“Delight of Reading” Recital on the Mid-Autumn Festival 2017

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 “Delight of Reading” Recital on the Mid-Autumn Festival 2017                                                         

OrganizerLongquan Great Compassion Monastery

Event: “Delight of Reading” Recital

ThemePondering in the Autumn

Date: 30th September, 2017

Avenue: Longquan Great Compassion Monastery, Adriaan van Bergenstraat 18, 3554 VE Utrecht, the Netherlands

Call for works and readers

The Mid-Autumn Festival in 2017 is approaching. This is one of the most important Chinese traditional festivals for moon worship, family gathering, poem recital and pondering. We are so pleased to invite you to enjoy the beauty of the words and share your thinking. If you love reading as well as listening to others’ stories, then this is for you!

Share your favorite piece and become a reader! 

Submission deadline: 3rd September, 2017

Notification date: 10th September, 2017

1. Submission guidelines

If you are interested in becoming a reader and share your readings and thoughts with others on 30th September, please apply via longquangreatcompassionreader@gmail.com following the requirements below: 

a) Please name the email title in following format:

            “RICITAL+Reader’s name + Title of your reading materials + Number of readers”

b) Please include the following information in the email:  

            Personal information:

            name(s) of the readers

            contact information (e-mail address, mobile, wechat ID, etc.)

            the location of the participant (country/city).  

            Reading material information:

            the title of the reading materials (chapter No. indicated if it is selected from a book)

            the original author of the reading materials and the text you are going to read

            how long you expect to read.

c) Please indicate if you are able to present at the venue on 1st October.


d) Please write one sentence to explain why you choose this material to read.


e) Please enclose with your mail a sample audio file of your reading. You can read with more than one person.


2. Requirements for the reading material: 

a) It can be a chapter from a book, poetry, a song or a letter etc., either original or from the other authors.

b) The work shall be recited between 3-5 minutes;

c) The work can be in Chinese or English. 

3. Selection

The selection by the host (organizer) will be proceeded between 3rd September and 10th September. Notifications of acceptance/non-acceptance will be sent to all participants via e-mail no later than 10th September, 2017.

If you have further questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us through longquangreatcompassionreader@gmail.com .