Chinese Bridge Proficiency Competition for Secondary School Students
On the 3rd of September 2017, the The People’s Republic Of China embassy and Machabeng College through the Confucius Classroom organized the 10th Chinese Bridge Competition and The voice of friendship Chinese Speech Competition which were both the first such events in Lesotho at Maseru Avani. Present at this event were the Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China, the Minister of education, the embassy staff, Machabeng College senior management, the Confucius Classroom Directors, the Chinese business community, the Limkokwing international tourism Mandarin students, Participants, Machabeng College Students, friends and well wishers.
The voice of friendship was entered by people from all walks of life who had a Chinese language learning experience either in Lesotho or in China. Some of these participants had learnt Mandarin at the Confucius Classroom at Machabeng College. The other competition, Chinese Bridge Competition was only entered by Machabeng College IB Mandarin students. All competitors got awards and cash prizes. The two finalists from Machabeng college named Tsepiso Motsamai and Michael Moleka both got one thousand Maloti cash prizes and a fully sponsored two weeks stay in China where they will be representing Lesotho at the global stage of this competition. We wish them all luck! We are looking forward to them bringing trophies home. The same event will be held again next year.