Czech Republic holds Chinese Spring Festival celebration

  Prague Municipal House became on Friday a great venue for celebration of the Chinese New Year of Rooster.

  Co-organized by Joint Czech-Chinese Chamber of Mutual Cooperation, the all-day event aims to introduce Chinese culture to the Czech people.

  The first floor area of Municipal House was provided for the exhibition of traditional Chinese arts and crafts.

  Chinese experts demonstrated the original techniques of calligraphy, paper cutting, embroidery, hand-made knotting, martial arts, tea ceremony, and many others.

  The visitors have a unique opportunity to experience authentic Chinese culture, for example, one can have their name written in Chinese, or learn how to recognize different types of tea.

  The main program was presented by dozens of artists from Ningbo, eastern China's Zhejiang province. They staged spectacular music and dance performances.

  There was a wide choice of tasty traditional Chinese specialties offered. Visitors were treated with duck, noodles, traditional jiaozi dumplings, and other delicacies.

  In 2015Prague held Chinese New Year celebrations for the first time at the Old Town Square.

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