Intl students arrange flowers in Chongchuan
A traditional Chinese flower arrangement activity was held at the Nantong College of Science and Technology (NCST) in Chongchuan district, Nantong, Jiangsu province on Nov 6.
A flower arranging activity is held at the Nantong College of Science and Technology in Chongchuan district on Nov 6. [Photo/VCG]
Arranging flowers is known as one of the "four arts" of the Song Dynasty (960-1279), with the other three being making tea, burning incense, and hanging paintings.
International students from Bangladesh, Laos, Thailand, and Indonesia arranged flowers along with NCST students. They learned about containers, flower types, and special flower arranging techniques.
An international student arranges flowers with a local student. [Photo/VCG]
"I thought it looked easy when watching the teacher's presentation, but it's actually a lot more difficult than it looks. I felt a sense of achievement when I finally finished," said a student from Laos.
Overseas students learn about traditional Chinese culture by arranging flowers. [Photo/VCG]
- Chongchuan promotes traditional skills