[NTNU] 2017 MTC Chinese Narrating and Singing Art Competition

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  • Goal: Improve students’ Chinese proficiency and enhance their ability to express themselves in Chinese.
  • Date: 2:30~5:30 p.m., October 20 (Friday), 2017
  • Location: R504
  • Contest Categories: “Tongue Twisters” and “Narrating and Singing Art”
  • Qualification of Contestants: MTC students or NTNU international students
    1. Tongue Twisters: Reserved for students in the classes of A Course in Contemporary Chinese Vol.1. Contestants must prepare at least three sets of tongue twisters (the duration of each set is 1-2 minutes.)
    2. Narrating and Singing Art: Students may team up to compete in the competition. No requirements are set on Chinese proficiency levels and performance formats (rhythmic storytelling, poetry recitation, poetry chanting, Chinese crosstalk or Chinese rap is acceptable). Contestants must prepare a performance at the duration of 3 to 4 minutes
  • Application period: September 4th to October 13th . Sign up at Office 601.
  • The grading standards:
    • Tongue twister: Pronunciation (40%), Content and Fluency (40%), Posture (20%)
    • Narrating and Singing Art: Content and Performance Skill (40%), Expression (30%), Posture (20%), Time Control (10%)
  • Prizes:
    • Tongue Twisters: Two Merit Awards. NT$1000 and an award certificate for each winner.
    • Narrating and Singing Art:
      • 1st Place: 5,000 NTD, an award certificate and a medal
      • 2nd Place: 4,000 NTD, an award certificate and a medal
      • 3rd Place: 3,000 NTD and an award certificate and a medal
    • Consolation Prize:1 or 2 winners. A MTC souvenir and an award certificate will be awarded.
      * The competition will be cancelled if less than 10 contestants (or teams) sign up for each category.
  • Notes:
    • Deposit: NT$200 (will be returned upon attending the competition)
    • Contestants should arrive at R504 before 14:10 p.m. on Oct. 20th to register and take number cards (which indicate the order of their performances).
    • The cash prizes listed above will be taxed up to 20% according to tax regulations for foreigners in Taiwan
    • The competition has no level requirements. 3 hour’ supplementary hours are given to students who enter the contests. All MTC students are welcome to join.
    • 2 hours’ supplementary hours are given to students who watch the competition. Welcome to cheer for the contestants on October 20th .