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The second session of the Durban • Chinese New Year Celebration Concert was held in South Africa

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In the evening of February 15th 2017, local time of South Africa, the “2017 Over the Rainbow – the second session of the Durban • Chinese New Year Celebration Concert”, jointly hosted by the Confucius Institute of FAFU at DUT, the Consulate General of China in Durban and the Arts and Cultural Department of KwaZulu-natal Province and Durban–Guangzhou sister City Association, was held in the Sibaya Conference Center. The Chineseand South African folk music concert held by 50 artists of Youth Orchestraof KwaZulu-natal Province infected more than 600 audiences, and got a warm welcomeby the audiences on the spot.

on the spot of the concert 

In the evening, the Vice Governor of KwaZulu-natal Province in South Africa Ravi Pillay, the Deputy Mayor of Durban Councillor Fawzia Peer,thegovernment officials of each department of KwaZulu-natal Province and Durban, the Chinese Consul-General in Durban Wang Jianzhou, the American Consul-General in Durban Frances Chilsholm and the Portuguese Consul-General in Durban Elias de Sousa and other diplomatic missions in Durban, the Vice President of DUT SibusisoMoyo and other leaders, teachers and students, people from all walks of life of Durban and the local overseas Chinese and Chinese, together enjoyed the grand music feast.

   the Chinese Consul-General in Durban Wang Jianzhou made a welcome speech

  the Deputy Mayor of Durban CouncillorFawzia Peer highly praised the cultural and artistic exchanges between China and the South Africa

 the youth orchestra presented the Chinese traditional music <The Same Song>

The students of the  subordinate college Shu De College  presented the nice Chinese Cucurbit Flute performances  

The teachers and students of the Confucius Institute of FAFU at DUT and its subordinate college Shu De College also presented the nice Chinese traditional instrument Chinese Zither and Cucurbit Flute performances, which causedgreatrepercussions amongthe audiences on the spot; at the end of the concert, the youth orchestra presented the Chinese traditional music <The Same Song>, brought the concert to a last climax, and the Lantern Riddle Event held outside the theatre also great interested the local audiences.

the Lantern Riddle Event held outside the theatre also great interested the local audiences  

It is known that, the activity was the second session of the Durban • Chinese New Year Celebration Concert jointly held by the Confucius Institute of FAFU at DUT, the Consulate General of China in Durban, the departments of the local government and the local overseas Chinese associations.It opened the door to the local residentsfor understanding the Chinese culture,  achieved the cultural exchangesthrough sharing music, deeply spread Chinese language and culture, and expanded the influence of the Chinese culture and the Confucius Institute of FAFU at DUT in the local region.

  

Correspondant/Photogragher: the Confucius Institute

Translator: Zheng Wei

Auditor:Overseas Education College   Lu Yunhai 

 
 
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