The 2017 Chung Yeung Festival Celebration Held in Siping Campus Library

Posted by Tongji University Library on Oct 31th, 2017

The 2017 Chung Yeung Festival (Double Ninth Festival) falls on October 28 (Saturday), the ninth day of the ninth month in Chinese calendar. The celebration was held by the library in Siping Campus on October 27 (Friday). More than 140 retired teachers who used to work for the library took part in it.

Xin Chen, Director of Tongji University Library, expressed warm welcome to all people present and made a brief introduction about how the library developed in the period from September 2016 to September 2017.

The retired teachers enjoyed a happy reunion and had a good time together. Yunnan Peng sang a beautiful song named Swan geese (Hongyan), which created more enjoyment for all people present.

China has a long history of respecting the aged and considers it as a traditional virtue. Therefore, the Chung Yeung Festival is celebrated in different forms to show gratitude and best wishes to the aged people all over the nation.

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