January 5 or the 15th day of the first lunar month is the traditional Chinese festival--the Lantern Festival. Overseas Chinese in Rome, Italy held the grand Lantern Festival fete in the park of Rome that day.
Head Shi Yanhui of the Shaolin Quanfa Italy sent his students participated the performance, which attracted widespread attention and gained the high appraise.
A steady stream of Chinese and foreign guests came to the site of activities. Mr. Jia Guide, ambassador of the Chinese Embassy in Italy, also was present to celebrate the supreme festival together with people.
Shi Yanhui expressed, as a Shaolin disciple, he will take efforts to spread Chinese culture and tell Chinese stories abroad. He also said the Shaolin Quanfa Italy would actively attend all kinds of local cultural exchange activities in 2023 and carry forward Shaolin culture and traditional Chinese culture with all his strength. (Edited by Zou Xiang and pictures from the Shaolin Quanfa Italy)