8th International Cultural Festival of Xi'an Jiaotong University kicks off
The 8th International Cultural Festival of Xi'an Jiaotong University (XJTU), titled "Reunion – Dream About Chang'an, Love Along Silk Road, Family for The World", kicked off on Oct 7.
Nearly 1,000 students from more than 60 countries and regions participated, presenting a visual and auditory extravaganza of cultural exchange and integration for the students and faculty.
Serving as a cultural showcase of the university's achievements in international exchanges, the event aimed to promote international cultural exchanges, facilitate collaboration among talented youth from various countries, and contribute to the construction of a community with a shared future for humanity.
A dragon dance is staged at the opening ceremony.
Xi Guang, vice president of XJTU, delivers a speech to wish the cultural festival a complete success.
The guests jointly push the initiation axis, which symbolizes the convergence of diverse cultures.
International students display their home countries' costumes.
Children from the affiliated primary school and affiliated kindergarten of XJTU perform traditional Chinese operas.