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Participate in two recitation competitions at the same time, and the entry fee for the second recitation competition would be HALF price!

Please pay the entry fee first, registration form will be sent to the registered email after payment is completed:

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$ 380.00$ 290.00

  The 32th competition events:
Deadline for registration: 2023-1-23
Deadline for uploading: 2023-1-24
Result announcement date: 2023-2-2 6pm

Competition category: Group by age, Toddler/Child/Child/Middle/Junior/Youth  (Click here for details of the grouping)
Repertoire requirement: A piece of the participant’s own choice (ancient poetry/children's song/new poem/prose/others)
Competition option: Individual
Language category: Cantonese, Mandarin, English
Recitation time limit: The total length should not exceed 5 minutes.
Registration procedure: Pay the entry fee on this website → Receive confirmation of registration via email → Upload work to the designated website | This event is an online competition through video recordings, participants only need to upload the video file.
The entry fee does not include the fees for medals/trophies.
All groups and schools are welcome to sign up.


The champion, XNUMXst runner-up and XNUMXnd runner-up will receive a certificate and a trophy

Let children realize their potential and discover their own preferences

Through the recitation competition, children can enhance their self-confidence.

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Competition rules: 
  • Contestants are welcome to use their videos and works from other competitions, but the videos must be recorded after 2022 January 1.
  • Before recitation, the contestant may read aloud his/her name, the title of the repertoire, and the name of the author (if any).
  • No editing, special effects, or computer editing production are allowed for the recording.
  • Contestants must clearly record their appearance and the performance. If the judge cannot confirm whether the performance is performed by the contestants in person, the organizer reserves the right to request the contestants to resubmit the recording or disqualify them from the competition.
  • Entries must not contain obscene, violent, pornographic, slanderous, unhealthy, insulting elements, or any content that is controversial and inappropriate. The organizer reserves the right to reject entries that are inappropriate, irrelevant to the theme of the competition, or submitted in the incorrect format.
  • Contestants are strictly prohibited from falsely reporting their age. If the contestant's registration qualifications are found to be inconsistent with the true age, the contestants will be disqualified and no refund for the entry fee will be offered.

Video and format requirements:

Try to keep the camera device fixed, avoid shaking or moving.
It is recommended that the contestants follow an appropriate dress code.


Scoring criteria:

The score ranges from 0-100 points.
Presentation skills: 20% - The lightness of the voice and the ups and downs are in line with the subject matter of the recitation - Rhythm has a degree of urgency, and the paragraphs are clearly structured
Articulation: 20% - Articulation clarity pronunciation accuracy - Accurate pronunciation and speaking clearly
Emotional expression: 20% - Emotional expression ability in eyes, gestures, and facial expressions - Overall body language coordination
Intonation: 20% - The voice, intonation, and rhythm change naturally, with a mellow tone - The tone is natural and not artificial
Stage presence: 20% - Style, richness and charm of the performance - Show ease, comfort, and engagement with the audience through physical presence
The judge will give the scores based on the overall performance in the criteria as listed above.
The results of the competition will be calculated based on the average of the total scores of the judges, with two digits after the decimal point.
Decisions of the judge is final and may not be challenged.

Awards:

  • Champion, First runner-up and Second runner-up (one each):Winners will receive an e-certificate and eligible to apply for a trophy.
  • Distinction Award (85 points or above):Awarded to contestants with distinction performance, winners will receive an e-certificate and eligible to apply for a medal..
  • Outstanding Award (70 points or above):Contestants who have achieved outstanding performance will receive a certificate and eligible to apply for a medal.
  • Asia Instructor Award for Active Participation (Silver Award):Instructors who invite five students to participate in each group of competitions will receive an e-certificate, eligible to apply for a trophy and USD30/HKD250/JPY3800 cash reward.
  • Asia Instructor Award for Active Participation (Gold Award):Instructors who invite ten students to participate in each group of competitions will receive an e-certificate, eligible to apply for a trophy and USD65/HKD500/JPY7600 cash reward.
  • Asia Outstanding Instructor Award:Awarded to the instructors whose student won the championship, first runner-up and second runner-up, the instructor will receive an e-certificate and eligible to apply for a trophy.
  • Asia Outstanding Education Award:The school/education center invites ten or more students to participate in each group of competitions and will receive a certificate and a trophy (the school/education center needs to submit the award application form).
  • Participation Award:All contestants will be issued an e-participation certificate.
  • If the judges believe that the contestants in this group have not reached the award-winning level, no award ranking and prizes for that ranking will be awarded.
  • All contestants will receive e-certificates by email. Champion, First runner up and second runner up winners can apply for the tailor-made trophy with their name printed on it with a fee of USD40/HKD300/JPY4600. Distinction and Outstanding Award winners are eligible to apply for the tailor-made medal with their name printed on it with a fee of USD40/HKD300/JPY4600. The rest of the winners may upgrade their e-certificate to hard copy (paper) certificate at USD15/HKD120/JPY1800. Shipping fee would be charged separately according to the local postal fee or international postal fee. It is highly advised that contestants shall consider the production time required before applying for any of the above extra services.

** Participants must fill in the name, email and phone number of the tutor/institution/school or education center for confirmation when registering; the name of the tutor/institution/school or education center cannot be added after the results are announced.

Other conditions :

  • Entries must not contain obscene, violent, pornographic, slanderous, unhealthy, insulting elements, or any content that is controversial and inappropriate.
  • The organizer reserves the right to reject entries that are inappropriate, irrelevant to the theme of the competition, or submitted in the incorrect format.
  • Entries cannot contain commercial or political promotion elements.
  • If a contestant is disqualified, the entry fee will not be refunded.
  • All entry fees are non-refundable and non-transferable.
  • Application of minor contestants must obtain the consent of their parents or legal guardians to register for the competition and submit entries through their parents or guardians.
  • Contestants are strictly prohibited from falsely reporting their age. If the contestant's registration qualifications are found to be inconsistent with the true age, the contestants will be disqualified and no refund for the entry fee will be offered.
  • Contestants (including parents and teachers of minor contestants) must understand and agree to the rules and regulations of this competition. If a contestant violates any competition rules, the organizer and the judging committee have the right to disqualify their enrollment.
  • Once registered to participate in this competition, it means that the participants have agreed and authorized the Association to retain and use the photos and videos of the participants in the competition for educational and promotional purposes, including all publications of the Association, the Association’s website and social networking sites; and In our publications, including our website and social networking sites, publish and announce the names and relevant information of the winners.
  • The organizer reserves the right of final interpretation of the general rules and regulations of the competition. If there is any dispute about this event, the organizer's ruling shall be the final ruling, and no one may object. In case of any discrepancy between the meanings of any translated versions, the Chinese language version shall prevail.

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