HEADLINE Cairo tower illuminated red for Lunar New Year's Eve

HEADLINE

Cairo tower illuminated red for Lunar New Year's Eve

By Qu Xiangyu and Huang Peizhao | People's Daily app

06:06, February 16, 2018

Cairo (People's Daily) - On February 15, the Cairo Tower, an architectural landmark of the Egyptian capital, was illuminated red in celebration of the Chinese Lunar New Year.

A lighting ceremony was held on Zamalek Island where China's ambassador to Egypt, Song Aiguo, and Egypt's Minister of Tourism, Rania Al-Mashat, were both in attendance.

Chinese artists from Sichuan province performed a fusion blend of traditional Chinese music, acrobatics, and magic tricks during the ceremony.

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