Jalandhar: The Chinese Language Centre at Lovely Professional University (LPU) celebrated Mid-Autumn ‘Moon’ Festival at its campus with Chinese traditions. After New Year celebrations, this “Festival” of togetherness is the second largest festival celebrated in China. Chinese Ph.D Students Ms Yuna Li, Mr Yang Zhao and other Chinese language learners at LPU designed and celebrated the event. Celebrations held lanterns & lights; fun activities & games; music performances; and, art, craft & food demonstrations to up held the culture and traditions of countries including China, Japan, Vietnam, Korea and more. Moon cakes and other delicious food items were distributed among the students and fun games like oranges’ peeling and piling challenges, lifting of tiny objects with chop-sticks, Chinese calligraphy and more were also organized. Riddles were made on lanterns, so that students may enjoy solving them with each other.
Additional Director at Division of International Affairs Mr Aman Mittal graced the occasion as Guest of Honour. Congratulating all on the Festival, Mr Mittal also informed that LPU has Chinese Language Centre at the Campus, with an objective of teaching Chinese Language through Chinese faculty members with true accent and annotations. He also emphasized that keeping in view the vast trading activities through China and its impact upon global scenario, learning of Chinese language and culture has also become essential to cope up with the new world. Mr Mittal also hopes that such celebrations will certainly promote Chinese language and culture.