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Chinese New Year celebrations held in Hungary

21 Jan 2023, 02:05 GMT+10

BUDAPEST, Jan. 20 (Xinhua) -- A cultural event featuring Chinese music performances, calligraphy, and folk customs was held here on Friday to celebrate the upcoming Chinese Lunar New Year.

The event, hosted by the China Cultural Center in Budapest, took place in the bustling Allee Shopping Center in downtown Budapest.

Locals were able to grasp the festive vibes of the traditional Chinese festival by taking part in some immersive activities, including making Chinese paper-cutting and Chinese knots.

Artists also performed the traditional Chinese lion dance and folk songs such as "Jasmine Flower," which offered the local audience a glimpse into traditional Chinese culture.

Earlier this week, Hungary's Stamp Museum issued a rabbit-themed postage stamp marking the 2023 Chinese New Year, the Year of Rabbit.

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