THE ANNUAL FEAST – VASA NIGHT BANQUET
Vasa Banquet is a cultural feast to show charm of Vasaloppet China. In 2006, Vasaloppet China initiated ceremony of “Vasa Night Banquet”. In the ceremony, Chinese and foreign guests enjoy this happy get-together and tell about friendship mutually; Vasaloppet presidents of both sides deliver ardent speeches. Chinese folk music creates scene atmosphere, and fresh and dainty folk music and songs and dances of Manchu, Mongol, and Korea and so on to exhibit traditional culture. The entire ceremony is solemn and elegant, rich, meaningful, and it integrates triumphant mood of western Christmas Day with peaceful atmosphere of Chinese New Year. The strong international style gains attention from Chinese and foreign guests. The Vasaloppet China is more than an event. As a name card of Changchun city, Vasaloppet is a thumping meeting for skiers from all over the world and a bright window of Changchun to the world.