Lion Dance greeting Chinese New Year--England Passmores School New Year Celebration activities

[Source]    SSAT Confucius Institute [Time]    2011-02-12 15:47:13 

On 3rd February,2011,the Chinese learning students of Passmores School, Essex County, watching an excellent Lion Dance performance on the first day of Chinese New Year, experiencing the Chinese New Year strong atmosphere.

Passmores School is from SSAT Confucius Institute.This school has opened Chinese lesson for one and a half years. Although it was a short time, students have got much interesting in Chinese language and culture.This performance was well received by both the students and the staff, they experienced the real Chinese new year atmosphere.After the performance, "新年好" and "恭喜发财" could be heard everywhere in the campus,it brings the Chinese New Year atmosphere to the whole school.This event also symbolizes the opening of the Chinese New Year Week at the school.Next week a series of events will be arranged during Chinese Culture Day,such as write calligraphy, do paper-cutting, draw opera mask, practise Taichi, traditional Chinese medicine,ect.The students at the school will know more about China,enjoy more of the glamour of the Chinese culture and take part in different activities.