How Do Yangnüxu (Foreign Sons-in-law) Celebrate Chinese ...
Recently, more and more foreigners have come to Changsha.Some settle in and love to spend Spring Festival here.Here some yangnüxus(foreign sons-in-law)share their impressions of the festival.Changsha-born Liu Jia shared an interesting story about her British-born husband Simon when they spent a Spring Festival in Changsha.Before the festival, they had bought Spring Festival couplets and the Chinese character“Fu”(“blessing”in English).
International Students at Temple Fair
International students perform dragon dance on Xiaonian(小年Preliminary Eve)at the Changsha Fire Palace Temple Fair.(Photo/Wang Haohao).“I’ve spent six Chinese New Years in China.Here is my second home, ”said Gildas Botomanantsoa, a CSU doctoral student from the Republic of Madagascar.“Since I came for graduate study in 2012, I often watched dragon dance.He and his schoolfellows attended several dragon dance competitions, on behalf of CSU.Now, he is a dragon dance coach for CSU’s international freshmen.Source:enghunan.gov.cn.
Foreign Tourists Write Spring Festival Couplets on a Glas...
On January 29, the glass bridge over Shiyan Lake in Changsha was decorated with Spring Festival couplets, attracting many foreign tourists.Some of them even learned to write couplets on the bridge to celebrate the upcoming Spring Festival.(Photo/Yang Huafeng).Tourists on the glass bridge.(Photo/Yang Huafeng).
Preliminary Eve Celebrations on a Train
January 28 is northern areas’Preliminary Eve(小年, or Little New Year), the 23rd day of the 12th month in the Chinese lunar calendar.An activity to celebrate this festival was launched on Train G6114 departing from the Hong Kong West Kowloon Railway Station to the Changsha South Railway Station.Train attendants taught foreign tourists and Hong Kong passengers how to make paper-cutting.
Foreign Volunteers at Changsha South Railway Station
As the Spring Festival Travel rush starts, volunteers are busy offering help to passengers at the Changsha South Railway Station.Among them, there are a group of foreign volunteers.This year, the Changsha South Railway Station organizes 25 foreign volunteers to assist the foreign passengers in ticket and train-taking guidance.Source:enghunan.gov.cn. .
International Students Perform a Cheongsam Show
The photo, taken on January 15, shows that international students from the Changsha Medical University perform a cheongsam show.Chinese source:hunan.voc.com.cn.