National Day is approaching. The traditional overseas National Day tour team of the Overseas Chinese Affairs Council arrived in Vancouver today. The performance was performed by a “contemporary ensemble”, which has won international performance awards. Amazing music, dance, drama, etc. Integrating traditional and modern, make overseas Chinese feel the charm of your platform.
The Overseas Chinese Affairs Council’s National Day Tour Troupe held this year’s theme of “Let the World Hear Taiwan”. The “contemporary ensemble” in charge of the performance visited 16 cities in North America, and Vancouver was the 8th stop. Overseas Chinese are eagerly awaiting the event and more than 500 seats at the Gateway Theater are filled.
In his speech, Representative Huang Zongqin, co-chairman of the Taiwan Overseas Chinese Association of Greater Vancouver, praised Overseas Chinese Affairs for selecting cultural delegations to go abroad, allowing overseas Chinese to feel the care and warmth from Taiwan, and allowing Canadians Thanked the council. Friends, to hear the beautiful voice of Taiwan.
Because we want to “tell the world about Taiwan”, the entire performance includes Taiwanese, Hakka, and Chinese.native peopleChinese idioms, classic ballads, and the distinctive music of the new residents are used to interpret the diverse sounds of Taiwan, including the erhu, pipa, ruan, flute, dulcimer, suona and other Chinese musical instruments, as well as Taiwan’s Oriental dances are combined with performances to highlight the unique culture and folk customs. ,
Li Jianxing, leader and artistic director of the “Contemporary Band”, told CNA that the entire party was specially designed. Not only did the music and dance styles cover the many ethnic groups in Taiwan, but it also included the use of oil-paper umbrellas, bamboo hats, iron fans and other paraphernalia, which was quite nostalgic. . Effect. He hopes that through music and dance, he can deeply awaken memories of Taiwan in the hearts of overseas Chinese people and also give overseas friends a chance to understand Taiwanese folk culture.
The party started with the shocking song “Panghu Kai Tian”, followed by the sweet and touching “皚路蓝畷”, which depicts the scene of Tangshan passing through Taiwan, which resonated.Migrantmood; The dancers dance over the difficulties of fighting the sea, indicating that life is full of difficult challenges.
Then there were many special sketch concerts, making the place more lively. When the musicians played traditional old songs such as “Looking at the Spring Breeze” and “Rainy Night Flowers”, many overseas Chinese present at the scene sang in unison; When the traditional flute played the songs of Elvis Presley, the foreign friends present at the venue danced to their feet. Don’t help but move their body. ,
The climax before the end of the program are the two tracks “Guan Sheng Dijun” and “Fuyin Grandma”, which tell the story of Guan Gong and Tu Tu Gong respectively, presenting the temple culture of Taiwan. Li Jianxing said: “Taiwan’s folk beliefs are rich in culture. I hope to spread Guan Gong’s spirit of loyalty and Tu Tu Gong’s blessings and love to all parts of the world.”
Dancer Zheng Dengfu told the Central News Agency: “The overseas tour schedule is very busy, and maintaining good physical fitness and reaction on the spot all the time is a huge challenge. Although it is very tiring, but I feel very Is.” I feel happy when I see the happy smiles and enthusiastic applause of overseas Chinese. Meaningful.”
“Contemporary Orchestra”, which has been established for more than 30 years, started in Yilan. After shining in Taiwan, it has traveled around the world. It has crossed the ocean several times to perform in Europe, the United States, Japan and other places, and has been well received.
After attending the event, British Columbia MPs Henry Yao and Michael Lee, Richmond City Councilor Chuck Au and other dignitaries praised the high-quality performance and said that the “contemporary music stage” highlights the beauty and sophistication of Taiwan. Is.
At the end of the song, the overseas Chinese applauded continuously, and they even raised the national flag and waved it to congratulateRepublic of Chinahappy birthday! (Editor: Gao Zhaofen) 1120918
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