On the afternoon of May 14, the 6th “Beautiful CQUPT” Campus Culture Festival—International Culture Festival was held in Chunhua Qiushi Square. Nearly 500 international students from 45 countries and Chinese students from International College set up 12 cultural exhibition areas to make students and teachers of our university have access to cultural customs of different countries, traditional games, tasty foods of different countries, and talent shows. You Minhui, Deputy Secretary of the Party Committee of our university, also came to the scene to interact with international students and watch performances in various exhibition areas to learn more about the development of the International Culture Festival.
The national flag exhibition, international students’ performance, international customs show, and international food exchange were conducted during this festival. At half past three, the 6th International Culture Festival officially began. The representatives of various countries waved their respective national flags, instantly making Chunhua Qiushi Square bright. International student bands and international students from Laos, Cambodia, Africa, Bangladesh, Vietnam, Samoa, Tonga and other countries and regions gave lively performances on the stage. In elaborately decorated exhibition areas, traditional exquisite objects of various countries were displayed, and various kinds of traditional games were played. Students and teachers could visit various exhibition areas with their square passports, watch the simulated Indonesian volcanic eruption, take photos with their favorite Korean “stars”, experience Pakistan’s traditional skills and traditional Bangladeshi “tearoom”, touch traditional Cambodian crafts, play Laos traditional games, experience the beautiful lantern culture of the Vietnamese town Hoi An, the tent culture of Central Asia, and the passionate African drum. At half past five, the gastronomic area was swarmed with people as soon as it opened. Various foods, including Panini from Bolivia, beet soup from Russia, Korean fried rice cakes, Vietnamese spring rolls, Indonesian sweet balls, Cambodian cold dishes, Pakistani chicken, African fried potatoes, were showed, fully demonstrating food culture of different countries.
As an important part of “Beautiful CQUPT” Campus Culture Festival, the 6th International Culture Festival thoroughly demonstrated the native cultures of international students of our university from multiple perspectives, built a platform for cross-cultural communication among teachers and students, enhanced the friendship between teachers and students from different countries and nationalities, and created a strong international campus culture atmosphere, showing CQUPT to the whole world.
CQUPT holds the 6th International Culture Festival. (Photo by Reporter Huang Haofu)
You Minhui, Deputy Secretary of the Party Committee of our university, comes to the scene to learn more about the development of the International Culture Festival. (Photo by Reporter Ran Jinying)
International students show their talents. (Photo by Reporter Zheng Haowen)
International students show their talents. (Photo by Reporter Feng Zhengze)
The site of the 6th International Culture Festival (Photo by Reporter Hu Zhen)