China’s Hebei University of Economics & Business
Art Troupe Makes its Successful Performance at Nepal.
On February 3rd - 7th, 2012, China’s Hebei University
of Economics & Business((HUEB) Art Troupe makes its successful performance
in the Lumbini, Pokhara , Kathmandu (Nepal Academy Hall) and KU main campus
at Dhulikhel. The student artists performed songs, dances, acrobatics,
magic and ensembles of Chinese traditional folk music instruments erhu
and flute. They also performed Nepali song and Nepali dance. Their splendid
performances won rounds of applause and warm cheers.
Before the performance, Prof. Dr. Shen Fuping, vice president
of HUEB and head of the Art Troupe, delivered opening speech. He says
that in order to promote the cultural exchanges between China and Nepal
and celebrate the Chinese Spring Festival, at the invitation of Confucius
Institute at Kathmandu University(CIKU), which is co-established by Kathmandu
University and HUEB, the art troupe arrives at Dhulikhel to offer KU teaching
staff and students a stage of wonderful programs. During Chinese Premier
Wen Jiabao’s visit in Nepal, China and Nepal have designated that
the year 2012 is the China-Nepal Friendly Exchanges Year. And on the same
day, Nepali President Yadav inaugurated 2012 Visit Lumbini Year. He believes
that the performance will bring the new year greetings from China and
hope that the cooperation between KU and HUEB will reach a higher level.
Prof. Dr. Bhadra Man Tuladhar, Registar of KU, expresses his warm welcome
to the art troupe,and believes that the performance will be very excellent.
Prof. Bao Deyuan, director of CIKU also extended her greetings to all
the KU teaching staff and students, saying that Chinese language has been
accepted as a credit course at KU and it is free for all the KU teaching
staff and students to learn Chinese at CIKU.
The performance is a part of Confucius Institute Grand
Spring Festival Gala Nepal Tour Performance. The Gala was hosted by Hanban
(i.e.the Office of Chinese Language Council International)/Confucius Institute
headquarters, organized by Chinese Embassy in Nepal and HUEB, and co-organized
by CIKU. The art troupe made its debut on February 3rd in Siddharthanagar,
Lumbini. On February 4th the student actors and actresses from Hebei University
of Economics & Business Art Troupe gave their second show in beautiful
Pokhara, the second largest city of Nepal. And on February 6th, the student
artists performed at Nepal Academy, Kamalati. They also made a tour performance
in Bangladesh from February 9th to 12th .
H.E. Ambassador Yang Houlan and Right Honorable Mr. Parmanand
Jha, Vice President of Nepal, Honorable Mr. Dina Nath Sharma, Minister
for Education, Honorable Mr. Lokendra Bista Magar, Minister for Tourism
and Civil Aviation attended the program. Vice President Jha, Minister
Sharma, Ambassador Yang and Dr. Shen Fuping, Vice President of Hebei University
of Economics & Business Prof. gave their remarks on the function at
Nepal Academy. Confucius Institute Grand Spring Festival Gala Nepal Tour
Performance has made a good beginning of the cultural exchange between
China and Nepal in “ China-Nepal Friendly Exchanges Year”
and “2012 Visit Lumbini Year”.