Dídac Lee, who is the Director responsible for Technology at FC Barcelona, and  the Director of the Economic Area at the Club Josep Ramon Vidal-Abarca attended the Charity Dinner held this Sunday to mark the Chinese New Year – the Year of the Dragon- which begins this Monday, January 23rd.

The event was attended by 600 people held at the Gran Siglo Restaurant in Barcelona and was presided over by the President of the Generalitat Artur Mas, who explained: “Catalonia wants to be a friend of China", and the Barcelona Mayor and, Xavier Trias.

The celebrations began at 20.00, with the signing of an agreement with SIFU and was followed by an opening speech given by Professor Dr. Pedro Nueno. The event also included a number of activities, such as the presentation of the Dragon Godfather Sr. Lluís Llongueras as well as the election of the Pubilla of the New Year. There was also a prize draw of signed Barça players’ shirts.

Lee, doubly proud

Dídac Lee was especially proud to be representing the Club and stressed the importance of the Chinese community for the Club: “FC Barcelona want to establish a long term relationship with the Chinese community. The New Year’s Eve Dinner is the most important event for Chinese people and it is a great honour for us to be invited. On a personal level, I am doubly proud, for FC Barcelona and my own Chinese origins”.

Profits from the event will go to a charitable end, supporting mentally handicapped people.

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