Win trip to Shanghai-closing date 31 July

Borrow a book from the Confucius Institute`s `Window of Shanghai` section in our library and you could win a trip to this year`s Expo City. To enter the competition simply write a piece of between 1500-5000 words in English or 1000-3000 words in Chinese as a book review, or an essay on your personal musings as stimulated by the book selection.


All entries should be completed and submitted by July 31, 2010.
All entries should be submitted in word format and to be emailed to or sent on CD-ROM to

Ms Dennie Lee
Shanghai Library Competition
Room 1310
1555 Huai Hai Zhong Lu
200031, Shanghai, China

All writing must be original and no liability is accepted by the organisers for any infringement of copyright or IPR.


A total of 20 top entries will be selected by a panel of professional judges. The result will be notified in August 2010.


The first place prizewinner and three second place entrants will each be invited to an award ceremony in Shanghai. The airline and accommodation costs will be covered by the organisers.

The additional 16 finalists will each receive gift with a value of US$100.


Please contact the Confucius Institute on 0131 662 2180 or email us on to request access and borrowing rights to the library.