NICOSIA, Sept. 27 (Xinhua) -- The Ayia Napa China Day featuring performance of songs and dance by a troupe from China's Guangzhou enthralled the audience of the Cypriot seaside resort on Friday night.
Chinese Ambassador to Cyprus Huang Xingyuan addressed the event, saying "China-Cyprus relations are at their best in history."
He thanked the organizers of the event and stressed that China and Cyprus have always been good friends and partners who trust and support each other.
Huang said that as an important tourist and cultural city in Cyprus, Ayia Napa has maintained close communication and cooperation with the Chinese embassy in cultural exchanges and tourism cooperation.
"Today, the successful launch of the 'Ayia Napa China Day' is conducive to creating another shining card of China-Cyprus cultural and people-to-people exchanges and cooperation," he said.
Mayor Karousos said that Ayia Napa and the city of Guangzhou have signed an agreement of friendship and cooperation, and pledged that from now on the annual Ayia Napa cultural festival will be dedicated to Chinese culture and to the China-Cyprus friendship.