Finland 1st International Children's Lunar New Year Gala
18 January 2020, Mirsal participated in the celebrations of the Lunar New Year. The program was very diverse, which consisted of performances of children from different countries, such as China, Thailand, Russia, India, Finland and Arab children.
2020 is a very special year for Finland and China, as it is also the year for celebrating the 70th anniversary of establishing diplomatic relations between the two friendly countries.
The event was supported by the Embassy of the People’s Republic of China in Finland. In addition, Ambassador of Mission of Palestine to Finland and the Baltic countries, Ambassador of Royal Thai Embassy and Embassy of Romania attended as honourable guests to the event. Among all, speakers were Deputy mayor of City of Helsinki for Education, Ms. Pia Pakarinen, Founder and Executive Chairman in FinEst Bay Area Development, Mr. Peter Vesterbacka, and wife of Ambassador of China, Counsellor Mrs. Qin Sa.
Over 200 people and various representatives of organisations and companies attended the event. Special thanks for Finland-China artists association to make this happening!
It was lovely to see children holding flags of Arabic countries. Mirsal promotes Arab culture and identity in various events that take place in Finland throughout the year.