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Ambassador Zhang Weidong Attends Confucius Institute Day Celebration
2016-09-26

On 24th September 2016, Ambassador Zhang Weidong and his wife Mme. Zhou Saixing attended the 3rd Anniversary of Confucius Institute Day Celebration. Mr. Arnthor Helgason, chairman of the Chinese Icelandic Cultural Society, Mr. Magnús Björnsson and Ms. Qi Huimin, Directors of the Northern Light Confucius Institute were present, with some 100 Icelandic people from all walks of life.

In his speech, Ambassador Zhang spoke highly of the role of Confucius Institute in helping Icelandic people learn Chinese and promote the bilateral cultural exchanges between the two countries. He hoped that the Confucius Institute would continue its endeavor to cultivate generations of Chinese-Icelandic friendship messengers.

American Pianist David Witten held a Piano Recital to celebrate the Confucius Institute Day.

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