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NCI Ningbo Branch cerebrated 2018 Christmas Party

Nottingham Confucius Institute China Ningbo Branch 2018 Christmas Party was held on 8th December. Around 100 Mandarin learners participated in and enjoyed the party. The party served buffet dinner, Chinese talent shows and calligraphy awarding.

group photoPariticipants were enjoying the Christmas party

Professor Chris Rudd, Provost of UNNC, delivered welcome speech in Chinese. He shared his Chinese learning experience with Confucius Institute and endorsed the achievements of NCI Ningbo Branch in Mandarin teaching and cultural activities.

DSC01456Provost Chris was delivering welcome speech

Then a dance by the staff from NCI Ningbo started the performance.

DSC01503A dance by the staff from NCI Ningbo

Beginner 1 class, HSK1 class, HSK2 class, HSK4 class and HSK5 class presented Chinese songs separately and won lots of applauses.

beginner1Beginner 1 class were singing Chinese song <Ode to joy>

HSK1HSK1 class were singing Chinese song<curry curry>

HSK2HSK2 class were singing Chinese song <the Moon represents my heart>

HSK4HSK4 class were singing <friends> 

hsk5 HSK5 class were singing <the girl next to the door>

A video filmed by HSK3 group and a short drama by Intermediate 1 class made the room full of laughter.

dramaIntermediate 3 class were playing drama  <Chinese class>

The participants were also cheered up by games - crushing balloons and Chinese whisper – that were played during the break of performances.Finally, Mandarin learners from Intermediate 2 class presented their calligraphy work and showed their love towards Chinese culture.

INTERMEDIATE 3Intermediate 2 class was presenting their calligraphy work

In the end of the party, Provost Chris Rudd and Professor Shujie Yao jointly awarded winners in the NCI calligraphy competition that held in a month ago.

DSC01709Provost Chris Rudd and Professor Shujie Yao jointly awarded calligraphy winners 

Calligraphy awardinggroup photo for calligraphy winners 

 Professor Shujie Yao delivered a closing speech and  represented all staff of the NCI Ningbo Branch to present Prof Chris Rudd a memory album, in order to appreciate his extraordinary leadership and support ever since the establishment of NCI Ningbo.

2018-12-08 205421 - CopyProfessor Shujie Yao presented Prof Chris Rudd a memory album

The party was closed by gift exchange amongst participants. NCI Ningbo Branch would like to take this opportunity to wish everyone Merry Christmas and Happy New Year.

 

 

 

Posted on 17 December 2018