Friday was the official welcome ceremony for the 16th year of the Brookline China exchange programs arrival in Xi’an. Each of the Brookline students gave a speech (in Chinese) as did several students and administrators from the Gao Xin No. 1 High School. After the speeches many Gao Xin students preformed, singing Chinese opera, dancing and playing the zither. Finishing the ceremony with a dance performed by the Brookline students. If you would like to see the dance use this link: Dance video
After a full month in China and over two full weeks in school we are happy to be formally welcomed. We are all having a wonderful time and learning so much from our time here. We are excited for what the next several months have in store for us as we explore our new home and school.