Islamabad : Roots International Schools and Colleges (RISC) celebrated the New Year of People’s Republic of China at Wellington Campus. Students and teachers displayed colorful activities to pay tribute to one of the oldest civilizations of the world through Chinese cuisine & cultural performances, says a press release.
Dr. Zhang Wei, director of Confucius Institute Pakistan was the Chief Guest of the ceremony. He joined the students and visited the stalls with Chinese culture, history and their cuisine. Students of Chinese language came up with Chinese songs/poetry with traditional music.
Dr. Zhang Wei, in his address, thanked RISC for inviting him with warm reception. He congratulated and appreciated RISC management on organizing such a wonderful event. He was impressed with the performances and their knowledge of the Chinese language. He extended the full support of the Confucius institute in empowering RISC by providing the best faculty of Chinese language program. He offered to facilitate a Student Exchange Program to organise a summer program after COVID situation improves.
RISC promotes the diversity of world cultures and languages by providing innovative interdisciplinary learning opportunities. RISC is the first school in Pakistan to introduce Chinese Language in its schools from early years to High School. RISC collaborates with the Chinese Embassy and Confucius Institute to promote the Chinese language across Roots International Schools and in order to facilitate our students with best learning procedures and arrange tours to China for summer placements so they can thoroughly enjoy Chinese culture.