责任编辑Editors: 许智怡Zhiyi XU, 郭舒颖Shuying GUO
校对：杨可佳 Kejia YANG
On September 29th, CEDP China center successfully hosted the celebration of the Mid-Autumn festival to welcome the coming of National Day at the Brighton and Hove’s BMECP center. The theatrical performances and the 2018 England Youth Mid-Autumn Lantern Making Competition and the award ceremony were held. During the ceremony, the mayor of Brighton and Hove, Dee Simson, the mayor of Newhaven, Robbie Robertson, the director of tourism and exhibition bureau in Brighton, Howard Barden, the former mayor of municipal senator, Carol Theobald, were invited by Dr. Lu Hong (President of the council of China center (OBE)). The local oversea Chinese delegates, the President of Guangxi province society association in Britain, Zhaocai Wei , Lingfu Yin, the secretary department, Culture and Education department, youth department, Cambridge and Manchester city branch of CEDP, the director Zhuhai association, representatives of the Shenzhen Business Associations in Britain and the other guests also attended this meaningful event. There were over 300 attendees including local people.
2018布莱顿和豪富市中国中心中秋国庆暨2018全英青少年中秋花灯制作比赛揭晓和颁奖仪式活动圆满举行 CEDP中国中心9月29日在布莱顿和豪富市BMECP的中国中心成功举办了庆中秋迎国庆文艺演出暨2018全英青少年中秋花灯制作比赛揭晓和颁奖仪式活动。应CEDP中国中心理事会主席卢红博士（OBE）的特别邀请的布莱顿与豪富市长Dee Simson，纽黑文市长Robbie Robertson，布莱顿市旅游和会展局局长Howard Barden，前市长市政议员Carol Theobald，当地老华侨代表出席，英国广西社团联合总会韦曌彩会长引领付会长，秘书部，文教部，青年部，剑桥和曼城分部等部门负责人以及英国珠海联谊会负责人，英国深圳商会负责人代表等嘉宾出席和见证了这一有意义的活动，与当地逾300民众同欢乐共庆祝。
The mayor of Brighton and Hove, Dee Simson, gave an enthusiastic speech. She expressed her congratulations to the 69th anniversary of the founding of new China and gave her best wishes for the Mid-Autumn festival to the Chinese friends living in Brighton and Hove. At the same time, she showed her great interest in Chinese culture. Her short speech in Chinese to give her wishes won everyone’s applause. The chairman of the Board of Representatives, Mr. Alex Wu, on behalf of CEDP China Center, gave a speech to show his congratulations for the Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival and the 69th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China. He especially thanked the municipal government officials of Brighton and Hove for their support for the 19th anniversary of the China Center and enjoying the celebration with the Chinese. Ms. Wendy Tian, a newly appointed member of the executive board of CEDP China center, delivered a welcome speech as well.
布莱顿与豪富市市长Dee Simson发表了热情洋溢的演讲，表达了她对中国成立69周年的祝贺和生活在布莱顿和豪富市的华人朋友中秋佳节美好祝愿，同时展现了对中国文化的浓厚兴趣，还大胆的秀了一番她刚学的中文句子，引发起满堂的喝彩。理事会付主席Mr.Alex Wu代表CEDP中国中心值中国传统中秋佳节和中华人民共和国成立69周年来临之际特别感谢市政府市政要员对中国中心成立十九年来的大力支持，以及与华人同庆共乐的情怀！CEDP中国中心新就任的执行主任理事会委员Ms. Wendy Tian致欢迎词。
Brighton mayor Dee Simson awarded the prizes and bonuses to the individuals and organizations who won the competition in the lantern making race. Afterwards, she received a golden flag from the Zhuhai Association in Britain and witnessed the handover ceremony of the new and old presidents of the association.
布莱顿与豪富市市长Dee Simson给2018全英青少年中秋花灯制作比赛获奖的个人和组织单位代表颁发奖状奖品和奖金。 联欢会上市长Dee Simson接受英国珠海联谊会赠送的锦旗，与大家一起见证这新旧会长交接仪式
The performers from the CEDP Art Troupe, the London Red Peony Art Troupe, the Cambridge Union and the Manchester City Branch of the Guangxi Association provided more than a dozen activities which are full of rich ethnic characteristics during the celebration, such as the singing, dancing, lion dancing, poetry readings, etc.. Those performances brought great enjoyment to the audience and make the event be full of joy and happiness.
Chinese cuisine is an important part of the Chinese culture and festival. Undoubtly, the audience was attracted by the Chinese food which was provided by the Chinese restaurant. the delicious food includes: minced pork mini rolls, spring roll, steamed stuffed bun, etc. Meanwhile, the audience send best wishes to each other while enjoying the food.
The traditional Chinese food provided by Juxiangyuan Chain Restaurant which pleased everyone in the event.
London King Kee buns echoed the taste of hometown food.
The live performance of making dumplings provided by Xiangyuan Group is very welcomed.
Moon cake making live performance and displays attracted the children.
Biggest grateful to the Youth Department of the Guangxi Association in Britain for putting a lot of efforts into the 2018 All-Britain Mid-Autumn Chinese Lantern Making Competition. The activity was a great success.
Special thanks to the following institutions and organizations that support and sponsor this event (in no particular order).
Longfeng Bank China Supermarket, Yunfeng Bank China Supermarket, Seven Star China Supermarket
China Unicom UK Branch, UK Zhuhai Association, Shenzhen Chamber of Commerce
Juxiangyuan Chain Restaurant, Xiangyuan Food Group, London Good Restaurant
Hanban UK Office, London Chinese Culture School, Telford Chinese School, Brighton College Affiliated Primary School, Northern Ireland Chinese School, London Mandarin Simplified Chinese School, Brighton Chinese School.
Thank you to all the friends for your continuous concern and support for the activities held by the CEDP China Center. Thank you for your volunteer participation and preparation to enable the success of the event.
Thanks for all the folks in Guangxi for their concern and unselfish support for the activities organized by the Guangxi province Association in Britain.