China Soong Ching Ling Foundation launches 2022 ‘Junior Cultural Ambassadors’

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China Soong Ching Ling Foundation has launched the 2022 “Junior Cultural Ambassadors” Event to promote cultural exchanges and mutual learning, and tighten people-to-people bonds between different countries.

The event is expected to build a platform for young people all over the world to make the acquaintance of each other both online and offline, and bring out more junior cultural ambassadors who would make their own share of contribution to people-to-people exchanges.

The 2022 event, under the theme of “Get Connected Through Art: My Favorite Chinese Arts”, encourages young people to exchange ideas and tell stories about Chinese culture through videos. With the support of the Bureau of International Exchange and Cooperation of the Ministry of Culture and Tourism of the People’s Republic of China and Guangming Online, the event is hosted by the China Soong Ching Ling Science & Culture Center for Young People and China Cultural Centers Overseas.

Exchange among civilizations spurs diversity, mutual learning promotes the richness of civilizations. Different civilizations complement each other and together constitute a world that blooms with cultures.

To further strengthen communication and understanding and write a new chapter of friendship among young people around the world, China Soong Ching Ling Foundation is delighted to invite teenagers aged 13 – 16 around the world to participate in the 2022 China Soong Ching Ling Foundation “Junior Cultural Ambassadors” Event.

Main theme of the event is Bridge of Friendship & Ambassadors of Culture year 2022.

It is sponsored by China Soong Ching Ling Foundation and supported by Bureau of International Exchange and Cooperation, Ministry of Culture and Tourism of the People’s Republic of China; Guangming Online.

Teenagers aged 13 and 16 are eligible to participate in the event.

A total of 30 “Junior Cultural Ambassadors” will be selected and awarded certificates and prizes.

Certificates and prizes of “Excellence Award” will be presented to 30 teenagers.

Institutions that actively promote teenagers to participate in activities and perform outstandingly, will be conferred with Excellent Organizer Award.

Other awards such as the Popularity Award will be set up when necessary, and commemorative certificates will be awarded to participants.

It is recommended to use UN working languages in the video. These include Chinese, English, French, Russian, Arabic, and Spanish. Participants who are not of Chinese origin using Chinese, will be given extra points during the review.

The total duration of the video should be less than 4 minutes. The duration of the self-introduction and ending part of the video should be less than 1 minute, and that of the main body should be no longer than 3 minutes.