The International Institute of Economics and Linguistics hosted the annual intellectual game "What? Where? When? – riddles of China".
This year, the game, organized by the Department of Linguistics and Linguodidactics of ISU IIEL, acquired the status of a city game and united teams of students studying Chinese at ISU, INRTU and BSU. The honorary guests of the finale were representatives of the Consulate General of the People's Republic of China in Irkutsk – Li Hai, Consul General and Zhao Chunlu, Consul for Education.
The game consisted of three rounds. In the first and the second, students answered questions on history, culture, and traditions of China. In the third round, student teams played against a team of experts made up of ISU employees: Konstantin Grigorichev, Vice-Rector for Research and International Relations, Oleg Arkhipkin, Director of IIEL, Yulia Elokhina, Head of the International Relations Department, Evgenia Kolodina, Head of the IIEL Department of Linguistics and Linguodidactics, Han Laoshi, senior lecturer of the IIEL Department of Linguistics and Linguodidactics.
In the II season finale the first place was taken by the team of the ISU Law Institute, the second – by the team of the Institute of Philology, Foreign Languages and Media Communication of the ISU, and the third one – by the team of the Baikal State University.