2023 International Chinese Language Day|Registration for the "HSK Short Video Competition" begins


The Grain Rain of 2023, one of the 24 solar terms in China, is the day of the 14th International Chinese Language Day. This year is also the 10th anniversary of the "Belt and Road" initiative, and the infrastructure construction, trade and investment, and cultural exchange projects between China and other countries along the way have all accomplished brilliant achievements, allowing people from different countries to understand each other, promoting the construction of deeper relationship.
To celebrate International Chinese Language Day and the achievements of the "Belt and Road", Chinese Testing International Co., Ltd. together with Tsinghua Southeast Asia Center, various educational institutions and schools, and HSK test centers are calling for HSK Short Videos Competition with the theme of "Embrace the World Through Chinese".
The event aims to forge a bridge for people-to-people communication and a spiritual bond that transcends geographical and cultural barriers by joining the hands of all Chinese language learners across the world. It will help advance the transmission and spread of civilizations around the world and contribute to the promotion of international multicultural integration and innovation, as well as the construction of the “Belt and Road.”

Event Participants

HSK test-takers, Chinese language learners, Chinese culture enthusiasts, and other relevant groups around the world are eligible to participate in this event.

Scope of the selected topics

1、Experiences about learning Chinese language;
2、The most anticipated things about studying in China (learning Chinese language, food, travel, etc.) ;
3、Demonstration of Chinese calligraphy works, painting, tea ceremony, martial arts, or musical instruments;
4、The Challenge to speak Chinese dialect or Chinese tongue twister;
5、Favorite Chinese elements sharing.

Any of the five topics is eligible.

Event schedule

1、Collecting of Videos:
May 4th, 2023 - June 10th, 2023
Participants can submit the videos during this period.

2、First Review:
June 10th, 2023 - June 30th, 2023
This is the first and basic round of review and evaluation, including whether or not the theme and subject of the work are appealing, whether the picture quality, technique and cohesion of the video is smooth and so on.

3、Online Voting:
June 30th, 2023 - July 30th, 2023
The videos that pass the first review will be open for online votes on bilibili (ACCOUNT: 汉语考试HSK) and YouTube (ACCOUNT: HSK Official) for 30 days.

4、Expert Evaluation:
June 30th, 2023 - July 30th, 2023
Relevant experts will be invited to evaluate videos that pass the first review.

5、Award Ceremony:
Each award will be confirmed based on the results of online voting and expert evaluation. Certificates and prizes will be presented at the award ceremony.

Rules and format requirements

1、Each participant should choose a topic and submit only one video.
2、Any form that fits the theme is eligible, such as speech, recitation, talk show, performance, calligraphy demonstration, etc.
3、The video should be dubbed and subtitled in Chinese and last 1 - 3 minutes.
4、The video format should be HD MP4, and the file size must not exceed 100MB.
5、The video should be clear, without corner marks, TV station marks, watermarks, or logos.
6、If the video is recorded on a mobile phone, you are advised to use a rear camera, to shoot the video in landscape mode and to keep the mobile phone stable.
7、Please send your video and registration form to
8、The subject of the email should be “nationality + author name + work name + author email”.

Please note that any wrong formats can influence the first review of your video.


First Prize - 3 participants
Huawei Tablet (worth about 2500 RMB)

Second Prize - 5 participants
Huawei Watch (worth about 1500 RMB)

Third Prize - 10 participants
Huawei Sports Bracelet (worth about 1000 RMB)

Incentive Prize - 50 participants
Free HSK Home - based Tests (worth about 500 RMB)

Outstanding Organization Award - 15 participating institutions

Participants who win awards will have the opportunity to participate in related activities at Tsinghua SEA campus in Bali in October.

Dos and don'ts

1、Participants are not allowed to submit other people’s works. If discovered, you will be immediately disqualified.
2、Copyright statement: The contributor must guarantee that the work submitted is his/her own creation and that they enjoy full copyright. From the date of submission, it is deemed that the contributor has granted the copyright (except for the authorship rights) and linking right of the submitted work to the event organizers. Contributors have the right to authorize the publication of their works and bear the domestic and foreign copyright responsibilities arising from the spread and publication of the submitted works.
3、作The work must be completed by the author himself/herself. The responsibility for the copyright, authorship, images, privacy and other legal matters involved are borne by the author and have nothing to do with the organizer. The host units only provide the platform for organizing activities, evaluating, and awarding prizes.
4、The work shall not contain violence, pornography, religion, racial discrimination, etc. It shall not be implanted with advertisements, and the content should be positive.
5、The organizer reserves the right to interpret how the event should be conducted. Participation in this event is subject to the rules. Creators are requested to take care to abide by the laws and regulations consciously. Once submitted, participants are deemed to have voluntarily acknowledged the regulations above.

Please scan the QR code to get the registration form