Teachers and Students of Confucius Institute at Antananarivo University Are Invited to Mid-Autumn Festival & National Day Celebration by Chinese Enterprises

[Source]    Division of Confucius Institute Affairs [Time]    2010-09-28 13:58:21 

Antananarivo, September 19th—the grand annual Mid-Autumn Festival & National Day celebration hosted by the Chinese enterprises in Madagascar took place. The activity, jointly sponsored by the Chinese Enterprises Association in Madagascar and the Chinese Chamber of Commerce in Madagascar, is the biggest gathering for overseas Chinese people in the country. Shen Yongxiang, Chinese Ambassador to Madagascar, Political Counselor Lu Huiying, Economic and Commercial Counselor Zhou Mangsheng, representatives from the Madagascar-China Friendship Association, the Chinese Enterprises Association, the Chinese Chamber of Commerce, Chinese medical team in Madagascar attended the event. Chinese and Madagascan Deans of the Confucius Institute at Antananarivo University as well as Chinese teachers and students were invited to attend the occasion.

At the party, Zhao Chongyang and Tang Xiangling, volunteer teachers from the institute, served as hosts. The teachers and students gave excellent performances, including a hula show given by the institute’s student arts troupe, which pushed the party to a climax. The Xinjiang dance “The Maiden of Daban” performed by the teachers also won rounds of applause. (Contributed by the Confucius Institute at Antananarivo University)