Gone With the Fragrance of Jasmine Flowers
--Minjiang University Troupe wows New Brunswick Students
Commissioned by the Headquarter of Confucius Institute, Minjiang University Troupe presented 5 fabulous performances in New Brunswick.
The first stop of the tour was in Fredericton，the capital of New Brunswick. Jocelyne Roy-Vienneau, governor of New Brunswick, Senator Mike O’Brien and Nancy Boucher, official of New Brunswick Education attended the show and each delivered a speech. After the show, all the students in Park Street School sung the Chinese song Two Tigers together as an acknowledgement for the amazing performance of the troupe under the guidance of CaoXi, the Chinese teacher in Fredericton.
After that, the troupe went to Bliss Carman Middle School, which has no history of offering Chinese lessons. Both the teachers and the students enjoyed the show very much and they were looking forward more cooperation between CINB and Bliss Carman Middle School.
Minjiang University Troupe presented another three Chinese shows on 19 Nov 2014 and 20 Nov 2014 in Moncton. The officials of Anglophone East School District attended the show and delivered a speech.
Fantastic magic shows and eye-catching acrobatics, and fascinating singing and Chinese traditional instruments were performed on Wednesday, not in China, but the Birchmount School, attracting all the staff in that school. Happy time passes so quickly. After the show came to an end, the students could not bear the performers to leave and they were eager to see more amazing Chinese shows. White Gerhardt Heather, Principle of Birchmount School, made a speech showing appreciation to the troupe and CINB and introduced Miss Mou, the new Chinese teacher to all the staff. All the students were looking forward to meeting Miss Mou again in January.
Minjiang University Troupe performed three shows in Birchmount School, Hill crest School and Bernice McNaughton High School. The students and students all enjoyed the amazing performance.
“The singing is so beautiful that I cried,” said one of the teachers in Birchmount School.
“I read on the newspaper about the show. It was awesome. I wish my students could have the opportunity to enjoy such an amazing show.” said Webster Karla, principle of West Riverview School.
(By Cheng Yingchao)
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