Chinese New Year celebrations

February 11, 2013 - 4:58:43 am
From left: Sheikh Khalid bin Salman Al Thani, Gao Youzhen, Chinese Ambassador, and Ibrahim Fakroo from the Protocol Department cut a cake to mark the Chinese Spring Festival, at the Sheraton Doha on Thursday evening. Below: Wok Mee Noodle House at Movenpick Tower and Suites yesterday celebrated the Chinese New Year of the Water Snake with a performance by My Beautiful Land Folk Music Ensemble. This group was founded in 2002 by several folk musical instrument players of the Chongqing Opera House. It mixed Chinese traditional folk instruments like Erhu, lute, flute and cymbalo with different skills and traditional and classical music with modern and diversified styles.(Shaival Dalal)