A Chinese New Year’s reception hosted by the Chinese Consul General Los Angeles

Nick Ni

Last September the Chinese President Xi Jinping and his US counterpart Barack Obama jointly announced that 2016 would be the Year of Sino-US Tourism. A Chinese New Year’s reception hosted by the Chinese Consul General Los Angeles on February 12th marked the start of the Sino-US Tourism year.

Chinese New Year Celebration in Chinese consulate Los angeles  .   by Nick Ni
Chinese New Year Celebration in Chinese consulate Los angeles .
by Nick Ni

Mr. Liu Jian , the Chinese Consul General, highly praised the “Happy New Year” series of performances sponsored  by the Ministry of Culture in Beijing.  Chinese performing troops presented wonderful shows with exquisite skills which have attracted great interest among local Chinese communities and American mainstream audience as well.

liu Jian talk to the media  by Nick Ni
liu Jian talk to the media
by Nick Ni

In his speech, Los Angeles City Mayor Eric Garcetti also spoke highly of Chinese tourists who have kept visiting this city in record numbers for the past six years.  Los Angeles attracts tourists with its rich, diverse cuisine, and its world famous theme parks.  Mayor Garcetti expressed his  confidence that such advantages would further promote the growth of the “Sino-US tourism ” .

The Consulate staff served their guests a variety of Chinese delicacies, including traditional dumplings

Mr and Mrs Liu  Talk to mayor Garcetti.   by nick ni
Mr and Mrs Liu Talk to mayor Garcetti.
by nick ni

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