EDHEC students celebrate the Chinese New Year

Written on 15 Feb 2019.


 

The Chinese Lunar New Year is the oldest and most important festival in China, comparable to Christmas in the West. Typically, the celebration begins on the New Year's Eve and lasts for around 15 days through the middle of the first month. Every year, EDHEC students from China set up a big gala event to celebrate the Chinese New year on EDHEC's Lille and Nice campuses and introduce this important festival to their classmates and the EDHEC community.
 

The year of the Earth Pig

This year, students form France and all over the world were being introduced to ancient and modern Chinese culture, such as martial arts, calligraphy and dance performances and many more. Local Chinese restaurants sponsored the event and prepared delicious traditional Chinese dishes. There were also several interesting interactive activities, such as collecting lucky cards, a lottery and a selfie contest. This colourful event attracts many students form all programmes, happy to mix and mingle and celebrate together. 
 

With students coming from all over the globe, EDHEC Business School provides an international environment with more than 90 different nationalities on campus and 250 academic partnerships of exchange and double-degree programmes to study and work abroad.

 

Know more

See Also

EDHEC students celebrate the Chinese New Year
- 15-02-2019
The Chinese Lunar New Year is the oldest and most important festival in China,...
Do you speak Entrepreneurship? Our students do!
- 23-01-2019
More than a business school, EDHEC is passion, people and engagement. EDHEC is one...
An opportunity to undertake intensive study on new leisure markets in a short summer format in the south of France
- 23-01-2019
EDHEC Business School is delighted to announce that it is now accepting applications...
Gain a rapid familiarity with key European institutions while working on business cases during your summer holidays
- 23-01-2019
EDHEC Business School now started accepting applications for its Globalising Europe...