From November 14th to 19th, the final of the 15th Challenge Cup was held in Shanghai organized by the Central Committee of the Communist Youth League, the Ministry of Education, the Chinese Academy of Social Science, the government of Shanghai and the National Students' Federation.
The preliminary contest attracted 1739 universities, 2 million students and 28594 works. After rounds of selection, 715 works from 303 universities and 40 works from 11 universities in Hong Kong, Macao or Taiwan got the entrance tickets of the final round.
The project “Chunwan in the Village: Inheritance and Development of Ethical Culture in Lishui Village” made by Huijie Xu, Yiqiong Zhang, Jingyi Guo, Zhuoli Huang, Meiyi Wang, and Jiajia Cheng, directed by Lulu Wang, won the second prize in the group of philosophy.
The research team went to the Lishui village twice, made field investigations and interviews, getting the support of the Public Administration Academy.