Overseas student art competition at Tongji University
Updated: 2017-01-16

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International students and university officials pose for a group photo at the first "Colorful Tongji" Photography and Art Exhibition. [Photo provided to study-shanghai.org]

The first photography and art exhibition for international students at Tongji University in Shanghai drew to a close on Jan 4.

Themed "Colorful Tongji", the exhibition inspired the imaginations of students, who vibrantly displayed their artistic talents for the university.

After receiving dozens of paintings and photography works during the submission period from Dec 1 to 16, 2016, an exhibition was held to showcase the selected entries. Votes were collected at the exhibition to decide the winners for the best received works.

Wu Jiang, managing vice-president of Tongji University, praised the students for their active participation and nice work. He also extended his hope for more cultural activities in the future.

After voting closed on Dec 28, 2016, the contest awarded a number of entries, including two first prizes for the painting group and the photography group respectively.

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Color Up, the first prize winning work of the photography group [Photo provided to study-shanghai.org]

Evelyn, an Indonesian student, won the painting group with her work Memories of Maple Leaf, a painting created using maple leaves to depict the university's landmark building. The winning work of the photography group, Color Up, portrayed a beautiful corner of the university in late autumn. The photo was snapped and submitted by Amar Ozgurer, a student from Uzbekistan.

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Memories of Maple Leaf, the first prize winning work of the painting group [Photo provided to study-shanghai.org]

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