On Wednesday, November 9th, the Consul General and the vice general of the People’s Republic of China in Izmir, the Rector Prof. Dr. Can Muğan, Dr. Evrim Üstünluoğlu attended a cultural event at West Aegean Restaurant to meet and students from the IUE Chinese Culture Club. The event was hosted by Yuan Peng, IEU’s Chinese Instructor. During the event, the vice Consul General Mr. Ni Xiaojing gave an insightful presentation on Chinese traditional festivals. Students entertained the guests with Chinese pop songs (Hao Xiang Ni and Dui Bu Qi Wo De Zhongwen Bu Hao) and traditional fan dances. The restaurant prepared a menu of traditional Chinese dishes. During the meal, Chinese green tea, and dumplings (jiaozi) prepared by the consulate’s own chef were served. Fortune cookies were also provided by Mio Café. Students had the opportunity to speak Mandarin with the Chinese guests. In the future, the Chinese culture club hopes to organize more cultural and academic activities for IUE students.