The first International Children’s Day, organized by the Wuhan Foreign Friendship Association, was kicked off in Wuhan, the capital city of central China’s Hubei Province, on June 3, 2017.
More than 30 families, hailing from a dozen countries including the United States, the U.K., Canada, Brazil, Russia, France, Algeria, and Pakistan, participated in this carnival, having fun with local families.
At the carnival, performances like Taiji Fan, Cheongsam Fashion, Chinese martial arts, Chinese opera: Changing faces, etc, wowed the foreign families. They also showed strong interest in local intangible culture, drawing silk fans, making dough figurines and woodblock New Year pictures together.
At present, Wuhan is speeding the construction pace of internationalization and has homed to 17,000 resident foreigners. This event aims to spread traditional Chinese culture around the world, deepen the cultural ties with the foreigners in Wuhan and further enrich their life in this city.