Welcome Cocktail Party for New Consul General of Germany
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Welcome Cocktail Party for New Consul General of Germany

On 17th May 2019, the European Chamber Southwest Chapter organised the Welcome Cocktail Party for New Consul General of the Federal Republic of Germany and 2019 Europe Day Celebration in Reliance Center in Chongqing.

Welcome Cocktail Party for New Consul General of Germany

The Welcome Cocktail Party was the occasion to meet and greet Mr. von Rimscha, the New Consul General of Germany, who has successful working experiences in other areas of Asia. After the welcome speech remarked by Sally Huang, General Manager of European Chamber Southwest Chapter, and Dominik Widmer, Vice Chair of European Chamber Southwest Chapter, CG Robert von Rimscha gave a speech on history and culture of Germany, and Consulate General's services and missions in Southwest China.

Welcome Cocktail Party for New Consul General of Germany

Welcome Cocktail Party for New Consul General of Germany

Following the Welcome Cocktail Party and Buffet Dinner, the Europe Day celebration took place. The main ceremony started with Mr. Dominik Widmer’ opening speech. Representatives from the European consulates in Southwest China (Koen Sizoo, Consul General of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Chongqing; Katarzyna Wilkowiecka, Consul General of the Republic of Poland in Chengdu; Daniel Rothberg, Deputy Consul General of British in Chongqing; Robert von Rimscha, Consul General of the Federal Republic of Germany in Chengdu) also delivered short speeches on behalf of their countries and expressed their wishes for this upcoming period.

Welcome Cocktail Party for New Consul General of Germany

Welcome Cocktail Party for New Consul General of Germany

After the EU Anthem and the National Anthem of the People's Republic of China were played, the EU Chamber and Consulate Generals Representatives cut the Europe Day cake together. The rest of the event was accompanied by different dance and musical shows performed by the student of the YCIS School and Kontrast Band. Two rounds of lucky draws with over 10 prizes were also announced between the performances.

During the whole event, the Europe Day Bazaar was opened for guests to experience the traditional hand-made craft by Hechuan District Disabled Persons’ Federation, rugby by Rangers, many kinds of products from EU countries.

Welcome Cocktail Party for New Consul General of Germany

Welcome Cocktail Party for New Consul General of Germany

Welcome Cocktail Party for New Consul General of Germany



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