A total of 160 laborers from 10 different professions were invited to attend a special lunch at an art restaurant in Kunming, Yunnan province on the May Labor Day in the hopes that they might get to know each other and learn more of each other’s professions.
According to China News, the 160 attendants were seated across 16 different tables. Bai Tuo, who works as an animal breeder at a wildlife zoo in Kunming, told reporters that he felt excited to participate the event on such a special holiday.
“As a breeder, being good-hearted and responsible is very important. That applies to people from all walks of life. You can harvest more when you spare no efforts to devote your love and time to your profession,” said Bai.
At table 6, He Xuanwan, a sanitation worker took the initiative to help lawyer Zhang Lei to serve some juice and then the two strangers began to communicate.
“We sanitation workers have to get up at 3 a.m. every morning to work.” said a sanitation worker. “Wow, that’s really hard work. I’ll do my best to lessen your workload by throwing less trash from today on.” another answered.
All of the participants are taken a group photo at the end of the event.
“Sincerity and equality seem like treasure in today’s society, ” said Hu Hui, an photographic artist, “The activity aimed to strength the understanding among people with different jobs by inviting them to have lunch together.”
By Lucy Liu
[Images via Tencent]