Hall of Memorial Hall on B1 on November 16th (Tue.) from 8 am to 8:45 am. 

5. Speech Topics: (choose one) 

  1. Taiwan culture “Excuse Me”.
  2. Chinese buzzwords not found in the textbook. 
  3. Reflection on a piece of news. 
  4. All things that Covid-19 teaches me. 
  5. How can I face loneliness? 

6. Reward: 

  • The winner: A certification and NT $ 20,000, one person, total 1 
  • The second place winner:A certification and NT $ 16,000, one person, total 1 
  • The third place winner: A certification and NT $ 12,000, one person, total 1 
  • The fourth place winner: A certification and NT $ 8,000, one person, total 1 
  • The superiors: A certification and NT $ 6,000, one person, total 6 

If you have any queries, please refer to theNationalDr. Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall website(http://www.yatsen.gov.tw).Competition contact: Extension Service Division, Ms. Chen, Tel: (02) 2758-8008, ext. 669


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