The World Tour of China Quyi Art Makes Way Into New Zealand High School

[Source]    Confucius Institute at Victoria University of Wellington [Time]    2018-04-18 15:56:51 
 

On April 4th, local time, the World Tour of China Quyi Art, sponsored by the Chinese Quyi Artists Association and organized by New Zealand’s Chinese Cultural Media Group, made way into Kapiti College’s teaching site of the Confucius Institute at Victoria University of Wellington, offering a fantastic Quyi feast. Those attending the performance included Tony Kane, President of Kippitt Secondary School, Chen Lien, Foreign Director of the Confucius Institute, Zhao Yezhu, Chinese Director of the Institute, and more than 300 people including teachers, students and local media.

In his speech, Kane expressed his warm welcome to the troupe’s arrival. Jiang Kun, Chairman of the Chinese Qufu Artists Association, presented Kipiti College with the pennants and Quyi stamps from the Chinese Quyi Artists Association.

The performance was hosted by Dashan. His fluent Chinese and humorous clapper talk show won enthusiastic applause from the audience. The well-known Quyi artist Zhao Songyan and Tan Min sang a piece of Yangzhou ditty “Listen to the Rain: to the Tune of Yu Mei Ren”, whose melodious tunes took the audience into a state of tranquility. The young magician Ouyang from Shaanxi Province performed the magic talk show “Oh My God”, winning acclaims from the students. Liu Quanhe and Liu Quanli, famous twin comedy artists of Chinese radio rap group, performed the humorous comedy sketch “Take a Picture” and invited students to participate in interactive performances. The humorous and funny performances immersed the teachers and students in a joyful atmosphere. The famous Sichuanese face-changing artist Li Xue performed the last segment with consummate skills.


Clapper talk show by Dashan


Yangzhou ditty “Listen to the Rain: to the Tune of Yu Mei Ren”


Interaction with students in magic talk show “Oh My God”


Humorous comedy sketch “Take a Picture”

Principal Tony Kane expressed his delight in seeing the children enjoy the programs with fits of laughter. Chinese Quyi programs have impressed them a lot.