Ambassador Huang Xing Attended the Opening Ceremony of the Chinese "Moon Festival" in Vantaa

          Invited by Mr. Jukka Peltomäki, Mayor of Vantaa, H.E. Ambassador HUANG Xing attended and congratulated the opening ceremony of the Chinese "Moon Festival" on 10 Sep, 2011.

         In his remarks, Ambassador Huang extended his warmest congratulations to the successful organization of the festivity and his best regards to all friends participating in the event. He pointed out that he was pleased to see Chinese traditional festivals and culture becoming more and more popular among Finnish people as well as people around the world. He also commended the exemplary effort made by the sister cities of Jinan and Vantaa to develop cooperative relations and learn from each other in a wide range of fields since the establishment of such relationship 10 years ago.

          To mark the 10th year anniversary of the sister city relationship between Jinan and Vantaa, Chairman Xu Changyu of the Municipal Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC), a senior policy advisory organization for the government, visited Finland as head of a delegation. The delegation also included some professional artists who gave wonderful performance during the festival.

         The Chinese "Moon Festival" lasted for two days. The professional performing troupe from China's Jinan City won high praise from citizens of Vantaa City.

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