Dragon Year’s Gala at Confucius Institute of Edinburgh

[Source]    Confucius Institute of Edinburgh [Time]    2012-02-24 14:05:07 

The dragon year ‘s gala was held in the evening of January 27 at the Confucius Institute for Scotland in the University of Edinburgh. Over 300 guests from different countries and the teachers of the Confucius Institute came together in this Chinese New Year celebration.

The theme for this year's gala was "Enter the Dragon 2012”. The rich and colorful show won thunderous applause from the audience. The interesting games and music shortened the distance between the people of the two countries. Sweet song and beautiful dance made everyone enjoy the peaceful festive atmosphere.

Follwing the games and performances, the new year prize draw drew the laughter of the guests constantly. Prizes included chinese calligraphy works, panda items and Qinghua Ci painting.

In addition to the shows and games, all the guests were treated to dumplings that signified good luck and prosperity in the new year.

Concluding the evening, all of the guests assembled in the garden and sent kong min light blessings into the evening sky.