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FF UMB Student Paulína Kudlová Won the Prestigious Award on UN Language Day


Miss Paulína Kudlová, a UMB student from the Faculty of Arts as well as a student of CIB at UMB, has been awarded the “Youth Cultural Ambassador” on the 2022 United Nations Chinese Language Day and the Second CMG Overseas Video Festival.

(Source: Screen shot from "Chinese Language Video Festival", YouTube)

Huge Congratulations! This is a great honor for Miss Kudlová, CIB at MBU (Confucius Institute for Business at Matej Bel University) , and UMB (Univerzita Mateja Bela). Miss Kudlová is awarded for her short video “How Young Slovaks See China”, which was shot at Banská Bystrica, Slovakia. The award builds a new cultural bridge between Slovakia, China and the world. The beautiful scenary in her video serves as great attraction to people in China and the other parts of the world while her interviews illustrate Slovak youngsters' knowledge about China.

The event was jointly held by the United Nations Office at Geneva (UNOG), the Permanent Mission of China to the United Nations at Geneva, and China Media Group (CMG). The international jury panel of the event selected altogether 6 Youth Cultural Ambassadors out of the authors of about 950 video entries from 45 countries and regions.

The 6 young cultural ambassadors will participate in a scholarship provided by Tsinghua University (Rank 17 in QS 2022).

UN initiated and established language days for the UN six official languages in 2010 “to celebrate multilingualism and cultural diversity as well as to promote equal use of all six official languages through the Organization”. The Chinese Language Day is set on the day of “Gu Yu” (Grain Rain, one of China’s 24 solar terms). This year, it falls on April 20.

(Source: Screen shot from "Chinese Language Video Festival", YouTube)

 Relative Links:

  1. Winners of 2022 United Nations Chinese Language Day & the 2nd CMG Chinese Language Video Festival - YouTube
  2. How Young Slovaks See China 斯洛伐克青年眼中的中国 - YouTube
  3. FF UMB student Paulína Kudlová won the prestigious award | The achievements of our students | Matej Bel University in Banská Bystrica