Original Title: 30 Ecuadorian Students Receive Chinese Ambassador Scholarship
Xinhua News Agency, Quito, November 19 (Reporter Li Guorong) The Chinese Embassy in Ecuador held the 2022 Chinese Ambassador Scholarship Award Ceremony on the 18th. 30 students from 6 educational institutions in Ecuador won the scholarship.
Chen Guoyou, Chinese Ambassador to Ecuador, congratulated the award-winning students and issued award certificates. In his speech, Chen Guoyou said that the establishment of the Chinese Ambassador Scholarship aims to promote Chinese language teaching in Ecuador and allow more young Ecuadorians to understand and love Chinese culture. He said that he hoped that the Chinese language education institutions in Ecuador would continue to work hard, further enhance cultural exchanges between Chinese and Eritrean youths, expand cooperation in the field of education, and consolidate the public opinion foundation for China-Eritrea friendship.
The 17-year-old winner, Dana Arteaga, started learning Chinese two years ago. She said that China has made great progress in the fields of economy, science and technology, and its international influence is increasing day by day. Her dream is to study medicine in China.
At the award ceremony, some winners sang Chinese songs such as “My Motherland and Me” and performed Chinese poetry recitations and Chinese dances.