Foreign friends enjoy International Spring Festival Gala
- Category: Ningbo District
- Published: Monday, 03 February 2020 13:38
On January 11, the Chinese New Year celebration activities sponsored by Haishu Foreign Culture Exchange Association held in the culture hall of Minlecun, Gaoqiaozhen. International friends from more than twenty countries, including Russia, France and the Philippines, gathered with local villagers to experience the traditional Chinese New Year in advance.
In the afternoon, foreign friends and villagers of Minlecun together performed an International Spring Festival Gala. Besides the percussion performance and Kung Fu show, villagers and foreign friends also chorused Auld Long Syne… The wonderful programs drew the world closer to Ningbo.
In addition to artistic performances, a series of experience activities such as writing the "Fu" character, making golden mice and traditional snacks enabled international friends to experience the traditional customs of the Chinese New Year. During the part of making rice cakes, after a simple demonstration, foreign friends couldn’t wait to try it. Despite the language barrier, they soon succeeded by making gestures and eye contact