Date: February, 14, 2017 15:51 Age: 307 days
The smiley faces of the children are the best Chinese New Year gifts!
——the Chinese New Year cultural experience activities of Confucius Institute at Suva Library
February 3, 2017, the sixth day of the first lunar month, Confucius Institute of USP (below referred as CI-USP) and Fiji Suva Library co-held a Chinese Lunar New Year cultural experience activitiy. There were around 40 primary students from different schools attended this activity.
At the beginning of the activity, teacher from CI-USP taught the children how to say few festival terms such as “Happy New Year”, “Hello”, ”Thank You”, “Good-bye” and etc. And then two short videos introducing Chinese New Year were played, children watched them energetically and were itch to give a try in the award-winning questions that they put their hands up one after another to answer the questions. In the next part of the activity which are the drawing of chicks and singing of children’s song “Happy New Year”, children were participated actively as well, two kids even came up to the stage bravely to sing the song that they have just learnt in both Chinese and English, they won the applause from all the audiences.
At the end of the event, CI-USP staff took the group photos with all the children in front of the background that have been elaborately decorated by Suva Library staff, everyone shouted out “Happy New Year” in Chinese, all the children received a little new year gift and the event ended successfully.