International students learn how to write Spring Festival couplets on Feb 1 from teachers at Taiyuan University of Technology in Taiyuan, the capital of North China's Shanxi province. [Photo/IC]
Taiyuan University of Technology in Taiyuan city, the capital of North China's Shanxi province, organized a Spring Festival cultural experience for its international students on Feb 1.
More than 20 international students from countries such as Nigeria, Mozambique, Vietnam, Afghanistan and Bangladesh participated in the event. The students are from the university's college of international education exchange.
Following the teachers' demonstration, students partook in paper-cutting and wrote Spring Festival couplets to experience the traditions and culture of Spring Festival, which falls on Feb 12 this year.
More than 250 international students have chosen to stay at Taiyuan University of Technology during the winter vacation. To help them enjoy a safe and fun winter break, the university arranged various cultural and sports activities themed around traditional Chinese culture and health improvement.