Confucius Institute at the University of Nairobi Presented at the 68th National Day Reception at the Chinese Embassy
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Date and time: 
Wed, 2017-09-27 22:27

On 27th September, the embassy of the People's Republic of China in the Republic of Kenya hosted a reception celebrating "The 68th Anniversary of the Founding of the People's Republic of China ". Ambassador Liu Xianfa and Counselor Yao Ming of the Chinese embassy in Kenya, Mr. Angstrom, and President of the Kenyan Senate, representatives of UN - habitat and UNEP, foreign embassies and consulates, central media, Confucius Institutes and representatives of overseas Chinese attended the banquet. The Confucius Institute dance club, choir and volunteer teachers at the University of Nairobi were invited by the embassy to offer a wonderful performance for the National Day reception.

The Confucius Institute at the University of Nairobi first performed three songs, “Jambo (hello) "," Watching the Moon Climb Up “and" Happy Mountain “for the warm stage. After all the guests came, Counsellor Yao Ming made a brief introduction to the day's reception, and then Ambassador Liu Xianfa delivered a speech, reviewing the outstanding achievements of the past two countries' cooperation and looking forward to the good future of win-win cooperation. Later, the speaker of the Kenyan Senate, Mr. Angstrom, also delivered a speech expressing the blessing to China's National Day and expectations for the future of the two countries. After singing the national anthem of the two countries, the reception began in the song “hello (jambo)" sang by the Confucius Institute at the University of Nairobi.

The dance club of Confucius Institute at the University of Nairobi brought a passionate " African Dance ", lively" Spicy Girls " and Dai dance" The Moon ", which won the applause of the present guests. A student Zhang Meiling of Confucius Institute who won the championship in the Chinese Bridge Competition, sang " I Love You, the Snow in the Northern Frontier" for everyone. And the Chinese teacher volunteer Zhang Xiaoying sang the song “Ode to the Coral “for everyone to praise the guests.

Finally, Prof. Guo Hong, the Director of Confucius Institute and all Chinese volunteer teachers took photos together with the Ambassador and his wife after the successful performance.

 

 

Expiry Date: 
Sat, 2023-10-28 22:27