PERCEPTIONS OF WESTERN CHINA – A CULTURAL EXPLORATION IN THE UK BY THE YUNNAN PROVINCE SONG AND DANCE ENSEMBLE

The amazing beauty, culture and historic significance of Western China were showcased at a week-long event at the Lowry Theatre in the Manchester. It was the first time such an event was held in the UK. The event included an exhibition, folk dancing shows and two films focusing on Tibet Autonomous Region.

NATIONAL BALLET OF CHINA’S UK TOUR

Arts of China acted as interpreters for The National Ballet of China at Manchester’s Lowry Theatre and London’s Sadler’s Wells Theatre.

“ONE BELT ONE ROAD” open day at the chinese CONSULATE-general in Manchester

As part of the “One Belt One Road” Open Day programmes hosted by the Chinese  Consulate-General in Manchester, Arts of China performed the traditional tea ceremony and various folk dance styles of the ethnic minorities residing in the regions of the Silk Road Economic Belt.  The Belt and Road Initiative is a development strategy proposed by China's paramount leader Xi Jinping that focuses on connectivity and cooperation between Eurasian countries, primarily the People's Republic of China, the land-based Silk Road Economic Belt and the oceangoing Maritime Silk Road.

“FAITH OF THE NATION GALA” IN COMMEMORATION OF THE 150TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE BIRTHDAY OF SUN YAT-SEN

12 November 2016 is the 150th birthday of Sun Yat-Sen, who was a great national hero, patriot and a pioneer of China’s modern democratic movement. This gala event of singing, dancing and drama honours Sun’s contribution to national independence, social advancement and people’s happiness, carries forward his patriotic thoughts and revolutionary and entrepreneurial spirit, consolidates unity among Chinese people and the patriotic united front, safeguards cross-Strait peace and jointly advances the country’s peaceful unification.

FOREVER FRIENDS: AN EVENING EXTRAVAGANZA CELEBRATING THE 45TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE ESTABLISHMENT OF CHINA-UK AMBASSADORIAL RELATIONS

The show consisted of a variety of acts with Chinese and British characteristics such as dance, poetry reading, Peking Opera, instrumental music, acrobatics, martial arts, Tai Chi, and performances by children, telling the story of China and the UK’s cultural exchange.

SHOW AT THE DANCEHOUSE, MANCHESTER

 

CULTURE OF CHINA DANCE COMPETITION 

In partnership with Overseas Chinese Affairs Office Of the State Council