Cultural activities to celebrate the Chinese New Year are held in many countries

2022-05-04 0 By

Beijing, Feb. 4 (Xinhua) –In recent days, various cultural activities have been held in many countries to celebrate the arrival of the Chinese New Year, the Year of the Tiger.The Chinese Cultural Center in Paris, France, on Thursday launched a special program titled “China in Literature and Art” on its official website and online platform to celebrate the Chinese New Year.The national team, an art unit directly under the Ministry of Culture and Tourism, was featured in the special program, covering various art forms such as music, dance, opera, drama and children’s drama.On the first day of the Chinese New Year, the Confucius Institute of the University of Botswana held an activity to welcome Chinese New Year at lihai International Primary School.Chopsticks and beans contest, Hanfu display, martial arts performance…More than 500 teachers and students took part in the event on the school square, with laughter and laughter.Pu Durong, Chinese Director of the Confucius Institute at the University of Botswana, extended his New Year greetings to the teachers and students.He said he hopes the Spring Festival will make local students love Chinese culture more.The Confucius Institute for Science and Technology of the Belarusian National Technical University held a photo exhibition and experience activity entitled “Celebrating Chinese New Year Customs Culture” on January 31, inviting primary and secondary school students from many local schools to celebrate the Spring Festival.In the experience class, students were curious about Chinese custom culture, and the atmosphere was lively and happy with frequent interaction.In the hands-on part, teachers and students hung lanterns, pasted couplets, “fu” and paper-cuts, giving the festival a special flavor.Students said the event taught them more about the traditions and customs of Chinese New Year celebration.An ice sculpture exhibition and an online art performance were held at the 16th Helsinki Temple Fair during the Chinese New Year in Helsinki, Capital of Finland, on Jan. 31, 2018.On Helsinki’s central Street, red lanterns were hung high, and passers-by took pictures of five vividly carved ice tigers in the middle of the street.In addition, Helsinki’s five main cultural centers have erected beautiful ice sculptures themed with the Year of the Tiger.The online performance lasted for one hour, including drum performance with the Theme of the Chinese zodiac, introduction of Chinese New Year folk customs, Finnish singer singing the song “Jasmine flower” in Finnish, and sugar figures made by non-genetic descendants of Finnish cartoon characters, presenting an audio-visual feast for the audience.Chinese Ambassador to Bosnia and Herzegovina Ji Ping introduces the Chinese New Year elements and the meanings of the Mascots of the Beijing Winter Olympic Games in the “Chinese Cultural Experience Zone”, which celebrates the Spring Festival of the Year of the Tiger and the Beijing Winter Olympic Games, unveiled at the central square of sarajevo and The New Area of East Sarajevo on Jan 31.He said That China has the confidence and ability to present a simple, safe and wonderful Winter Olympics to the world. He wished the Bih Olympic athletes great success in the Beijing Winter Olympics.Sarajevo Mayor Karic congratulated the Chinese people on the Spring Festival and wished the Beijing Winter Olympic Games a complete success.The 4th Chinese Light Exhibition opened in Belgrade, Serbia, Jan. 31, 2019.At midnight on the first day of the Chinese New Year (Beijing time), lanterns with different shapes of Chinese dragons, lanterns and terracotta warriors were lit up along the banks of the Sava River.Meanwhile, a light show was put on the iconic Belgrade Tower.Tian Yishu, charge d ‘affaires of the Chinese Embassy in Serbia, said at the opening ceremony that the Chinese lantern exhibition has enabled more and more Serbian people to experience the charm of Chinese traditional culture and enhanced mutual understanding and friendship between the two peoples.In his speech, Belgrade Mayor Radojicic sent Spring Festival greetings to the Chinese people and wished the Beijing Winter Olympics a complete success.On Jan. 28, the Federation of Chinese Students studying in Russia hosted a live webcast of the 2022 Spring Festival Party for Students studying in Russia.In various forms, such as language, singing, dancing and instrumental music, the gala shows the charming Spring Festival culture and the festive atmosphere of celebrating the Spring Festival.Zhang Hanhui, Chinese Ambassador to Russia, extended his New Year greetings and best wishes to the students studying in Russia. He hoped that they could become successors of The Times and inheritors of the friendship between China and Russia.(Participating journalists: Teng Junwei, Lu Jinbo, Chen Jing, Xu Qian, Zhang Xiuzhi, Shi Zhongyu, Tang Ji, He He)