On January 16th, 2017, the Embassy of the People’s Republic of China in the Republic of Kenya held a reception to celebrate the Chinese New Year. Teachers and students from Confucius Institute at the University of Nairobi were invited to this function as guests and also to entertain.
Before the start of the function, Choir members from the CIUON sang songs to warm up the function. The songs they performed gave a message of best wishes to the Chinese New Year.
The ambassador Liu Xianfa gave a speech to summarize the whole year of 2016, and great expectation to the year of 2017. The Chinese Embassy in Kenya wishes every Chinese in Kenya a good life and happy New Year. Teachers of CIUON perform a dance called ‘Qiao Huadan’, which caught everyone’s eyes. Chinese children in Kenya gave a kungfu and dance performance, which showed the spirit of children. Others also give performance like singing, dancing, pipa, and so on.
The function was held successfully, we wish everyone a good life and happy New Year.