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2018 Embassy Festival : China Pavilion

On September 1st, 2018, the Embassy festival, for the sixth year running, was held successfully. It took place on the picturesque Lange Voorhout, where offered the best location to explore the international music, cuisine, activities and culture spanning all corners of the globe.

2018/09/01-2018/09/01

2018 Embassy Festival : China Pavilion

2018/09/01
China Cultural Center in Den Hang

On September 1st, 2018, the Embassy festival, for the sixth year running, was held successfully. It took place on the picturesque Lange Voorhout, where offered the best location to explore the international music, cuisine, activities and culture spanning all corners of the globe. The festival is organized in close to city’s many embassies. This year record a number of 63 participating embassies, and more than 50,000 visitors have been reached, which spotlighted the different cultures that reside in the Dutch administrative capital. 

China cultural center was in charge of China pavilion with the support of Chinese embassy that aims to give visitors and tourists an impression of fascinating Chinese culture. Chinese ambassador to the Netherlands Mr & Mrs. Wu Ken visited the China pavilion and greeted our employees. 


On the theme of “Integration and Fascination”, China pavilion divided into cultural display stand and culinary stand, displaying cultural goods, and organizing various workshops—painting Chinese silk scarves, paper cutting art, tea ceremony, food carving art, calligraphy and traditional soy milk. Many visitors stop their steps in our stands. The children were most impressed by cultural products, such as rattle drum, panda doll, and opera figure. In addition, a group of Qipao enthusiasts from Jiangsu province also surprised the audience with an amazing Qipao fashion show, which attracted a lot of visitors to take photos with them. Naxi is one of the 56 ethnic minorities that mainly originated from Yunnan province. The Dongba characters of Naxi minority is the only one still in use today’s world of the ancient writing, known as “the living hieroglyphs”. The madam wear the traditional Naxi costume was proudly to tell their history and culture, showing the charm of the diversified Chinese culture. Food carving and traditional soy milk opens the eyes of the multicultural participants for the aesthetic and healthy Chinese food and drink culture. In addition, there was a long line in front of the culinary stand with moon cake, spring rolls and other traditional delicacies. 


Those free of charge programme which promises to delight and entertain audiences of all ages.  Stroll the tree-lined boulevard of the Lange Voorhout and soak up the many charms of Chinese culture. The center made the connection with the cultural weekend in The Hague, created a good opportunity to give a appealing card of Chinese culture. 

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