Int’l Students Shine on the Arts and Literary Stage

The Ming Chuan literary activity with the largest number of participants, the widest range of categories, and the highest prize money- “32nd MCU Literary and Arts Awards,” is holding its award conferment ceremony this afternoon. International students earned great results in this year’s competition, winning a total of 14 awards, including first place in 3 categories.
First of all, for the category with highest prize money- Short Film category – a seven-member group organized by Loh, Cheryl, Wei Ling from Malaysia, won the 1st prize of 30,000 NTD with a short story portraying Founder Pao, Teh-Ming in the 1980’s. Another work that won the judges’ hearts and was unanimously awarded the first place is a film portraying the interaction between teacher and students in class, produced by Ng, Yu Ru, also from Malaysia. The first prize in the English Creative Writing goes to Angeline Lee from Indonesia. As a freshman this year, she has much potential for the future.
Meanwhile, Zeng, Jia; Wu, Xiao-Yu; Yu, and Cheng-Hao from China and Henry Samir Bendeck Kafati from Honduras, won second place in Modern Chinese Poetry, Prose, Photography and Songwriting, respectively, for their outstanding performances. The organizing unit will collate this year’s award-winning works and the feedback of the judging committees into a “Literary and Arts Award Special Issue,” which is scheduled to be released in June. Please watch for it.