Art Troupe of Hunan Normal University Stages Performance in Elista

[Source]    Confucius Institute at Kalmyk State University, Russia [Time]    2018-09-25 09:04:26 
 

On September 13rd, local time, at the invitation of the Confucius Institute at Kalmyk State University in Russia, the art troupe of Hunan Normal University staged performance in the White House of the Republic of Kalmykia. Boova Vasilievich, Deputy Prime Minister of the Republic of Kalmykia, attended the performance and delivered a speech.

Boova Vasilievich said in his speech that he warmly welcomes the art troupe of Hunan Normal University and its performance in Kalmykia. The performance has not only integrated the two cultures, but also played a part in cooperation and exchanges between the two countries, which are significant for deepening Russia-China friendship.


Boova Vasilievich delivering a speech

The concert started with the folk dance of Kalmykia and a song presented by a distinguished Kalmyk singer to express their respect and gratitude to the art troupe of Hunan Normal University. After then, performers of the art troupe brought the audience the dance of Wonderful Life in Flourishing Age, the song Ode to Pear Tree, dulcimer solo Good News, the group dance of Ink, flute solo Selling Vegetables, solo dance Blessingsfrom Zhong Kui , pas de deux Song of Geximei, folk music ensemble Suite of Red Mansions, and the song and dance performance of My City, My Love. The audience was deeply moved by Chinese nation’s time-honored history and culture and the wonderful performances of the art troupe.


Kalmyk folk dance


Group dance of Ink


The dance of Wonderful Life in Flourishing Age


Folk music ensemble Suite of Red Mansions


Song and dance performance My City, My Love

At the end of the concert, Badma Katinovich, President of Kalmyk State University, made a speech. He thanked the Confucius Institute for its contributions to this exchange activity and the wonderful shows brought by the art troupe of Hunan Normal University. Nikolai Ivanovich, the 95-year old former minister of the Agriculture and Water Resources of the Republic of Kalmykia, said excitedly that he was amazed by the show, wishing the Republic of Kalmykia and China a deeper friendship.