Wednesday, 17 February 2016

Inforrmation School Students and Staff Celebrate Chinese New Year

Students and staff at the Information School shared an international celebration of new year, in an event organised under the aegis of the Information School Society. Dr Andrew Cox introduced the event and Syke Xin Zhao and Cindy Fu explained Chinese New Year customs. Piyapat Jarusawat described Songkran in Thailand.

As well as enjoying traditional Chinese nibbles, attendees could participate in a number of activities run by experts from The Confucius Institute :

- Tea ceremony, Miss Yi Yang
- Chinese traditional costume, Miss Tingting Cai
- GuZheng music performance, Dr. Shu Jiang
- Paper cutting, Ms. Li Li


Shu Jiang  (Confucius Institute) shows Akmaral Imangaliyeva how to play GuZheng.

 Piyapat Jarusawat tries on traditional Chinese costume.

Skina Ehdeed tries traditional Chinese costume and the GuZheng

Confucius Institute Staff Ms. Li Li and Tingting Cai demonstrate paper cutting.

Photos by Xinqun Hu (Confucius Institute)

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