REGISTRATION for the 11th Shenzhen Expats Chinese Talent Competition is now open to expats who can speak Chinese and can demonstrate a Chinese talent.
Applicants must be expats who live in Shenzhen or other parts of the Pearl River Delta region. Additionally, applicants must be at least six years old and Chinese must be their second language.
Highlights of the 10th Shenzhen Expats Chinese Talent Competition. Photos by Liu Xudong
This annual competition specially designed for expats consists of two rounds: the preliminary and on-site final contests.
Applicants should send completed registration forms and videos to [email protected] or mail them to the Shenzhen Daily office before Nov. 13.
The content of the video should include two parts. The first part of the video is a self-introduction and a brief Chinese speech of three minutes or less on the topic of “The changes of Shenzhen and myself.”
The second part of the video is a talent performance. Talents of all kinds, excluding pantomime and magic acts, are welcomed and must show the contestants’ understanding of Chinese culture.
Upon collecting applicant videos, the organizing committee will upload them to www.eyeshenzhen.com, and a panel of professional judges will select the top candidates for the final competition. The list of finalists is scheduled to be unveiled on Nov. 20.
There will be three sections in the on-site final competition scheduled for Nov. 28. Finalists will again deliver their polished Chinese speeches in front of the judges and audience and perform their Chinese talent. Prizes will be awarded to the winners.
Applicants can download the registration form here. (download passcode: aifh)
Applicants should fill out the registration form with their personal information, including name, nationality, date of birth, passport number, residential address in China, contact number, email address and WeChat ID. Also, a profile photo taken within six months should be included with the registration form.
01 Key dates
Registration form and video submission deadline: Nov. 13
Email: [email protected]
Shenzhen Daily office address: 21/F Shangbao Building, 2 Shangbao Road, Futian District, Shenzhen, Guangdong Province
Post code: 518034