Chinese students of Gdańsk University of Technology and other universities in the Tricity area were joined by representatives of the People's Republic of China General Consulate and the University of Gdańsk Confucius Institute to celebrate the beginning of the Chinese New Year at the Hevelius Courtyard in the GUT Main Building.
Consul Xu Jianguo and Prof. Piotr Dominiak, the GUT Vice-Rector for Internationalization and Innovation, welcomed the visitors wishing them good fortune in the year of the pig, which according to the Chinese tradition is a time to finish projects, think new plans through and prepare for changes to come, as well as a good moment for investments and enterprises.
Students helped by Rui Wang-Kwiecińska from the GUT International Relations Office prepared a show which included singing Chinese songs, charades, lotteries and other surprises. The Hevelius Courtyard was decorated with items bringing good luck in the new year. All students and their guest enjoyed a buffet of traditional Chinese food.