Summer Camp of KongZi Institute University of Malaya organized by Qinghai Nationalities University was held in Xining, Qinghai from Aug 9th to Aug 22nd. Nineteen students from six universities in Malaysia participated in the summer camp.
A brief opening ceremony was held in the evening of Aug 10th, Datuk Dr. Azarae, Malaysian Director of KongZi Institute University of Malaya, Mr Chen Zhong, Chinese Director of KongZi Institute University of Malaya, Prof. Ma Fu, Director of Foreign Language School of Qinghai Nationality University and Chinese students of Qinghai Nationality University attended the event. Datuk Dr. Azarae noted in his speech that he hope students could improve their competency in Chinese and further understand the Chinese culture in the two-week diversified courses and activities offered by QNU and become the ambassador of Chinese and Malaysian cultural exchange in the future.
During the 13 days Summer Camp, students learnt Chinese language, Chinese calligraphy, Chinese painting, Chinese Kung Fu. In addition, they also visited famous scenic spots of Qinghai such as Qinghai Lake, Gold and Silver Grassland, Dongguan Grand Mosque, Qinghai Tibetan Medicine Culture Museum, Beichan Monastery. They had the opportunity to explore the scenic tranquility of the Salar (Muslim ethnic minority) county when they visited Xunhua, the birth place of the Salar people. For 13 days they savor the delicious Chinese halal food. They were very grateful for the hospitality of the Chinese people.
21st Aug, the closing ceremony was held at Hongwen Building of Qinghai Nationality University. Prof Ma Fu, Director of Foreign Language of QNU presented the certificates to all the students. The leading teacher and student representative made speeches shared their feeling and experience in the wonderful 13 days. Chinese volunteer students showed a short video of the summer camp as a gift to Malaysian students, and Malaysian students performed a song-“Qinghua Ci (blue and white porcelain)” to express their appreciation to the volunteers, teachers and staffs of Qinghai Nationality University.