Fostering Closer Ties Through Poetry

December 14, 2018
Editor: Wei Lingling
Fostering Closer Ties Through Poetry
Students from Shanghai High School International Division take a group picture in front of a publicity board for the ceremony ahead of their performance on Dec. 13. [Gao Erqiang/China Daily]

 

The 2018 Chinese Poetry Performance and Award Ceremony of Schools for Children of Foreign Nationals took place on Thursday at the No 2 High School of East China Normal University.

A total of 118 performances by children from international kindergartens as well as primary, middle and high schools were staged during the event.

Aimed at building a bridge for foreigner's children to understand Chinese culture, the event was co-hosted by Shanghai Municipal Education Commission, Shanghai Educational Center of Science and Art, the International Division of No 2 High School of East China Normal University, and sponsored by Bank of China's Shanghai Branch.

The performances such as Ode to Goose from the British International School Shanghai, Dream to the Silk Road from the Shanghai High School International Division, and Reciting the Past, Chanting the Present from the Baoshan Youngster Art Activity Center were some of the award-winning shows staged.

 

Fostering Closer Ties Through Poetry
Two children perform during the ceremony. [Gao Erqiang/China Daily]
Fostering Closer Ties Through Poetry
Children showcase their talent at the 2018 Chinese Poetry Performance and Award Ceremony of Schools for Children of Foreign Nationals. [Gao Erqiang/China Daily]
Fostering Closer Ties Through Poetry
Children from the British International School Shanghai perform Ode to Goose. [Gao Erqiang/China Daily]

 

(Source: China Daily)

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