Pupils from Aquinas Grammar School (from left) Issac Yang and Martin Carroll, are joined by their Mandarin teacher Guifang LI at the MAC in Belfast today (Tuesday, November 27) for the Belfast heat of the HSBC British Council Chinese Mandarin Speaking Competition. The winners of today’s competition will be announced next month, and they will be put forward to the final at the British Museum, London in February 2019 with the overall winner winning a week in Bejing. For more information on the HSBC/ British Council Mandarin speaking competition, visit nireland.britishcouncil.org or follow on Twitter: @BCouncil_NI.