UCD Confucius Institute: Help us celebrate Chinese New Year 2021

14 February at 19:00


Due to Covid-19, our usual live Spring Festival Gala Ireland which showcases a variety of Chinese culture, and celebrates the Chinese New Year in Ireland will not be a live event this year. Instead, we are going online with the festivities and invite you to join us with a video submission to celebrate the Year of the Ox.

Selected videos will be included in a one-hour video. 

Prizes of €200 to the 20 best videos.  

How: Submission by uploading a short video clip (1-5 mins) through the google form linked below or  input a file-sharing site link (e.g. WeTransfer) to the google form linked below. 

What: A creative mini-showcase of Chinese Culture on the topic of ‘Celebrating Chinese New Year in Ireland.’ This can be a song, dance, poem, story, calligraphy, painting or other Chinese traditional performance OR a reportage, vlog, narrative, animation, or even a mini documentary that you have directed/produced or designed for this competition.  

Who: Any student/individual who is interested in Chinese language and culture and who lives in Ireland can enter the  submission except for judge panel members and their respective spouses, parents, siblings, and children.  

Format: .mov or .mp4 file. Video resolution must be AT LEAST 720p (1280 x 720) or 4K (3840 × 2160)  

When: Submissions by 22nd January, 2021, together with completed application form available at: https://forms.gle/zKWKcGQJ2Cf6fFfeA 

  • Written parental consent is required for students aged under 18 years. 
  • We will not consider submission without the completed google form or lower resolution 
  • Equal marks will be awarded for: creativity, production quality, clarity of ideas and originality 
  • For any query, please email china@ucd.ie 

This will broadcast on 14th February 2021 on UCD Confucius Institute YouTube channel  to celebrate the Chinese New Year online.  

The full video will premiere here on Sunday, 14 February at 19:00. 


Family Friend Event:

All ages

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