Chinese language students at the University of Banja Luka Confucius Institute Vid Kecman and Tina Gajic won the second and third place in the 7th Chinese Bridge Preliminary Chinese Proficiency Competition.
The winner of this year’s competition, which was held online on 17 May 2020, is Milan Palikuca, a student at the Department of Sinology of the University of East Sarajevo Faculty of Philosophy. He will participate in the international competition in Beijing, and second-placed Kecman will get the opportunity to visit China and participate in interesting activities of the finals of the competition, which will be broadcast on many national televisions.
In view of the circumstances and the current situation, the competition was held on the Internet platform WeChat. The participants demonstrated their knowledge of Chinese culture, gave a speech in Chinese language and participated in the Chinese culture and art talent show. Due to the new situation, a special interview was held in order for the judges to get to know the competitors better and assess their command of the Chinese language.
Chinese Bridge is a competition traditionally organized by the Faculty of Philosophy Department of Sinology, University of East Sarajevo, in cooperation with the University of Banja Luka Confucius Institute and the Embassy of the People’s Republic of China in BiH.