China and Japan New Year Concert Held in Beijing
In order to commemorate the 45th anniversary of the normalization of the diplomatic relations between China and Japan, China and Japan New Year Concert sponsored by the Chinese People’s Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries (CPAFFC) and China-Japan Friendship Association (CJFA) was held in the evening of February 10th in National Center for the Performing Arts. Over 120 people including Mr. Tang Jiaxuan, President of CJFA, Mr. Song Jingwu, Vice President of CPAFFC, Mr. YOKOI YUTAKA, Japan’s Ambassador to China, were present.
During the concert, the Chinese and Japanese youth pianists performed classic music in superb skill, such as The Girl With the Flaxen Hair and Chopin Scherzo No.2, as well as other piano music reflected the two countries’ culture, such as Silver Cloud in A Moon Night and Sakura, which got praise. KAWAI Foundation for Musical Education and China-Japan Friendly Exchange also organized the concert together with CPAFFC and CJFA.