Confucius Institute of the Free International University of Moldova holds a “Chinese corner”

[Source]    the Confucius Institute of the Free International University of Moldova [Time]    2015-04-23 17:02:19 
 

On March 6, the Confucius Institute of the Free International University of Moldova held a “Chinese corner” activity on the theme of “Traditional Chinese Musical Instruments” organized by volunteer teachers.


Folk music participants of the Chinese corner

Teachers at the Confucius Institute explained the origins, histories, usages, categories, application fields and playing skills of five musical instruments including Pipa, Erhu, Guzheng, Dizi and Xiao and played the representative musical pieces of Ambush on All Sides, Moonlight on The Pond, Horse Racing and Fisherman's Night Song. The students were deeply enchanted by the various and melodious tones of traditional Chinese musical instruments.

During the interactive session, volunteer teachers applied the multimedia technology to let the students experience traditional Chinese musical instruments on computers. The innovative method and integration of education with fun were unanimously applauded by all the students. This Chinese corner brought a vivid image of Chinese culture to the student through the channel of music, which further strengthened the understanding of local students towards traditional Chinese musical instruments and motivated them to explore traditional Chinese culture. Many students excitedly expressed their hopes for learning to play Chinese folk music with genuine musical instruments in the future.

 
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