Tan Xuan was born in Chongqing and grew up in a family who gathered under the same roof with cultures from both South China and North China. She studied in Beijing for 4 years and is married to a man from Shanghai. Ever since her arrival in Europe, she has been active in the European federalist movement, including a 3-year experience in NGO management. She has completed internships at the European Parliament and China Daily, and has led volunteering projects in education in China every summer for the last four years.
Chinese spring festival is the most important festival for Chinese people. Celebrations include deep-rooted Chinese traditions and rituals, and provide a window into the lives of Chinese people as well as the Chinese mindset.
Xuan Tan talked with participants to find answers to questions about the Chinese spring festival: What is Chinese New Year? How do Chinese people celebrate spring festival? How does this generation view the Chinese spring festival? A multiple China in the perspective of the Chinese spring festival?