The National University & Middle School Student 9th Marine Culture Design Contest sponsored by China Oceanic Development Foundation, Publicity and Education Center of Ministry of Natural Resources, Ocean University of China and North China Sea Branch of Ministry of Natural Resources, has ended successfully. On October 24th, the award ceremony of the contest was held in Guangxi Beibu Gulf University. More than 200 people attended the ceremony, including Secretary-General Pan Xinchun and Deputy Secretary-General Xiang Youquan of China Oceanic Development Foundation, Zhao Jiqing, Deputy Director of Publicity and Education Center of Ministry of Natural Resources, Lu Feng, Vice Mayor of Qinzhou Municipal People's Government, Zhao Jun, Party Secretary of Beibu Gulf University, Wang Hui, Secretary-General of CNOOC Marine Environment and Ecological Protection Public Welfare Foundation, and other relevant leaders, as well as the contest judges and representatives of the winning teachers and students. Nearly 300,000 people followed the award ceremony and related activities through the live broadcast platform.
Award ceremony site
Pan Xinchun, Secretary-General of China Oceanic Development Foundation, pointed out in his speech that culture is the soul of a country and a nation and a strong culture makes a country and nation strong. The National University & Middle School Students Marine Culture Design Contest is the positive action to implement the decision and deployment of General Secretary Xi Jinping and the Party Central Committee and State Council on strengthening Chinese culture construction. By this contest, the connotation of China's marine culture has been enriched, the ocean consciousness of participants has been enhanced, the new cultural talents have been promoted to stand out, and the innovative atmosphere of the national marine culture has been strengthened. In the future, the Foundation will continue to increase its investment to build more platforms, create more opportunities and provide more services for aspiring individuals in the marine field.
Speech by Pan Xinchun, Secretary-General of China Oceanic Development Foundation
Zhao Jiqing, Deputy Director of the Publicity and Education Center of the Ministry of Natural Resources, pointed out in his speech that marine culture is the ideological guidance and spiritual support for building a Marine Potestatem, and the rich, diverse, active and innovative marine culture is the best embodiment of the soft power of a Marine Potestatem. As a platform for spreading and innovating marine culture, the National University & Middle School Student Marine Culture Design Contest has great influence, radiation and appeal across China.
Speech by Zhao Jiqing, Deputy Director of Publicity and Education Center of Ministry of Natural Resources
Lu Feng, Deputy Mayor of Qinzhou Municipal People's Government, said in his speech that Qinzhou's geographical pattern and strategic position focus on the development of marine economy and the unique marine cultural accumulation. He hoped to draw the creativity and wisdom of experts, scholars and young students from this grand event to further enhance the awareness of maritime development and accelerate the integration into the new development pattern of domestic and international dual circulation based on the advantages of marine resources.
Speech by Lu Feng, Deputy Mayor of Qinzhou Municipal People's Government
Li Weiran, Deputy President of Ocean University of China, addressed the conference through the cloud. The purpose of holding this contest is to surge more young students' enthusiasm for concerning the ocean, to enlighten more social talents' wisdom in managing the ocean, and cultivate another important army to practice the strategy of Marine Potestatem. Ocean University of China is willing to make new and greater contributions to the development of the rich South China Sea and the beautiful Beibu Gulf together with Qinzhou people.
Li Weiran, Deputy President of Ocean University of China, delivering a speech to the conference through the cloud
Zhao Jun, Secretary of the Party Committee of Beibu Gulf University, introduced in his welcoming speech that Beibu Gulf University is based on the unique marine environment of Beibu Gulf, actively serving the national marine strategies, and "born to the sea". The university will do its best to do a good job in service and join hands with all parties to hold this grand meeting, enhance the awareness of marine culture, deepen the connotation of marine culture, and make due contributions to the protection and development of national marine resources and serve the strategy of Marine Potestatem.
Zhao Jun, Party Secretary of Beibu Gulf University, giving a welcome speech
More than 500 gold, silver, bronze, excellence, guidance, organization and contribution awards are selected in this contest, including 8 Gold Prizes, 23 Silver Prizes, 56 Bronze Prizes, 373 Excellence Awards, 20 Guidance Awards, 19 Organization Awards and 3 Contribution awards. At the award ceremony, the leaders of the main and co-organizers of the contest have presented award certificates and medals to the winners, teachers and students in turn. In addition, the award-winning teachers and students gave speeches on stage, expressing their feelings of participating in this contest and their great ambition to volunteer for the field of marine culture.
Leaders of the main and co-organizers present awards to the students who won the Gold Prize
Leaders of the main and co-organizers present awards to the students who won the Silver Prize
Leaders of the main and co-organizers present awards to the students who won the Bronze Prize
The main organizer of the contest presents the award to the unit that won the Contribution Award
Relevant leaders present awards to teachers who won the Guidance Award
Relevant leaders present awards to teachers who won Organization Award
Qi Fang, the award-winning teacher representative from Guangdong Ocean University, gives a speech
Zhao Yuying, the award-winning student representative from Dalian Art College, gives a speech
Zhong Chunning, the award-winning student representative from Guangxi Arts University, gives a speech
The leaders of the main and co-organizers take a group photo with the representatives of the award-winning teachers and students
After the award ceremony, the "Touring Exhibition of Award-winning Works of National University & Middle School Student 9th Marine Culture Design Contest" and the "Talk on Resources and Oceans & 2020 Creative Design (Guangxi) Forum" were also held in Beibu Gulf University on the same day.
Opening Ceremony of Exhibition
Talk on Resources and Oceans & 2020 Creative Design (Guangxi) Forum
The National University & Middle School Student Marine Culture Design Contest is one of the series activities of "World Ocean Day & National Ocean Publicity Day" and is the only public welfare contest with the theme of marine culture creativity in the world. The contest is held once a year and has been successfully held for nine times, with wide influence home and abroad. The theme of this contest this year is "Resources and Oceans", and its works cover five fields, including graphic design, landscape design, product design, media animation and marketing planning. More than 990 schools and universities have participated in the competition with 61,568 entries received. 5483 finalists have been selected in the preliminary examination. After the final examination, a total of 460 winning works have been selected, among which 420 in university groups (8 Gold Prizes, 21 Silver Prizes, 50 Bronze Prizes and 341 Excellent Awards); 40 in middle schools (2 Silver Prizes, 6 Bronze Prizes and 32 Excellent Awards).