6th Chinese Dance Competition for Middle School Students in Mongolia Successfully Held

[Source]    Confucius Institute of National University of Mongolia [Time]    2019-10-28 17:53:22 
 

On October 19th, with the theme of “Gorgeous National Style, Dance in China-Mongolia Friendship", the 6th Chinese Dance Competition for Middle School Students in Mongolia was held in Ulaanbaatar Opera House. This competition is sponsored by the Confucius Institute Headquarters, organized by the Confucius Institute of National University of Mongolia and co- organized by the China-Mongolia Cultural and Education Foundation.

Li Wei, Cultural Counselor of the Chinese Embassy in Mongolia and Director of the Chinese Culture Center in Ulaanbaatar, Huqi Rihe, Secretary of The Culture Section of the Chinese Embassy, Bai Shuangzhan, President of Overseas Chinese Association in Mongolia; Yang Jiyong, Executive Director of the Sino-Mongolian Foundation for Cultural Education and Social Development and Deputy Chief Representative of Ulan Bator Representative Office of Bank of China, Zhu Junli, Chinese Director of the Confucius Institute at the National University of Mongolia, and Tzaugejelema, President of the School of Education of the University of Education and Yu Jiahuan, a head teacher of volunteer teachers in Mongolia were present at the activity. In addition, more than 600 spectators, including school principals, teachers, students and parents, watched the competition. Experts from a conservatory of music and dance, senior translation experts, leaders of Mongolian universities, representatives of Chinese funded enterprises and head teachers of volunteer teachers formed the jury.


“The Last Glory”


Happiness as Flowers

In the competition, the contestants wore gorgeous clothes and danced in an intoxicating way. Dance was rich in themes, diverse in musical styles, various in forms and wide in content. Dance is rich in themes, diverse in musical styles, various in forms and wide in content. Some of dances performed traditional classics; some of them were arranged in an innovative way. Some dances were subtle and graceful like the murmuring water, and some dances were passionate and bold like the galloping horses. The splendid dances of Han, Mongolian, Uygur, Miao, Dai, Kazak, Tibetan, Korean and other ethnic groups showed the prosperity and prosperity of the common development of Chinese and other ethnic groups. It not only brought the audience visual feast, but also presented the rich and colorful national culture of the Chinese family, and showed the essence of Chinese culture - the beauty of unity, tolerance and harmony. The venue was packed with climax and applause.


Plum Fragrance Remains the Same


The Essence of Dance

After nearly four-hour wonderful performances, No.34 program “The Last Glory” from the Hope Middle School won the first prize for its excellent performance. No.28 program from the National No.18 Middle School “Against the Current Cold”, No.14 program from Hexige Middle School “Happiness Like Flowers”, No.29 program from the Hope Middle School “Plum Fragrance Remains the Same” won the second prize. The other 12 programs won the third prize and the excellent prize respectively. The Hope Middle School and the National 18th Middle School won the best organization prize; A Nuo and Baole Erma won the best instructor prize.


Li Wei presenting awards to the first prize winners


Guests presenting awards to the second prize winners

This dance competition was one of the series of activities held by the Confucius Institute at National University of Mongolia to celebrate the “Global Confucius Institute Day”. More than 200 contestants from 14 participating schools presented 40 wonderful dance programs to the audience. With a large scale, a strong lineup and a warm response, the match presented a great gift to the 70th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between China and Mongolia.


Guests presenting the best organization prize


Guests presenting the best guidance prize

People’s Daily, Xinhua News Agency and other media covered the event.

Story by Lu Chengjun; photo by You Yanling and Liu Baoyuan