China Exploration-- Sunshine Sports and Culture Journey for International Students

June 03, 2016

On May 30 and 31, 2016, our university again took part in the Liaoning tryout of the program “China Exploration-- Sunshine Sports and Culture Journey for International Students”

This qualification tryout was organized by Liaoning Province Ministry of Education and held by Shenyang Normal University. And there were 22 teams which consisted of 176 international students from 49 countries and 44 Chinese students. 8 international students from Nigeria, South Africa, and Congo-Brazzaville and 2 Chinese students formed a team on behalf of Liaoning University of Technology participated in the competition. This team was formed at the beginning of May and was trained at least 6 hours a day by Sports Department and School of International Education for the 3 competition events which are Artistic sporting performance, orienteering, and 3 on 3 basketball game.

After 2 weeks’ training, 8 international students of our university understood the essence of teamworking, expressed the verve of Culture with smooth and unified motion and won the praise of the judges as the No. 2 team in this event. In the orienteering contest, our team sent 4 international students and 2 Chinese student, Mu Ha and Zhao Lili to attend this event. After the fierce running competition, our team won the 3rd place in this event. On May 31, there came the basketball 3 on 3 games. Our basketball team was led by Mu Ha along with 3 international students (1 bench player). After the whole competition, our university won the Outstanding Organization Award of the Liaoning tryout of the program "China Exploration-- Sunshine Sports and Culture Journey for International Students” as No. 4.

"China Exploration-- Sunshine Sports and Culture Journey for International Students" is a platform for all the international students, the aim of which is to enhance the communication, friendship and unity among international students in China through sports and arts. It is a great bridge for China that advocates the communication between China and foreign countries, deepens mutual understanding, promotes friendship and constructs a harmonious society.