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China in My Eyes: The 2nd Shanghai International Student Chinese Element Creative Design Contest
With the aim of blending Chinese culture into the world and let the world know China, the 2nd Shanghai International Student Chinese Element Creative Design Contest will be held to encourage those who are studying in Shanghai to discover and display the impressive highlights of Chinese elements so as to deepen their understanding of Chinese traditional culture and modern civilization.


Content: fully apply the Chinese elements to the works to show the fusion of Chinese culture and modern art & design under the theme of My Student Life in Shanghai.

Forms: no limitation on style or type. Both material objects and computer-based design works are acceptable, e.g. graphic design, handicraft, fashion design, industrial design, environmental art design, animation, etc. The works can be combined with the forms of painting, calligraphy, seal cutting, paper cutting and photography, etc. Single works or a series of works (less than 5 pieces) are acceptable.

Requirement: no limitation on the creation time but it is must be one’s original works with vivid theme, unique design and strong artistic appeal. Instructors may offer professional advice and suggestions without changing the originality of the works.


The real objects: the material item or the digital colored proofing (same size as A3 paper, 420×297mm)

Electronic version of the above mentioned objects: the photo of each material item is at least 3M with the size of 1024×768 in JPG format; each computer-based design work must be at least 300dpi in JPG format.

Application Form: single works or a series of works should be submitted with an application form with the signature of all the designers.

Prize Setting

Special Award 2 quotas Certificate & RMB5000/quota

1ST Prize 10 quotas Certificate & RMB2000/quota

2nd Prize 20 quotas Certificate & RMB1000/quota

3rd Prize 40 quotas Certificate & RMB500/quota

Engagement Award 50 quotas Certificate

The submitted works may be divided into several groups on which they are appraised and selected. The prize quotas of each group will be decided according to its numbers of works.

The awarded works will be collected in a picture album in both Chinese and English.

Deadline 2014.04.01-2014.9.20


Submit to



Room705, International Students Office, Zonghe Building, Tongji University. Contact:65980380 Fang Xiaozhi(




Shanghai Municipal Education Commission


Shanghai Association of International Student Education

Donghua University




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