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Winter celebrations: international students enjoy congee feast of Chinese Laba Festival

2018-01-23 15:39:00

On January 21 2018, a congee feast was held at Jiangsu University in Zhenjiang, Jiangsu province to celebrate the Laba Festival, where international students from Russia, the Netherlands and Iraq learned to make Laba congee and explore more about Chinese culture.

The Laba Festival is a traditional Chinese holiday observed on the eighth day of the twelfth month of the Chinese lunar calendar, which falls on January 24 this year.

 

A Chinese student introduces to international students the Laba congee ingredients and the Laba Festival customs.[Photo/YANG Yu]

 

Students show the Laba congee ingredients.[Photo/YANG Yu]

 

Students make Laba congee.[Photo/YANG Yu]

 

Students serve Laba congee.[Photo/YANG Yu]

 

Students get a taste of Laba congee.[Photo/YANG Yu]

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