Overseas Chinese in Southern California celebrated the 65th anniversary of the establishment of the People's Republic of China and the 35th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between China and the U.S. and the "Large-scale Show Beauty of China National Opera & Dance Drama Theater" was held by Chinese American Federation at San Gabriel Mission Playhouse in the evening of September 12 (Wednesday).
Chinese Deputy Consul General in Los Angeles Sun Lushan watched the show. He represented the Consul General to appreciate the organizers Chinese American Federation and China National Opera & Dance Drama Theater and all performers. Sun Lushan indicated that this show fell upon the 35th anniversary of the establishment of Sino-US relation and he believed that this show not only further improved the cultural and humanity communication between China and U.S.A. but also helped improve the mutual understanding, friendship and trust between people in these two countries. He wished everyone all the best.
Chinese Deputy Consul General in Los Angeles Sun Lushan
Photo of Chinese Deputy Consul General in Los Angeles Sun Lushan; President Theater Tao Cheng and Vice President Xu Liqiao of China National Opera & Dance Drama; Chairman Cai Chenghua, Director Li Shechao, Secretary General Li Li, Li Lanping and others of Chinese American Federation......and representatives of the Federation: Yu Zhongxia, Zhang Jun, Zhou Meimei, Huang Dongping, Dong Fuxin.....
Zhang Jun, a famous host and barrister of US federal courts and Chen Xiaoduo, the singer of Chinese American Federation hosted the show.
Zhang Jun (left) and Chen Xiaoduo (right) hosted the show.
On the day of the show, all seated at San Gabriel Mission Playhouse were occupied and thousands of audiences on behalf of communities in Los Angeles watched this wonderful performance. China National Opera & Dance Drama Theater brought the audiences with the performance Beauty which rocked the Playhouse. The performance included dance, Suona solo, flute solo, male vocal solo, female vocal solo, Jinghu solo, duet of Guzheng and Pipa, male dance solo, percussion music, male and female vocal duet......and others, totally 20 wonderful performances each of which had different meaning. Artists present their professional levels on the stage and made the audience immersed in this wonderful visual feast.
Introduction of the Show
The dance South Beauty of China National Opera & Dance Drama Theater lifted the curtain. Then, Sun Chubo who won the Excellent Performing Award in CCTV Ethnic Instrument TV Competition performed a flute solo Riding Fast To Carry Provisions, Mo Xiaofeng who won the golden prize in the 13th Peacock Award National Vocal Music Competition performed a female vocal solo Liuyang River, the dance of China National Opera & Dance Drama Theater Pottery Workers, Huang Hexiang who is a national Grade 1 actor with gold disk awards and famous singer performed male vocal solo Jiumei and Cheering for Victory, Xisiriguleng who was one of top ten in the TV Show China's Good Dance performed dance solo the Pursue of Heart, Wang Yan, a national Grade 1 actor and member of Chinese Musician Association performed a female vocal solo I Love You China and other programs.
Head of Opera Troupe of China National Opera & Dance Drama Theater Tian Yan (left) and the famous soprano Chen Xiaoduo (right) sang Drinking Song.
The famous soprano Chen Xiaoduo sang Carmen, Hu Yang who won the gold medal of Tao Li Cup performed a male dance solo Dance with a Widely Joyful Song, and Chen Xiaoduo and Tian Yan sang Drinking Song which activated the climactic moment and received thunderous applause.
At the end of the show, the audiences stood and applauded and were reluctant to leave. Many of them said that they hoped there would be more such high-quality show to be presented in the future.