“May 4th Chinese Theme Concert” held by Confucius Institute at the University of Western Australia

[Source]    the Confucius Institute at the University of Western Australia [Time]    2015-06-12 15:24:16 

On May 10th, the Confucius Institute at the University of Western Australia (UMA) and St. George College at the Swan River in Perth collaboratively held a special “May 4th Chinese Theme Concert”.

Mr. Michael Grebla, the director of the music department of St. George College and young composer, made a speech to welcome all the guests. At the concert, Raymond Yong, the young conductor; Riley Skevington, the violinist; Krista Low, the cellist and other musicians presented the violin concerto Butterfly Lovers. Young pianist Aidan Boase played the second and third movements of the famous piano concerto Yellow River with the band, which led the concert to an exciting climax.


Piano concerto Yellow River

Later, the Confucius Institute at the UMA held fantastic Chinese cultural activities such as Taiji Kung Fu show, Chinese calligraphy donation, China-related knowledge quiz and paper-cutting workshop. And the Institute staff also prepared special Chinese dim sum and drinks for the audience.


Cultural activities held by the Confucius Institute during the concert interval


Children learning Chinese martial arts with the volunteer


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