p style=”text-align: center”>NSW Congressman Ke Minsi (right) holds a photo with the author, Teacher Tang Jiachen, holding Huichun.
NSW Kogarah District Councillor Chris Minns likes traditional Chinese culture very much. Following the successful experience held last year, he will host the Xin Chou Year of the Ox Hui Chun competition again this year.He invited Chinese friends in the community to participate, and voted online to select their favorite Spring Festival couplets, and he will print and distribute the selected best New Year of the Ox Spring Festival couplets.The response to the Huai Chun competition was overwhelming. From mid-December last year to January 12 this year, a total of 1 pairs of four-character auspicious spring couplets were voted.Finally, the Weibei type spring festival couplets "New Year of the Ox" by the teacher Tang Jiachen from the art school of the Chinese Service Agency was selected as the New Year of the Ox couplets to be distributed by Congressman Comins.
He said that the couplets for the Year of the Ox had been printed at the end of January and will be distributed to residents in the electoral district.It is reported that the authors who participated in the Huichun competition were all residents of Chinese descent living in Sydney, ranging in age from 5 to 84 years old.The fonts of Spring Festival couplets are regular script, cursive script, running script, Weibei, Yanling style and oracle bone inscriptions.
Due to the epidemic, Congressman Comence had to decide to cancel the award ceremony originally scheduled to be held in the State Assembly Building.Instead, he will go to community schools and clubs to present awards to champions, finalists and contestants.Ke Minsi said that he is very much looking forward to seeing the participating students in the coming weeks and presenting them personally.
It is particularly worth mentioning that the works of Zhong Shiguang, Zou Yan, Huang Yiguang of CASS, and Chen Ruixi and Wu Yukai, students of the art school Tang Jiachen, are among the top ten.Congressman Comence is very concerned about the various services of the Chinese Service Agency and Chinese schools in the electoral district, and he often visits.
The 10 works that received the most votes from the public in the Xin Chou Year of the Ox Swinging Competition hosted by Comins State Councillors are:
No. 5 works, Good Fortune happy returns, Author: Zhong Shiguang (71 years old)
19 works, high Takhar good Huazhao Min Feng, author: Zeng Jing Tang (57 years old)
21 works, forming one sun and moon, Author: Chen Rui-hee (5 years old)
18 works, the best of luck Vientiane update, Author: Zeng Ying Ying (20 years old)
No. 1 works, then New Year New Year blessing Taurus, Author: Tangjia Chen (40 years old)
24 works, good luck rich peace, Author: Wu Yukai (10 years old)
No. 3 works, best of luck Four Seasons peace, Author: Zou Yan (73 years old)
No. 4 works, Taurus spring wealth and fortune, Author: Huang Yiguang (84 years old)
No. 8 works, too proud and gas caused by Xiang, author: Yan Yu Xi (15 years old)
No. 7 works, Feng-year-old man Shouchun and King Ming, author: Caiying Xi (15 years old)
Congressman Comence expressed his gratitude to all Chinese friends who participated in the Chinese waving contest and all Chinese friends who participated in the voting, and thanked them for helping to choose his Year of the Ox to print the Spring Festival couplets.
Congressman Comence said that I don't know Chinese, but I carefully read the English translations of every pair of shortlisted couplets.It can be seen that every piece of work is carefully prepared.
It is reported that from the beginning of February, local residents will successively receive this exquisite Chinese New Year Huichun from Congressman Comins.
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