The Youth Foreign Language Competition & Welcome Party of SEPD 2018 was kicked off last night by the energetic opening show of new employees at the culture center of Dapuqiao community. Most of the competitors have just graduated from college and have shown us the bloom of youth.
General Manager of SEPD Mr. He addressed the employees presented before the competition officially begins. He expressed his expectations for the long-awaited competition and hoped that all the competitors can try their best to show themselves on the stage. He also stressed that we young people could never achieve what we want without experiencing difficulties and setbacks and he was looking forward to the wonderful performance of each new employee at work in the future.
The first part of the competition was Team Introduction. Each team introduced their members with their talents, they sang and danced, they chose to be power blazers to narrow the gap with the world with their passion, their efficiency and their high quality of work.
The second part of the game was Optional Competition. They were requested to express their interpretation about the one belt one road initiative with various kinds of creative forms. It was the old Chinese saying they liked the eight immortals crossing the sea and each one showed his or her special prowess can tell us how exciting this part was.
The third youth branch described The Belt and Road Initiative with three Chinese seal characters—（Shi），which means wealth, （Tong），which means connectivity, and （Xing）,which means prosperity. They also emphasized that we should learn to cooperate with each other to make progress at work while advancing all aspects of our ability.
The first youth branch introduced the background and achievements of the one belt and one road initiative and stated what we should do at work in the future.
The fifth youth branch expressed courage and persistence, openness and gratitude, youth and growth with a French poem Swan, a Spanish poem Gracias a la Vida, and an English poem Time. They shared these three poems that contained all the meaning of the one belt one road initiative have and we all felt charm of different languages.
The second youth branch expressed courage and passion in the form of movie dubbing and audiences were touched by their performances.
The forth youth branch presented a short story about SEPD engineers carrying out projects in South Sudan and showed us their confidence and determination of exploring overseas market.
After the second part, competitors were ordered to show their language ability by elaborating their view on a topic they chose randomly. These topics range from movies, importance of work to concept of money and so on, raised great challenge for players to think and to speak. Surprisingly, not only did they made quick speech in a short time, they all can answer questions from judges fluently and express their opinions clearly.
After more than two hours of competing, the fifth and the third youth branch got the third and the second place and the fourth youth branch won the championship at last, and Chen yanyan from Technical and Economic Center and He chenglong from New Energy Department won the prize of Best Performance. Finally, foreign judge Clemon commented each group on their performances and gave them advices on language learning and presentation, which made them learnt a lot through communication.
The competition was concluded with a song by all the new employees and they would all bear their responsibility and create a brighter future for SEPD with their courage and their constantly improving abilities.