Ceaie’s 40TH Aniversary

Exploring Ice Hockey in China︱Cultural Exchange Activities through Sports between Chinese and Foreign Partner Universities(5)

Publish Date: 2023-08-01 | Visits: 1395

To celebrate the 31st Summer FISU World University Games in Chengdu, the “Cultural Exchange Activities in Sports between Chinese and Foreign Partner Universities” were launched in June, led by the China Education Association for International Exchange (CEAIE) and under the guidance of the Chinese Ministry of Education’s Press Office. Themed as “Sports, Culture, and Technological Innovation,” the activities aim to inspire Chinese and foreign partner universities to organize diverse intercollegiate sports and cultural exchange events, showcasing the positive values and demeanor of young students while promoting mutual understanding and recognition of sports culture across countries.


To provide a comprehensive portrayal of the remarkable advancements and outstanding initiatives undertaken by Chinese and foreign universities in the field of cultural exchange through sports, we are delighted to present a curated selection of exemplary programs submitted by the participating institutions. 


Exploring Ice Hockey in China


Eckelt Simon is an exchange student at Tsinghua University from RWTH Aachen University. He is a sports lover and joined the ice hockey team during his study at Tsinghua University. While studying and training alongside his teammates, he captured his training life and game experiences through his camera for an entire semester. Off the hockey pitch, he joined a hockey club where he is treated as friends and family members and their friendship has been strengthened after each club activity.


The video vividly portrays his training and daily life, providing a genuine glimpse into the cultural exchange between Chinese and foreign youth in sports. It reflects the international nature of sports, which transcends boundaries and allows him to experience the unbreakable friendship and team spirit. Let’s walk through his journey of ice hockey in China through the video.


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(by Department of International Cooperation)

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