Bangladesh holds cultural event to celebrate Chinese New Year
A Chinese dance and music show was held on Thursday in Bangladesh’s capital Dhaka to celebrate the upcoming Chinese New Year.
Dozens of artists from China’s Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region performed in the event to greet the upcoming Spring Festival, or the Chinese Lunar New Year, which falls on Jan. 25.
The spectacular cultural event gained grand applause from the audience of hundreds.
The event featured a blend of traditional Chinese dance and music, introducing specially Xinjiang’s ancient cultural heritage.
Dignitaries including Chinese Ambassador to Bangladesh Li Jiming and Bangladeshi State Minister of Cultural Affairs KM Khalid attended the ceremony.
The event was held at Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy, the state-sponsored national cultural center of Bangladesh. Enditem