An event titled “Prelude to Lunar New Year Gala” was held in Nairobi on Wednesday. More than 200 guests, including ambassadors, UN officials, individuals, members of the media, and others who have contributed to China-Africa cooperation, enjoyed lively performances that set the tone for the upcoming Lunar New Year.
The “Prelude to Lunar New Year Gala” gave guests a chance to enjoy Chinese songs and dances, a performance of the traditional Gu Zheng instrument, and Chinese cuisine, all in the Spring Festival spirit of joyous celebration.
Shen Haixiong, President and Editor-in-Chief of China Media Group kicked off the event with a keynote address. Chinese cultural musical performances followed. The Director General of the United Nations Office at Nairobi, Zainab Hawa Bangura, and Chinese Ambassador to Kenya, Zhou Pingjian, were among the many dignitaries in attendance.