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BFSUers win prizes at China-Argentina short video contest

Updated: September 2, 2022

The awarding ceremony of the 2022 China-Argentina Year of Friendly Cooperation Short Video Contest was held in Beijing on Aug 30. It celebrates the 50th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic ties between the two countries.

Those in attendance of the ceremony included Qiu Xiaoqi, vice-president of the China Public Diplomacy Association (CPDA); Zou Xiaoli, Chinese ambassador to Argentina; Chen Luning, deputy director-general of the Department of Latin American and Caribbean Affairs at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs; Marta Eva González, cultural counselor of the Argentine embassy in China; Xie Rongbin, deputy editor-in-chief of Global Times; and Shan Chengbiao, general manager of the news website huanqiu.com.

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The awarding ceremony of the 2022 China-Argentina Year of Friendly Cooperation Short Video Contest is held in Beijing on Aug 30. [Photo/bfsu.edu.cn]

“Qiao·Puente”, a project launched by Beijing Foreign Studies University (BFSU) won first prize in the “La Moda” category of the competition. The six undergraduate students who won were Zhou Baiyu from the Department of Hispanic and Portuguese, Cheng Qiyue from the School of International Journalism and Communication, He Jiaye from the International Business School, Li Jiaqi from the School of German Studies, Li Yirun from the International Business School and Yang Ziheng from the School of Russian.

Under the guidance of Li Ziying, vice-dean of the Department of Hispanic and Portuguese; and Jiang Fei, dean of the School of International Journalism and Communication, their work focused on Sino-Argentine cultural collision and profound friendship between the two countries.

“Mensajeros”, produced by Pang Xinyi, Liu Xinqi, Tang Maoke and Su Zihan from the Department of Hispanic and Portuguese, won an honorary award.

The Department of Hispanic and Portuguese at BFSU was awarded the title of “entity with acknowledgements”.

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Prize winners from BFSU gather for group photos. [Photo/bfsu.edu.cn]

The competition was hosted by the CPDA and the Chinese embassy in Argentina, organized by huanqiu.com and supported by the Argentine embassy in China.

Outstanding young people and cultural celebrities from both countries were invited to tell Sino-Argentine stories in short videos. Their works were presented through social media platforms and television.

Since the launch of the competition, more than 300 works on Sino-Argentine friendship have attracted much attention with a total global broadcast volume of more than 100 million and an overseas volume of more than 50 million.

The event was covered by renowned media outlets including Xinhua Español, People's Daily Online Español, CCTV Español, and huanqiu.com.