The Chinese Embassy in Norway and the Confucius Institute in Bergen (CIB) have the pleasure of hosting the Chinese Bridge Competition 2019.

The national competition will be held at Amalie Skram vgs in Bergen on Saturday 11th May 2019. Deadline for registration is 3rd April 2019.

The competitors will compete in two separate groups:

  • The first group is for secondary school students aged 15 to 20.
  • The second group is for university students under the age of 30.

For both groups: To be eligible to register as a competitor, you must attend a school or university in Norway. Further you must be born and raised outside China and have a nationality and mother tongue other than Chinese.

All competitors will be requested to upload a video file of their 1 minute speech and 2 minutes talent performance at no later than 10th April 2019. Based on the performance on the video recording, the CIB will select and invite competitors to receive subsidized travel to Bergen for the Norwegian national competition.

The two best competitors of each group in the Norwegian national competition will receive a free trip to the world competition in China. After taking part in this event, they will receive a six-month scholarship to study in China.

The CIB encourages students from all schools and universities in Norway to participate in the competition.

If you are interested in take part in the competition, please send an email to and the CIB will send you the registration form, full information and regulations about the competition.