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Vice President Hu Sishe Attends the Opening Ceremony of Concert in Commemoration of the 25th Anniversary of Cooperation Between CPAFFC and Villa Musica

Time:2018-10-25Editor:Sun YajingResource:Department of Culture ExchangePrintingSize:LargeMediumSmall

On the evening of Oct.25, Vice president Hu Sishe Attended the Opening Ceremony of concert in Commemoration of the 25th anniversary of cooperation between CPAFFC and Villa Musica. State Secretary of the Ministry of Science, Lifelong Learning and Culture of Rhineland-Palatinate Dr.Salvatore Barbaro, Managing Director of Rhineland-Palatinate Villa Musica Foundation Dr. Karl Boeman,  President of Federation of German-Chinese Friendship Association (German: Arbeitsgemeinschaft Deutscher China-gesellschaften, or ADCG) Mr.Kurt Karst, deputy Consul-General of the Chinese Consulate General in Frankfurt Ms.Sun Ruiying.
Mr. Hu noted in his speech that the cooperation between CPAFFC and Villa Musica dates back to the year of 1993. The past 25 years witnessed establishment and growth of the Exchange Program between Chinese and German Young Musicians, which enjoyed great popularity and applause among Chinese and German audience. All the cultural exchanges drew nearer the distance of the two peoples and increased their fondness toward each other.

Vice President Hu Sishe delivered a Speech

Dr.Salvatore Barbaro, State Secretary of the Ministry of Science, Lifelong Learning and Culture of Rhineland-Palatinate extended his thanks to CPAFFC for its great support for all the exchanges and cooperation between CPAFFC and Villa Musica. He mentioned that in the past 25 years, it is music that links our two organizations, musicians and people of the two countries together. In this commemoration concert,the audience will have the opportunity to appreciate the charm of traditional Chinese instruments. He believes that the co-performance of musicians from the two countries will serve as the best proof of Sino-German friendship as well as friendship between our two organizations.

 

Dr.Salvatore Barbaro, State Secretary of the Ministry of Science, Lifelong Learning and Culture of Rhineland-Palatinate Delievered A Speech

Mr.Kurt Karst, president of Federation of ADCG said in his speech emotively that he was fortunate enough to witness the beginning of the bilateral cooperation 25 years ago. As abundant achievements have been made in the past 25 years, he extended gratitude to the guests including Mr. Hu Sishe present at the opening ceremony for their continuous cooperation with ADCG and Wiesbaden-Mainz Germany-China Friendship Association. He said that it was the unremitting cooperation that further increased mutual trust and understanding and deepened Sino-German friendship.

Mr.Kurt Karst, president of ADCG Delivered a Speech

After speeches, five musicians from Shaanxi Broadcasting Chinese Orchestra performed Quintet, Pipa Solo, Erhu Solo and co-performed classic pieces of music like Butterfly Lovers and Gardenia with the German musicians from Villa Musica. The audience appreciated the concert highly. 

During the visit of the Chinese Orchestra to Germany, they will also host concerts in Schloss Engers, Herdorf, Schloss Hambach and so on.

 

 

 

 

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