The Spring Mob

One creative segment of 2017 CCTV Spring Festival Gala for the Year of Rooster to me was the Flash Mob (  快闪 kuài shǎn)  item “Greetings from the overseas Chinese”. Kuài means fast and shǎn means to dodge, hence it means a group of people who perform suddenly and quickly dodging the onlookers after the performance. We will learn kuài in Lesson 8.

The performance  was filmed just outside United Nations and it brings across the message of unity and pride of overseas Chinese as China is emerging as a super power now. Below is the full clip. The CCTV version is at