Hindi Diwas Celebrated in Shanghai with participation of Chinese and Indian students

Hindi Diwas Celebrated in Shanghai with participation of Chinese and Indian students

Consulate General of India, Shanghai celebrated 'Hindi Diwas' on September 14, 2017 at the Consulate premises, in which a ​large ​number of Indian community members including school children participated. ​ 

2.       The highlight of the event was participation of several Chinese students who are learning Hindi at Shanghai International ​Studies ​University (SISU), with support of  the ICCR Hindi Chair and other Hindi faculty of the university. One of the Chinese faculty from Hindi Department, ​Ms. Yutong Zhang ​of SISU (a fluent Hindi speaker) was the Guest of Honor,​ as well as Judge in the panel to evaluate the performance of various contestants. 

​3.       Several activities including speech, singing, and poetry recitation etc were conducted as part of the 'Hindi Diwas' celebration​s​. Interestingly, the participants included, not only children but a large number of adults from the Indian Diaspora, who recited their original poems in Hindi. 

4.       Consul General Prakash Gupta while inaugurating the ​celebrations​ welcomed the enthusiasm shown by participants and called on every one to make efforts to bring Hindi in ​usage in daily life as much as possible. He underscored that this was particularly important for Indian children studying abroad, who invariably found themselves in non-Hindi speaking environments.​ 

​5.       CGI Shanghai presented ​the best performing students with cash prize as well as gifts. ​ The event was followed by light Indian snacks ​for all the participants.

14 September 2017

Shanghai​

Hindi Diwas Celebrated in Shanghai with participation of Chinese and Indian students
(Sep 14, 2017)
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