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Announcement: “My China Story” Essay Competition and “China in My Eyes” Photography Contest
2019-01-03

Since China started its policy of Reform and Opening-up, many things have changed. The Chinese people have seen this with their own eyes. To gain a different perspective on China’s change and to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China, an essay and photography competition has been created in order to better understand China through the eyes of outsiders. It is organized by the Information Research Center of International Talent, SAFEA and the International Talent Magazine. We would like to encourage our foreign friends working at SDU to join in these competitions.

“My China Story” Essay Competition

A. Organizing Entities:

1. Information Research Center of International Talent, SAFEA (State Administration of Foreign Expert)

2. International TalentMagazine

3. Apocalypse Academic Assessment Research Institute

B. Scope of Participants:

All foreigners working at SDU, irrelevant of the time period

C. Requirements:

1. Essays shall be written in English

2. Theme: My China Story.

3. Length: between 1500-3000 words. It is optional to submit pictures but recommended by the organizers. If you chose to do so, a maximum of 3 pictures are allowed, accompanied by a brief description of each.

4. All entries must be done according to the following explanation:

·You can only participate in this essay competition by only using the Application Form for “My China Story”(attachment 1).

·Supplant the word ‘’title’’ with the name of your essay.

·Supplant the word ‘’text’’ with the contents of your essay.

·Fill in your personal details in the relevant boxes to complete the application form.

·You can now submit the application form successfully. Be sure however to have filled in the entire form otherwise the entry is deemed invalid.

5. It is optional to add a Chinese translation to accompany the English version of the essay.

6. Publication: Excellent essays have a chance to be published in the International Talent magazine, China Daily newspaper and/or the Overseas Edition of the People's Daily newspaper. It is possible that multiple essays will be published together as a collection.

7. International Talent reserves the right to edit and publish the entries in related newspapers, magazines, books and on the websites.

D. Submission and Result Notification

1. Submission: Please email entries to wgzj@sdu.edu.cnwith the title of “My China Story+ Full Name+ School/ Institute” before February 20, 2019.

2. Result notification: The award winners will be contacted by the Department of International Affairs of SDU at the end of April 2019.

E. Awards:

The award ceremony is scheduled for May 2019.

1. First-prize winners (top 3), each awarded a certificate of honor and RMB1,000 (or equivalent);

  2. Second-prize winners (10), each awarded a certificate of honor and RMB500 (or equivalent);

3. Third-prize winners (20), each awarded a certificate of honor and RMB200 (or equivalent);

4. Excellent-prize winners (30), each awarded a certificate of honor.


“China in My Eyes” Photography Contest

A. Organizing Entities:

1. Information Research Center of International Talent, SAFEA (State Administration of Foreign Expert)

2. International TalentMagazine,

3. Beijing Lotus Pavilion Culture Co., Ltd

B. Scope of Participants:

All foreigners working at SDU, irrelevant of the time period

C. Requirements:

1. The submitted photos may only be taken by the participant of the competition.

2. One of the aims of this Photography Contest is to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China. Please provide photos reflecting changes and achievements within your city or community. Photos of people and scenery that have made a huge impression on you are also accepted.

3. Rules for contributing:

·Per participant, a maximum of five photos, that are related or unrelated to each other.

·No more than three sets of photos for each participant (7-12 photos per set). The photos in a set need to be related to one another. There does not need to be a relation between the different sets.

·The size of each photo must be over 3M with JPG format.

·For non-set photos, a title must be added per photo. The photos sets must be accompanied with a title and a description of no more than 200 words/characters in English or Chinese.

·It is also permitted to submit the story behind the photos without any word limitation.

5. The Application Form for China in the Eyes of Foreign Experts Photography Contest (attachment 2) must be submitted together with the photos. Your entry will be invalid if you submit a blank form.

  

Warnings:

(1) Participants can edit their pictures using computer software in a minor way. For example: you can change the color of a picture, but you are not allowed to take or put new images into the picture.

(2) The sponsors will use the personal information submitted by the participants in proper range pertaining with this competition. And the sponsors are not allowed to present or provide the personal information to the third party or person without the permission of the participants.

(3) The authors enjoy copyright and the rights of authorship. By participating in this contest, the organizers are granted the right to use the submitted work in exhibitions, for publicity reasons and in publications.

D. Submission and Result Notification

1. Submission: Please submit your photos via the website: www.photographycn.com (open from the middle of January,2019 to May 30, 2019) and send the Application Form( attachment 2) through email to wgzj@sdu.edu.cn with the title of “China in My Eyes+ Full Name+ School/ Institute” before May 30, 2019.

2. Result notification: The award winners list will be disclosed on the official website in October 2019.

E. Awards:

1. One special award. It comes with a certificate of honor and a prize of 2000 RMB or a prize equivalent to the amount.

2. Two first prize awards. It comes with a certificate of honor and a prize of 1000 RMB or a prize equivalent to the amount.

3. Ten second prize awards. It comes with certificate of honor and prize of 500 RMB or a prize equivalent to the amount.

4. Twenty third prize awards. It comes with certificate of honor and prize of 200 RMB or a prize equivalent to the amount.

5. Fifty excellent awards. It comes with certificate of honor.

Contact:

  Ms. Fu Yawen (Department of International Affairs)

1. Telephone:0531-88364874 (available from 8:00 to I7:00)

2. E-mail: wgzj@sdu.edu.cn

3. Address: Room 309, C Block, Mingde Building, Central Campus

  

Attachment1:“我的中国故事”征文活动稿件模板(Application Form for “My China Story”).docx 

Attachment2:“外国专家看中国•首届全国摄影大赛”作品登记表(Application Form for China in the Eyes of Foreign Experts Photography Contest).docx  

  

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