‘Xi'an Ambassador's Day in 2019' opens in Furong Garden
On Feb 27,a delegation of diplomatic envoys to China from 11 countries, including Albania, Bahrain, Ecuador, Gabon, Jamaica, Suriname, Samoa, Chile and Iran, participated in the activity of "Xi'an Ambassador's Day in 2019" at the invitation of the Xi'an municipal people's government. The activity was organized by the Xi'an Expo Affairs Center and the Xi'an Foreign Affairs Office.
The delegation visited the historical and cultural sites in Xi'an to appreciate their traditions. The activity will bring the atmosphere of "Chinese New Year" to the world, and will last from Feb 27 to March 1.
The delegation visited the "Spring Lantern Festival" in Furong Garden of Tang Paradise. [Photo provided to chinadaily.com.cn]
The delegation visited the "Spring Lantern Festival" in Furong Garden of Tang Paradise at 8 pm. The New Year Lantern Festival is themed with "Lanterns twinkle at night and enjoy the paradise reunion", and is becoming the most authentic and hottest example of Lantern Festivals with Chinese characteristics.
The delegation also entered the time tunnel of the "Tang Dynasty kingdom" in the "Furong Garden of Tang Paradise", where they observed the lantern and imperial court culture inherited by Shaanxi people thousands of years ago in the Tang Dynasty. It is said that the lanterns are filled with good wishes and express hope for the coming New Year.
The envoys were pleasantly surprised and paid tributes to the New Year atmosphere in Xi'an. They greeted the city as a fashionable and dynamic center with fast development. Moreover, they further absorbed its elegance and felt the charm of Chinese culture through the activity.