French Speech Competition

Concours oratoire interuniversitaire du delta de la rivière des perles 2022

March 18th, 2022, Friday, 3-7 pm
Preselection by Universities within the Pearl River Delta Region

The Interuniversity French Speech Competition of the Pearl River Delta returns for the 12th edition! It is co-organised by the Consulates General of France in Hong Kong and Macao, and in Guangzhou, with the support of the Alliance française de Hong Kong, the Institute of French Language and Culture from the Catholic University of Lyon and the French Intercultural Center of Lyon Inflexyon. 

Allowing the best students of the universities of the Delta to show their mastery of the French language and their ability to make a public presentation, the oratory competition will take place on March 18, 2022.

The candidates who will join the competition will have been pre-selected by their university before the competition.  

Given to current circumstances, the French Speech Competition will be hold 100% online for the second time.

Année 2022 : année olympique : « La pratique du sport est-elle une école d'apprentissage de la vie ? »

Year 2022 : Olympic year : « Is the sport practice a school of life ? »

2. Format
An 8 to 10-minutes presentation in French in front of the jury and audience.
Electronic presentation tools are allowed.

3. Criteria
• Elocution and communication: fluency, pronunciation and non-verbal communication.
• Language proficiency : morphology, syntax and vocabulary.
• Presentation and content : organisation, argumentation, originality and creativity

4. Prizes
The winner from each constituency territory (one winner for Mainland China and one winner for Hong Kong and Macao) will win a dinner for two at a French gourmet restaurant, online French Language courses and a voucher for books.
The 2nd prize will win FLE courses online French Language courses and a voucher for books.

5. Program

Friday, March 18th 2022
3:00 - 7:20 pm : 12th edition of the French Interuniversity French Speech Competition of the Pearl River Delta - 13 candidates

  1. 3:00 - 3:20 pm : Man Chun WONG (Steven)
  2. 3:20 - 3:40 pm : Wing Sze FUNG (Vincy) 
  3. 3:40 - 4:00 pm : Yiluo GUO 
  4. 4:00 - 4:20 pm : Yan JIANG (Joyce) 
  5. 4:20 - 4:40 pm : Wei LIU 
  6. 4:40 - 5:00 pm : Hung Kuen TANG (Darius)
  7. 5:00 - 5:20 pm : Xiaotian WANG
  8. 5:20 - 5:40 pm : Yu Ching CHAN (Heather) 
  9. 5:40 - 6:00 pm : Yi Yin WONG 
  10. 6:00 - 6:20 pm : Junxian YANG 
  11. 6:20 - 6:40 pm : Mingming ZENG (Morgan) 
  12. 6:40 - 7:00 pm : Qi ZHANG

7:20 - 7:35 pm : Jury's deliberation
7:35 - 7:40 pm : Announcement of the results

6. Winners

  • Mainland China:

Winner: Junxian YANG
Best hope: Qi ZHANG

  • Hong Kong and Macau: 

Winner: Hung Kuen TANG (Darius)
Best hope: Man Chun WONG (Steven)

Un grand merci à toutes les institutions pour leur soutien.
Many thanks to all our supporting organisations!


Founded in 1948 in the very heart of Lyon, a major European capital, the French Language and Culture Institute (ILCF Lyon) provides courses in French as a Foreign Language (FLE). It is a member-institute of UCLy's Faculty of Literature and Languages.

Inflexyon French school in Lyon

Innovative and dynamic French programs

The history of Inflexyon takes us back to 2006, the year our French language school for people who want to learn French in France was founded. Ever since the beginning, our main idea is to offer an innovative and dynamic French studying programmes individually tailored to our students preferences.

Alliance Française de Hong Kong
Consulat Général de France à Hong Kong et à Macao
Consulat Général de France à Canton 
Institut Français de Chine (IFC)
The Association of Teachers of French in Hong Kong and Macau

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