CISU celebrates Chinese Lunar New Year at Consulate

Staff of the Confucius Institute at Stellenbosch University (CISU) attended a Chinese New Year reception hosted by the Consul-General of China in Cape Town, Mr Liang Shugen, celebrating the Year of the Sheep. The event took place on 11 February at the Table Bay Hotel.

Female teachers from the CISU attended the event wearing traditional Chinese dresses Cheongsams, also known as Qipao. Consul-General Shugen and his wife, Consul Ma Shu praised the special appearance, which strongly represented the profound Chinese culture.

At the end of the banquet, Ms Li Libei, Deputy Consul-General, had friendly conversations with the CISU teachers. She said: “Confucius Institute is a united group where every one of you is doing an excellent job. I hope that the institute makes greater progress and I’m sure that the consulates in Cape Town will continue to support your development in the future”.