Cheers to the Chinese connection
To commemorate the 65th Anniversary of the establishment of Diplomatic Relations between China and India and celebrate Chinese New Year 2015, Embassy of China and India China Economic and Cultural Council (ICEC) organized a cultural evening of acrobatic performances at Sirifort Auditorium on Friday Feb 27.
The extravagant show was performed by the Guangzhou Acrobatic Arts Theatre Group from China. The art group is recognized by the government of People’s Republic of China ever since the troupe was founded in 1959.
One of the largest auditoriums in New Delhi saw a heavy crowd excited and full of cheer to see the Acrobatic Show displaying an array of excellent skills such as theChinese Diabolo, Contortion, Duo Balancing,Swinging Hoop, Juggling, etc.
Speaking on the occasion was His Excellency Le Yucheng, Chinese Ambassador to India along with Zhang Zhihong, Cultural Counsellor, Embassy of China in Indiaextending warm greetings to everyone on the happy occasion of the Chinese Lunar New Year, the year of Sheep.
Adding further to the spirit of the occasion, Mohammed Saqib, Secretary General, India China Economic and Cultural Council thanked one and all present at the show and promised on bringing the two nations closer through culture in the next 5 years.
India China Economic and Cultural Council is an autonomous not-for-profit organization founded in the year 2003 to enhance economic and cultural cooperation between the two countries; India and China.
Towards this objective, ICEC conducts policy research on industry and trade aspects between India and China and provides platform for enhanced interaction and cooperation between governments, businesses and civil society of the two countries by organizing trade and investment summits and sector oriented delegation meetings in India and China. ICEC Council has a strong base in both India and China, and has offices in all the major provinces of both countries.