In celebration of the 4th Anniversary of the Confucius Institute at the University of Delaware (CIUD), Xiamen University Performing Arts Troupe and CIUD will jointly present Bridge-Friendship Grand Performance, featuring international and national award-winning instrumental artists and musicians from Xiamen University’s renowned School of Arts on Friday, September 26 at 7:30 pm in Pearson Hall Auditorium at UD. Proudly presenting the best of traditional Chinese instrumental music, folk songs, and ethnic dances, the show will dazzle audiences with a unique signature performance, enthralling them with an exciting, theatrical experience.
The Celebration Series Schedule:
1. Friday, September 26
Bridge-Friendship Grand Performance
Featuring Xiamen University Performing Arts Troupe’s award-winning instrumental artists and musicians including Professors LI Kunli, HOU Lina, YE Feisheng, LI Xin, and HONG Huizheng.
7:30 PM in Pearson Hall Auditorium at UD (on Academy Street)
FREE, OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
2. Saturday, September 27: Chinese Culture Fair (10:00 am – 4:00 pm)
North Green on UD campus (between Main Street and Delaware Avenue)
*All activities are inside big tents on North Green.
- 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Culture Fair:
Peking Opera, Chinese Instruments, Chinese Calligraphy and Painting, Chinese Tea Ceremony, Dough Figurines, Chinese Paper Crafts, Folk Dances, Learn Chinese in 15 Minutes, and many many more.
- 10:00am-10:30am Art Performances From Local Schools
Featuring talented students from:
- Delaware Academy of Public Safety and Security
- Archmere Academy
- Ursuline Academy
- Delaware Christian Academy
- Lincoln University, and
- UD’s Oser Lifelong Learning
- 11:30 am-3:30 pm Episode Art Performances by Xiamen University Performing Artists:
- Chinese folk dance
- Chinese music
- Erhu solo
- Chinese songs
- And many more . . . . . .
- 1:30pm-1:50 pm Chinese Costume Fashion Show:
Dynasty Costumes of China: featuring costumes of the Han, Tang, and Qing Dynasties, as well as Chinese ethnic clothing
Please Come and Experience Chinese Culture First Hand!
For information, call 302-831-7188 or 302-831-7190.