Group photo (Source: Su Lili)
Friendship Dinner followed as scheduled
To celebrate the New Year of international students in Laos and Thailand, Hu Mianwei, Counselor of 2017 undergraduate of School of International Law together with heads of international students Zhang Yongsen and Chen Honghong, organized a dinner party for foreign students. On the evening of April 18th, the long-expected party finally came as scheduled. Counselor Hu, 10 undergraduates from Laos, Thailand and Korea as well as some student cadres took part in the party.
Chongqing foods were spicy and hot
A place for dinner was situated at a Sichuan restaurant in Xizheng Street. During the dinner, everybody tasted the spicy dishes of Sichuan and Chongqing, talked about the special food culture of their hometown. When it comes to Chongqing pickles, Southeast Asian students were confused. At that time, the waiter put two small plates of sour cabbage on the table for them to taste the unique flavor of Chongqing pickles. During the meal, Wang Qilin, a Laotian student, was drenched in sweat because of peppery food, while another Laotian student, Kevin Chen, amused the students and teachers by his skillful Chongqing dialect.
Singing after dinner was lively and extraordinary
After the dinner party, students sang at the self-service singing table. First of all, grade Team Leader Hao Yudong brought a song called "blowing in the wind", the scene atmosphere is extremely active. Teacher Hu also impromptu sang a song "Cheers, Friends"; her voice is warm and touching. Chen Kaiwen, a student from Laos, performed a song in Cantonese "Sky is the limit" by Beyond. Kang Ping, Wang Fan, Lin Tianle, Luo Xiya and other international students sang Laos national songs in a cheerful rhythm, everybody’s face are filled with joyful smile.
Friendship between China and foreign countries was sincere and deep
Around 10:00 p.m., students ended their gathering with singing. They went back to the dormitory together and were reluctant to separate.
This party shortened the distance between the international undergraduates and Chinese students, enhanced their friendship. "I hope international students can succeed in their studies, have happy lives in China and become much prettier." Hu Mianwei gave her blessing to international students.