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First-ever Chinese cultural festival taking place in Paphos

The first-ever Chinese cultural festival, which opened on Saturday night in Paphos, was continuing on Sunday.

Hundreds of people visited the festival to watch traditional dances and songs from the Chinese group Zilong China Folk Art Troupe.

On Sunday visitors can enjoy more traditional dances and songs, calligraphy, Tai Chi, acupuncture, Chinese massage and traditional foods.

The local chamber of commerce, in a statement said this is the first-ever Chinese cultural festival in Cyprus. Around 500 Chinese nationals live in Paphos.

“Our effort is to promote Chinese culture in order to strengthen the relationship through Cyprus-Chinese business association, which is under the umbrella of the Chamber,” the statement said.

Paphos municipality said it would strengthen relations with the hundreds of Chinese nationals who chose Paphos as their place of residence.

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