The First International Hakka Cultural Festival Held at Mahidol University of Thailand
As one key part of its International Conference “New Silk Road and Chinese Overseas Studies”, Center for Chinese Studies (or CCS) co-organizes the first International Hakka Cultural Festival with Hakka Assocation of Thailand, one of the most outstanding Thai-Chinese Societies, at Salaya Campus of Mahidol University on 20 October. The whole festival awesomely features Hakka dialect, Hakka cuisine and Hakka folk songs, entertainingly impressing more than 100 international guests from different parts of the world gathered for CCS Conference.
Keynote Speech Delivered by Mrs. WU Bizhu, Honorable Permanent President of Hakka Association of Thailand, Permanent Advisor to Center for Chinese Studies, Chair and main sponsor of International Hakka Cultural Festival
Opening Speech Delivered by Dr. SONG Ruoyun, the first-class secretary, director of Educational Division of Embassy of People’s Republic of China to Thailand
Mr. LU Junyuan, sectary-general of Hakka Assocation of Thailand, chief advisor to Hakka Cultural Festival Appointed as CCS Advisor
The Thepchai Family Award Bestowed by Mrs. WU Bizhu to CCS Excellent Students
Performance by Dreaming Star Troupe from Meizhou, the keenest Hakka-stronghold in China
Group Dance “Paradise of Love”