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Chinese Lunar New Year celebrated in Nairobi, Kenya

Xinhua
25 Jan 2023, 02:05 GMT+10

Lion dancers perform during a Chinese Lunar New Year celebration event in Nairobi, Kenya, Jan. 19, 2023. (Xinhua/Li Yahui)

NAIROBI, Jan. 24 (Xinhua) -- The Confucius Institute at the University of Nairobi in Kenya has held an event to celebrate the Chinese Lunar New Year that fell on Sunday. A series of cultural activities drew many participants, enabling them to experience the essence of traditional Chinese culture while promoting mutual understanding between the Chinese and Kenyan peoples.

Members of a Chinese Kungfu club of Confucius Institute perform Taijiquan, a Chinese martial art, during a Chinese Lunar New Year celebration event in Nairobi, Kenya, Jan. 19, 2023. (Xinhua/Li Yahui)

A woman experiences Chinese calligraphy during a Chinese Lunar New Year celebration event in Nairobi, Kenya, Jan. 19, 2023. (Xinhua/Li Yahui)

A member of a Chinese opera club of Confucius Institute performs traditional Chinese opera during a Chinese Lunar New Year celebration event in Nairobi, Kenya, Jan. 19, 2023. (Xinhua/Li Yahui)

Kenyan students try snacks during a Chinese Lunar New Year celebration event in Nairobi, Kenya, Jan. 19, 2023. (Xinhua/Li Yahui)

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