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Cal State L.A. Hosts Eighth Annual
Chinese Poetry Recitation Contest
What & Who:
California State University, Los Angeles will be hosting the Eighth Annual Chinese Poetry Contest, in order to stimulate a wider interest in Chinese studies and to promote academic Chinese learning within the American Chinese community.
Wednesday, May 25, 1999, 2-5 p.m.
Cal State L.A. Maxwell Theatre, University-Student Union. The University is located at the Eastern Avenue exit, San Bernardino (I-10) Freeway, at the interchange of the 10 and 710 Freeways. Public (permit dispensers) parking is available in Lots C and G, or the top level of North Parking Structure II.
There will be four first prizes, four second prizes and eight third prizes to be awarded. Entrants will recite poems in their corresponding levels (elementary, intermediate or advanced Mandarin, or English native speakers without a Chinese background). Recitations will be judged on the basis of pronunciation and intonation, tone, emotion and expression, and manner. The contest is open to Cal State L.A. students and students from any California college or university.
This poetry contest is made possible through the donation of Major Tsai, president of Ideal Realty, and is sponsored by the Chinese Studies Center and the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures at Cal State L.A.
For more information, call Dr. Qingyun Wu, assistant professor of Modern Languages and Literatures, at Cal State L.A. (323) 343-4242.
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