Overseas students sample folk culture
International students from Jiangnan University take part in a pageant parade held in Yuqi town of Wuxi, Jiangsu province on March 30. They held various props such as doll masks and waist drums to experience the authentic flavor of these folk customs. [Photo from WeChat account JNU-SIE]
A group of international students from Jiangnan University immersed themselves in folk culture by attending a traditional celebration held at Yuqi town of Wuxi, Jiangsu province on March 30.
The 19 students, coming from the US, Romania, the UK, and the Netherlands, began their one-day cultural tour in Tongting Square at 9:00 a.m. They not only feasted their eyes on fascinating dragon dances, but also took part in a pageant parade to experience the real flavor of folk customs by taking various props such as doll masks, floral carrying poles, and waist drums.