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2022 National Chinese EXPO of Student Works (NCESW)

The American Academy of International Culture and Education (AAICE) is pleased to announce the 2022 National Chinese EXPO of Student Works (NCESW). This online event will be held from September through the beginning of December, 2022. All U.S. K-12 and college-level Chinese language learners are invited to participate as individuals and/or as a part of a school group. 

The first round of selected student works will be exhibited on the NCESW website for public viewing, and the second (final) round of selected works will be showcased in a synchronous online exhibition and celebration. Students and schools whose works are selected for the final exhibition will be recognized and awarded with non-monetary gifts. 

All educators from state-accredited K-12 schools and colleges in the U.S. are welcome to recommend their students to participate. Each teacher may recommend up to 10 pieces of their students’ work in each grade-level group in the individual category and 2 pieces in the group category. Each school can recommend up to 5 pieces of student works.





  • Motivate students to further develop their understanding of Chinese language and culture

  • Promote cultural understanding between the peoples of China and the United States and help students become cultural ambassadors

  • Facilitate professional learning and dialogue among Chinese language and culture educators 

  • 鼓励学生进一步发展他们对中国语言和文化的理解

  • 促进中美两国人民的文化了解,帮助学生成为文化大使

  • 促进中国语言文化教育工作者的专业学习和交流

Dates to Remember

September 25 – October 20

Online application and submission

of student works

November 25

Notification to participants whose works were selected for the final online showcase and celebration

November 17

First round of selected student works displayed in online exhibition

December 10 and 11

Online showcase and celebration

Content and Forms

The theme for 2022 is “The Joy of Chinese Language and Culture Learning”. Within this overarching theme, students can further develop their own topics and areas of interest. Student works can be expressed via a variety of artistic forms and vehicles, but with the exception of videos, all document files (such as posters, slide decks, pictures, and so on) must be converted into a single PDF file for uploading. All student works must be in Chinese or exemplify Chinese culture. Examples include:

2022年的主题是“中文之乐”。 在这个总主题中,学生可以进一步扩展自己的副主题和感兴趣的领域。 学生作品可以通过多种艺术形式和载体表达。除视频外,所有文档文件(如海报、幻灯片、图片等)都必须转换为单个 PDF 文件才能上传。 所有学生作品必须是中文的或体现中国文化的。 示例包括:


Language 语言类展示

Skits, jokes, monologues, storytelling, rap, tongue twisters, speeches, recitation, and so on


Culture 文化才艺类展示


Folk dance, musical instrument performance, martial arts, calligraphy, painting, writing, vocal performance, and so on


Content Areas 学科作品类展示


Posters, models, dramatic performances, art design, and so on

* Student works cannot have been previously exhibited at other events or occasions, such as competitions or public media.

* 学生作品在此之前不能在其他活动或场合展出,比如比赛或其他媒体平台。


Participants are grouped by grade levels:

Grades K-2

Grades 3 – 5

Grades 6 -8

Grades 9-12

College Level

Student Online Application Process

Step 1

Enter the teacher's recommendation code.


Step 2

Select your grade level group to complete the registration form.


Step 3

Upload the following materials

a) Student work in the format of your choice (video or PDF file)
b) Parental consent form
c) Honor pledge


a) 学生作品(视频或PDF文件)

b) 家长同意书

c) 荣誉声明书

Selection Criteria
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Selection Process

Student’s works will be reviewed by the Selection Committee.

About 300 pieces of student work will be selected for the online exhibition.

About 100 pieces of student work will be selected for the online showcase and celebration.

  • Certificates of achievement will be awarded to all participants.

  • Commemorative gifts will be awarded to students whose works are selected for publication on the NCESW website and celebrated in the online final showcase and celebration.

  • Schools that have group works included in the final showcase will be awarded a trophy.

  • Certificates of appreciation will be awarded to all teachers.  Teachers whose students’ works are selected for publication on the NCESW website will receive a commemorative gift; Teachers whose students’ works are selected for the final showcase celebration will receive a gift certificate.

  • 所有参与成果展活动的学生都将获得纪念证书。

  • 作品入围在成果展网站发表并入选全美成果展直播大展作品的学生将获得纪念品。

  • 入选全美成果展直播大展的团体作品所在学校将获得奖杯。

  • 所有参与成果展活动学生的教师都将获得纪念证书。学生作品入围在成果展网站发表的教师将获得纪念品;学生作品入选全美成果展直播大展的教师将获得礼券。

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