The 3rd Cantonese Competition for Ethnic Minoritiesin Hong Kong

The 3rd Cantonese Competition for Ethnic Minorities in Hong Kong is organized by LINK Centre, which is operated by The Hong Kong Community Network and sponsored by the Home Affairs Department of Hong Kong. The aim of this event is to encourage Ethnic Minorities to show their talents on speaking Cantonese and to facilitate their integration into the Hong Kong Community. We would also like to take this chance to promote the message of social harmony.


  • To enhance EMs’ motivation, interest, and confidence in learning Chinese.
  • To raise the Public awareness on the talents and capability of EMs.
  • To promote social acceptation and social harmony.


The Competition is open to all Ethnic Minorities (non-Chinese people) who are holders of HKID card.


  • Primary School (Individual / Group with 2 – 8 people)
  • Secondary School (Individual / Group with 2 – 8 people)
  • Public (Individual / Group with 2 – 8 people)


  • Storytelling
  • Drama
  • Speech

Remarks :

  1. Unrestricted Topic
  2. Within 3 – 5 minutes

Panel of Judges

  • Preliminary Round
  • School Chinese Teachers
  • Final Round
  • School Principals / Teachers (with Chinese proficiency)
  • Honorable Guests

Assessment Criteria

1. Content 15%
2. Fluency 25%
3. Expression 15%
4. Co-operation (Remarks : For Group Only) 10%
5. Overall performance 15%

Competition Details

  • Preliminary Round

In view of the influence of COVID-19, participants of this year’s competition are invited to do a video recording of their performance and submit to LINK Centre through Whatsapp 6230 8530 or Google drive to with MP4 format. Outstanding participants would be invited for the final round.

  • Final Round

The final round competition will be held on 1 August, 2020 (Sat) 1pm-6pm at YWCA Jockey Club Social Service Building, 5 Man Fuk Road, Ho Man Tin, Kowloon. (*subject to amendments depending on epidemic situation)

Important Dates

Dates Events
30 Jun 2020 (Tue) 5pm Application & Video Submission Deadline
1 Aug 2020 (Sat) 1 – 6pm Final Competition & Award Ceremony



(Primary School / Secondary School / Public)

  • Individual : Trophy, Certificate and $ 500 Gift Voucher
  • Group : Trophy, Certificate and $1,500 Gift Voucher
1st Runner-up
  • Individual : Trophy, Certificate and $ 400 Gift Voucher
  • Group : Trophy, Certificate and $ 1,000 Gift Voucher
2nd Runner-up
  • Individual : Trophy, Certificate and $ 250 Gift Voucher
  • Group : Trophy , Certificate and $ 500 Gift Voucher

Application Method

School Category :

  • Including primary school and secondary school
  • Students (Individual / group) can only apply through school. Please contact teacher for application.

Public Category :

  • Public with HKID card can apply through downloading application form or filling up online application form.
  • Google form for Individual :
  • Google form for Group :
  • Application form :