Lunar New Year
A Chinese dancing, music and martial arts show hit the Bulgarian stage onMonday as part of Spring Festival celebrations. Nearly 4,000 spectators watched performances given by Chinese Henan-based Zhengzhou Song and Dance Troupe, and Shaolin Tagou Education group. Martialarts masters presented Shaolin kung fu skills with a variety of Shaolin weapons, including dual broadswords, chain rod, whip and dagger. Inaugurating the event, Chinese Ambassador to Bulgaria Wei Jinghua called the performance a Lunar NewYear gift for the Bulgarian people. It marks the beginning of celebrations for the 65th anniversary of establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries. Bulgaria’sMinister of Culture Peter Stoyanovich said the event has attracted a huge audience.