KATHMANDU, Dec. 3 -- The first Chinese Song Competition was held here on Thursday with participation of students from 12 primary and secondary schools.
Some 300 people, including officials from the Chinese Embassy in Nepal, teachers of the Confucius Institute at the Kathmandu University, Chinese volunteer teachers, local teachers, students and their parents attended the event in the N.K. Singh E.P.S. School. The competitors were divided into junior-grade and senior-grade groups.
The low-grade students sang the very popular Chinese nursery rhymes such as "Little girls going mushrooming" and "Catch the eels." And the students from L.R.I school won the first prize with "Catch the eels."
And the first prize of the senior grade went to students of Vishow Niketan Higher Secondary School.
Lue Yaohong, representative of Culture section in the Chinese Embassy in Nepal and Pramila Singh, principal of EPS school conferred certificate of participants and prize to the winners.