Make Lanterns, Eat Yuanxiao – 2024 Chinese Lantern Festival Event Held for International Students

International Affairs Division 2024-02-28 58

As the Lantern Festival approached, international students from different schools gathered at the School of Agriculture and Biology to make lanterns and enjoy Yuanxiao, celebrating the Lantern Festival event on the afternoon of February 23rd. Li Ming, an ideological and political teacher of the office of student affairs and Zhong Fuchao, a tutor of occupational development and employment of School of Agriculture and Biology, also attended the event.

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At the beginning of the event, Yang Qinyan, a tutor from the office of student affairs introduced the relevant historical background of the Lantern Festival and traditional customs, such as making lanterns and eating Yuanxiao to all the students. She also showcased the completed star-shaped lanterns, which fully ignited the enthusiasm of all attendees.

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After listening to the introduction, all the students were eager to start making their own lanterns. Volunteers enthusiastically explained and assisted each student in completing their lanterns. Upon finishing, the students joyfully showcased their creations, taking photos and sharing them. The lanterns glowed brightly, filling the surroundings with laughter and springtime cheer.

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Afterward, the students savored various flavors of steaming hot Yuanxiao, expressing endless praise for the delicious treat. Finally, all the students and volunteers gathered for a group photo, marking the successful conclusion of the event.

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Editor on Duty: Yan Cheng

Responsible Editor: Jiang Qianqian, Li Xinyu