The picture shows a group photo of young people studying in Jiangxi holding the word “Fu”.Photo courtesy of Jiangxi Provincial Committee of the Communist Youth League
(New Year goes to the grassroots) The “Chinese Year” of young people studying in Jiangxi: looking for the taste of the new year and knowing the taste of the new year
Chinanews.com, Nanchang, January 13th, title: “Chinese Year” for young people studying in Jiangxi: Finding the New Year’s Taste and Knowing the New Year’s Fun
Author Xu Mengwen
“I didn’t know why the word ‘Fu’ had to be written backwards before. I thought it was written that way. Now I know it means ‘Fu has arrived’. Chinese traditional culture is very interesting.” Hasi, a Pakistani student at Nanchang University Say.
On the eve of the Spring Festival, the Jiangxi Provincial Committee of the Communist Youth League, the Jiangxi Provincial Federation of Art Circles, the Jiangxi Provincial Calligraphers Association, and the Jiangxi Provincial Airport Group jointly sponsored the “Warm Winter Action” of the Jiangxi Communist Youth League Spring Festival Transport. Taste” activity, inviting international students to participate and experience the “Year of China” together.
Haxi is a third-year student majoring in clinical medicine at Nanchang University and has been in Jiangxi for three years. “I think the Chinese New Year is very lively. It is a wonderful time for the whole family to gather together and have fun.”
Writing the word “Fu”, drawing New Year pictures, making dumplings… “Not only that, we also watched Guzheng and tea-making performances, tasted Jiangxi specialties and other traditional Chinese delicacies, and we couldn’t get enough of it.” Recalling the details of the event, Haxi seemed very excited. Excited, among them, what impressed him the most was writing Spring Festival couplets with a calligrapher.
“I especially like the Spring Festival couplets, which embody the best wishes for the New Year. It seems that the Chinese people I see are always full of enthusiasm and expectations for life. This is also something I can learn from.” Hasi said.
The picture shows young people studying in Jiangxi making dumplings.Photo courtesy of Jiangxi Provincial Committee of the Communist Youth League
Haxi also said that when I went to the supermarket recently, I saw many different outfits than usual, such as a lot of red lanterns, Spring Festival couplets, blessing characters, red envelopes, etc., which felt very festive and full of New Year flavor.
During the family reunion festival, Hasi didn’t feel like he was in a foreign land at all. “This year’s Spring Festival, I will post Spring Festival couplets with my friends, cook New Year’s dinner, and then sit around and chat together.” Haxi said that in China, friends are equivalent to family members around, and everyone gets along very happily.
Haxi recalled that when he first came to Nanchang, it happened to be winter, the weather was extremely cold, and he was not used to eating, and everything was very strange. “In the past three years in China, I have made many friends and learned a lot of knowledge. I can clearly feel my growth.”
“Often when I am outside, people ask me where I am from. When I say Pakistani, everyone will call me ‘Pakistan’ with a smile.” Hasi said, and every time at this time, he will feel warm in his heart. , There is a feeling of being at home.
“I have a very good impression of China. Chinese people are also very enthusiastic about Pakistanis. I am very happy to study in China.” Hasi said that he will continue to study medicine and hope to stay in China in the future and become an excellent doctor. (Finish)