Celebration of Chinese New Year - Spring Festival - at Grinchenko University

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18 January, 2019
Borys Grinchenko Kyiv University

On January 18, 2019, with initiation and support from the Embassy of the People's Republic of China in Ukraine, the celebration of the traditional Chinese New Year - Spring Festival was held at Borys Grinchenko Kyiv University.
The event was attended by the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the People's Republic of China to Ukraine Mr Du Wei with his wife, the Consul General of the PRC Mr Sun Liucun, diplomatic staff of the Chinese Embassy with families, Chinese students studying at various institutions of higher education in Ukraine and other guests.


The festivities started with a welcoming speech delivered by the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the People's Republic of China to Ukraine Mr Du Wei, who congratulated the guests with the Spring Festival and wished happiness, new achievements and prosperity. Besides, the guests were greeted by the Rector of Grinchenko University Mr Viktor Ogneviuk, who handed out to Mr Du Wei an honorary award - Borys Grinchenko Medal “For a Significant Contribution to the Development of the University”, as in 2018 owing to the support of the Embassy of the People's Republic of China the Confucius Class and the Center for Chinese Studies were opened at Grinchenko University, as well as useful projects and activities for the development of Chinese studies and training of highly skilled professionals in the Chinese language were realized .
The event continued with magnificent emotional performance filled with Chinese color. Also there was a lively Ukrainian folk dance from the students of the Institute of Arts.
We are thankful to the Embassy of the People's Republic of China for the possibility to celebrate the Spring Festival at Borys Grinchenko Kyiv University. We look forward to having further fruitful cooperation!

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