CIUA works with local Chinese community to celebrate Chinese festivals

[Source]    CIUA [Time]    2012-10-16 10:56:35 

On the occasion of the Chinese Moon Festival and the 63rd anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China, Chinese community in Madagascar sponsored various events to celebrate two the festivals. Ambassador Shen Yongxiang and his wife attended the celebrations together with the diplomats of Chinese embassy. Teachers and students of Confucius Institute at University of Antananarivo (CIUA) presented exciting entertainment programs for the celebrations.

An evening party was organized by the local Chinese Enterprises Association on September 29th. Chinese teachers from CIUA were invited to present the party or give performances for the party. A song,I am yours, written and presented by a Chinese teacher expressed the young teachers’ sincere love and miss for her mother while she is teaching in Madagascar. Anther program, Four Arts of the Chinese, cheered the audience with well integrated Chinese arts of reciting, dancing, calligraphy and painting.

The Chinese Association in Antananarivo marked the 63rd anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China on September 30th. Two Chinese songs- Aobao xianghui (Meeting in the Yurt) and Xiangqi nide gaitou lai (Lift your Veil), and a Chinese dance-Jasmine performed by CIUA mandarin teachers brought new atmosphere to the celebration.

In addition, CIUA sent a student art troupe to Toamasina for performances at the invitation of local Chinese Community. The Chinese featured singing and dancing added glory to the Chinese festival celebrations in the region.

By Yu Yafei, CIUA

The Performance of Four Arts of the Chinese

Chinese Teacher performing an original song

Student Art Troupe performance in Chinese community

Chinese dance-Jasmine