I Am Your Cup of Tea Tonight——Company Labor Union Held the Lantern Festival Gourmet Competition
Lantern Festival is an important traditional festival for Chinese. Eating sweet dumplings is one of the customs of the Lantern Festival. Eating sweet dumplings on the 15th day of the first month of the lunar year means joy and reunion.
On the evening of Feb. 19th, the 15th day of the first month of the lunar year and the traditional Chinese festival—the Lantern Festival, to carry forward traditional culture, build a harmonious enterprise, gather the strength of employees, and enable all staff to have a warm and happy holiday, the Labor Union held a Sweet Dumplings Competition in Quanzhou Fulian Building Restaurant themed on “Joyful New Year, Warm Reunion”.
40 teams from FREP, FPCL, FLG, Fuyuan, Ruisheng and other units participated in the competition. Company management Mr. Gu Yuefeng, Mr. Joost Emmen, Mr. Nouraddin A. Yousuf, Mr. Yang Hongbin and Mr. Lin Xu visited the competition and presented awards to the winning units.
The competition site was crowded and lively.
The staff of each team gathered together to experience the fun of making sweet dumplings, traditional dumplings and cold dishes, and showing their skills. The smiling faces, sweet dumplings and passion were all reflected in this moment. Everyone was immersed in the joy of festival, talked and laughed in relaxing and lively atmosphere. And children were also engaged in the event. The new year blessings were filled in the round sweet dumplings and then presented to everyone on site.
On the table, plates of round sweet dumplings and traditional dumplings of different flavors, colorful dishes and vividly carved platters, especially the cute piglets, symbolized a better life in the new year. Many people were attracted to watch and cheer. As everyone shared the food, happy laughter and cheerful voices were all blended into sweet dumplings, which was extraordinarily warm.
The judges scored the dishes according to color, smell, taste, shape, meaning and nutrition. In the end, FPCL General Affairs Office and FREP HR&A Dept. won the first prizes, FREP HSE Fire Group, Finance Dept. & Audit Office, T&P Dept. Planning & Optimization Group and M&S Dept. won the second prizes; 6 units including FREP Offsites BT, FLG, FREP T&P Dept. Business Analysis & Reporting Group, Ruisheng Company, FREP Fuels-2 BT, FPCL Development Planning Dept. won the third prizes.
In the evening, the Company also held the Lantern Festival Riddles acidity in the Culture Palace of Quangang Living Area, which was warmly received by the enthusiastic participation of the families of Big Fulian’s employees.
“Joyful New Year, Warm Reunion”. The competition conveyed happiness and blessings to the people present, presenting them a colorful, happy and peaceful night together.
The event presented Big Fulian’s employees and their families the joy and warmth of the festival, as well as promoted the Chinese traditional food culture, improved relationship among colleagues and cultivated the spirit of unity and cooperation. (Xiao Wanyuan, Zhang Lei)