The Confucius Institute at SEGi University organised Chinese Bridge Autumn Camp 2016 from the 25th of October 2016 till the 2 nd of November 2016 under the sponsorship of the Chinese Embassy of the People’s Republic of China. The opening ceremony was held at Hainan Normal University. The aim was to let students learn Mandarin and to explore the Chinese culture.
At the Hainan Normal University, Mr. Chen, the Chinese director of the Confucius Institute at SEGi University brought the students to explore the school facilities. The students then attended a class on Hainan geography. The geography teacher introduced the students to the mountain region, sea, weather, people, languages and other aspects of Hainan.
Students were also given the opportunity to experience Chinese martial arts which was demonstrated by Ms. Ge, an experienced wushu, martial artist. She introduced to the students, the basics of Shaolin kungfu, pole fighting, and taichi. Most of the students enjoyed the pole fighting session as they can choose a partner to practice with each other using the pole. Besides that, students had the chance to go to Movie Town Haikou, a tourism village of Li and Miao race, Boao Asia Forum, Nanshan Temple, YaLongWan Rose Valley, Sanya Beach, Sanya Romantic Parkand others.