Portugal "Happy New Year celebration activities opened the prelude (Photos) – International – People’s network on January 30, in Lisbon, Portugal, lion dance team to the audience in Chinese New Year. Reporter Zhang Liyun on January 30, photo, Lisbon, Portugal, Martin Moniz square is a only red lanterns dress up new, jointly organized by the Embassy of the people’s Republic of China in Portugal and Lisbon city hall, overseas Chinese groups in Portugal hosted the 2016 "Happy New Year" to celebrate the campaign officially kicked off. Portuguese culture minister Joao soares, Secretary of state for foreign affairs of Portugal if heat Oliveira, Chinese ambassador to Portugal Rui CAI and Portuguese officials with many Chinese and overseas Chinese and local people of Portugal together to celebrate the arrival of Chinese New Year. Suarez conveyed the Chinese New Year speech of Portuguese Prime Minister Costa. Costa said that the Chinese nationals for Portugal’s development made a positive contribution, hope through the cooperation and exchanges between the two peoples, to strengthen the friendship between China and the Portuguese speaking countries. Rui Cai said that in recent years, Sino Portuguese cultural exchange activities is increasingly deepening, personnel exchanges have become increasingly close, he hopes "Happy New Year" to be the representative of the Chinese traditional culture a beautiful card, so that local people have an in-depth understanding of China, a steady stream of vigor for the friendship between China and the Portuguese speaking countries.