On April 18th，College of International Education Exchange organized a series of activities to celebrate UN Chinese Language Day. Immersed in the romance of Chinese traditional culture, more than 60 international student recited ancient poetry,sang Chinese songs, and participated in the "Flying Flower Order" poetry relay.
Su Yifu, an international student from Afghanistan, has learned Chinese for three years and known many famous ancient Chinese poets such as Li Bai and Du Fu.“After studying in China, I found their poetry interesting and full of wisdom,”he said, “reviewing the past and learning new things is what I have learned from The Analects of Confucius.”
After graduation, Su wants to become a Chinese language teacher. “I enjoy teaching others Chinese and want to tell stories about China after returning home”
“Jianjia gray,White Dew cream.”“What a joy it is to have friends coming from afar!”……
Along with the melodious sound of the guqin, international students recited The Book of Odes,The Analects of Confucius and Spring Night Light Rain, experiencing the harmony and precious Confucian thoughts.
International students shared their thoughts and experiences on studying in China during the speech themed with “China in My Eyes”.
In the view of Li Yue, an Afghan student, the key to China’s rapid development rests in cultural confidence, persevering spirit, Chinese system and infrastructure construction.
The "Flying Flower Order" poetry relay is a traditional word game in China. International students take “spring” and “moon” as topic words to recite Chinese antient poems.
Shu Bopan said, “I used to be unaware of this game,but I feel so interested and a little bit nervous when I get in the game today.” She is an international student from Laos and obsessed with Chinese traditional culture. She has learned Taijiquan, Chinese classical dance and so on in China.