|Yu Feng, Secretary of NUA’s Party Committee, was invited to attend the 13th “Taoli Cup” comprehensive report performance and received the award of “Excellent Organization Unit”|
On August 16, the Onsite Final Evaluation & Achievements Exhibition of the 13th “Taoli Cup” National Dancing Education Performance of China dropped the curtain. The comprehensive report performance Taoli Yiyi was performed in the Beijing Exhibition Theater, together with other works, all of which amounted to nearly 40. Lu Yingchuan, member of the Party Group and Vice Minister of Ministry of Culture and Tourism, You Jun, member of the Standing Committee of Beijing Municipal Party Committee and Secretary of Education Working Committee of Municipal Party Committee, Liu Yuhui, Vice Mayor of Beijing and Chairman of Beijing Disabled Persons’ Federation, attended the activity. Yu Feng, Secretary of NUA’s Party Committee, was invited to attend the activity and received the honorary certificate of “Excellent Organization Unit”.
NUA’s 10 works were selected in “Taoli Cup” this year, including 4 Chinese classical dances, 2 Chinese folk dances, 1 ballet, 1 modern dance, 1 group dance and 1 teacher’s excellent course respectively, setting a new record high along NUA’s history and ranking the top among art colleges and universities nationwide. Xu Hua, a contestant of the young women’s group of Chinese folk dance, was awarded “Excellent Performing Talent”, and Guan Jian, Shan Chuan and Zhou Mengying, her instructors, were awarded “Excellent Instructor”; the original work See Leisurely... and Dancing with Snow in Pine Trees were awarded “Excellent Drama (Program) and Director”.
NUA laid special emphasis on the performance of “Taoli Cup”. Since the release of activity agenda at the beginning of this year, NUA’s main leaders and divisional leaders put forward instructions and requirements for the preparation work for many times. Under the overall planning of the Art Creation Department, the Dance Academy organized the event actively and experts including Professor Yu Ping offered guidance on the declaration and preparation of the event. Furthermore, the performing students made rehearsals with heart and soul by giving up their summer vacation. Xu Wei, Dean of the Dance Academy, Yang Jianxin, and Guo Luole, Vice Dean of the Dance Academy, led a delegation including 18 teachers and 35 students to Beijing to participate in the 8-day event, which included 226 programs and 24 teachers’ excellent courses from 64 colleges and universities nationwide. The contestants from NUA performed together with outstanding contestants from Beijing Dance Academy, Minzu University of China, The Central Academy of Drama, Shanghai Theatre Academy, Zhejiang Conservatory of Music, etc. in this event, showing their charms and skills on the stage of “Taoli Cup”.
The Achievements Exhibition of the “Taoli Cup” National Dancing Education Performance of China is a domestic professional dancing education exhibition activity for teenagers with the highest standard and largest scale. After the painstaking efforts of nearly 40 years, “Taoli Cup” has gained high prevalence and become an excellent brand with distinct characteristics. Many outstanding talents participating in the “Taoli Cup” have played a dominant role in China’s dance art and education circles.
Sponsored by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism and co-organized by the Department of Science and Technology Education of the Ministry of Culture and Tourism and Beijing Dance Academy, the “Taoli Cup” received the registration of contestants organized by 209 colleges and universities from 30 provinces, autonomous regions and municipalities, as well as Hong Kong and Macao and 2 overseas consulates (Los Angeles and San Francisco) since its kick-off on April 1 this year. This event involves more than 14,700 contestants and nearly 2,000 programs. On August 9-15, 250 programs passing primary selection underwent on-site performance and final evaluation in the Theater of Beijing Dance Academy, National Theatre and Erqi Theater respectively, covering nearly 1,000 teachers and students. The 7-day performance included 20 performances, which attracted more than 20,000 audiences on site and 12 million online views.
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