|Charge d'Affairs of the Chinese Embassy in Icelend Mr. Zhong Xuhui Attends the Chinese Bridge Competition|
On 7 April 2016, Charge d'Affairs of the Chinese Embassy in Icelend Mr. Zhong Xuhui attended the 15th Chinese Bridge-Chinese Proficiency Competition for Foreign College Students Iceland Competition at the University of Iceland. Most of the competitors are students from the Northern Light Confucius Institute in the University of Iceland.
In his comments after the competition, Mr. Zhong congratulated the holding of the Chinese Bridge competition and spoke highly of the contributions made by the teachers from the Confucius Institute to promoting the Chinese language teaching and Chinese culture. He praised the passion of the students in studying Chinese language and their wonderful performance in the competition. He encouraged more Icelandic friends to study Chinese language and Chinese culture and become "cultural ambassadors" to work for further enhancing the understanding and friendship between the Chinese and Icelandic peoples.
During the competition, the competitors showcased their Chinese language proficiency and understanding of Chinese culture through prepared Chinese speech, Q&A about China and talent show. Their fantastic performance obtained cheers and applauses from the audience.