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Preparations for Xiamen-Nice Carnival is currently underway
With the opening ceremony for Xiamen-Nice International Carnival less than 15 days away, in order to present the extraordinary feast to the Chinese spectators, Nice carnavaliers and Xiamen staff work hard on site to reconstruct the floats for the Carnival to be held on time despite continuous rainfall and other difficulties.
“The bad weather conditions was indeed a serious problem, the newly painted parts cannot be tried and many construction work that has to be done in the open have to be postponed, says Alastor, a member of the Chinese staff. “Fortunately, there should be enough sunshine in this and the following week for us to finish everything.
On the morning of April 30th, a group of Chinese officials, led by Mr. HAN Jingyi, Vice Mayor of Xiamen Municipal Government and Mrs. YANG Qi, Director of Xiamen Municipal Bureau of Tourism visited the site for the recent progress of the Carnival. Talks were made with Christian ALZIARY, director of Xiamen-Nice International Carnival. Mr. HAN Jingyi pointed out the safety of the carnavaliers and staff on site are of great concern to him. Although there is not much time left, the tasks are still able to be on schedule. Christian agreed to this suggestion and added humorously that the visit of the Xiamen officials will be able to speed up the progress and even drive the bad weather away.