Chinese Spring Festival 2015
AMMAN -------February 18, 2015------ Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Confucius Institute (TAG-Confucius), the official testing center for China's HSK examinations (Hanyu Shuiping Kaoshi), celebrated the Chinese New Year at the premises of TAG – Confucius Institute in Amman, in the presence of Mr. Luay Abu- Ghazaleh, the Executive Director of TAG- Confucius, Mr. Araz Mahserejian, Director of the Institute, Mr. Zhang Chengyu the Chinese Dean and the administrative and teaching faculty of the Institute.
The ceremony consisted of various Chinese cultural activities including artistic performances, songs, playing different musical instruments, painting, calligraphy, Chinese traditional costumes, performance of martial arts called (Taiji ) as well as an exciting session for Chinese cuisine in which a number of the students’ mothers participated.
Mr. Luay Abu-Ghazaleh expressed his satisfaction with the ongoing progress achieved at the Institute in promoting the Chinese language saying:"We are on the right track in introducing the Chinese culture to the Jordanian society."
Chinese New Year, also known as the Spring Festival, is the most important celebration in the Chinese calendar. The Spring Festival celebrates the start of new life
About TAG- Confucius
Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Confucius Institute was established in September 2008 to promote the Chinese language and culture, in order to reach a better mutual understanding between Arab and Chinese cultures.
This is one-of-a-kind initiative based on the cooperation agreement between Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Organization (TAG-Org) and the Confucius Institute in China. The Institute was named after Confucius, the world-renowned great thinker, educator and philosopher in Chinese history. Confucius' thoughts have influenced China and other areas in the world for nearly 2000 years.