Felsted pupils celebrate Chinese New Year in style!

19:02 31 January 2014

Qualified martial arts teacher Heng Chen leads a Kung Fu class.

Qualified martial arts teacher Heng Chen leads a Kung Fu class.

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Children at Felsted Primary School celebrated Chinese New Year by practicing Kung Fu and Chinese arts and craft.

Dylan and Olivia, both aged nine, show off their lucky red purses which they were given by Shivon.Dylan and Olivia, both aged nine, show off their lucky red purses which they were given by Shivon.

At the end of the day they were each presented with a lucky red Chinese envelope containing Chinese money.

The workshop took place on Tuesday (January 29), prior to Chinese New Year, today (Friday, January 31).

The workshops were hosted by Shivon Rong Chen, who taught the children how to make paper dragons and lanterns, while Kung Fu classes were taken by qualified martial arts teacher Heng Chen.

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