The Confucius Institute in Leuven held a special performance to Celebrate Chinese New Year
Since Chinese New Year is coming, the Confucius Institute Headquarters sent groups of Chinese University Art Troups to Confucius Institutes all over the world, bringing the Chinese traditional music and performance to the local people. On the afternoon of January 21, Zhejiang Gongshang University Art Troupe visited the Confucius Institute at Group T- International Engineering Academy, University of Leuven to Perform “The Paradise of Dreams”. Chinese Er’hu Solo, Uygur Dance, Peking Opera Dance, Folk Music Ensemble, Folk Dance, Martial Arts were performed on the stage. The Confucius Institute also invited the local performers to sing a solo as well as perform Wing Chun and Tai Chi by Belgian Jinfeng Martial Arts Club. Over 300 local people attended the Performance and Celebration. On the Reception after the Performance, the audiences also experienced the Chinese Tea Culture Demonstration by Ms. Meilan XIAO from Antwerp.
Reported by ROB TV and Het Laatste Nieuws:
Original link of the report:http://www.hln.be/regio/nieuws-uit-leuven/leuvense-chinezen-vieren-jaar-van-de-haan-a3065039/