Sino-Slovakia Friendship Concert was held in the farm
On September 1, the eve of the Fifth Sino-Czech-Slovak Friendship Farm Foreign Cooperation Summit, the farm and Slovak Embassy in Beijing jointly held the concert. Ambassador of Slovak Republic to China Mr.Dusan Bella led the Czechoslovak Chamber Duo to the farm to show their performance. Leaders of the farm Xiong Junjie, Wang Yufen, Li Decheng had a meeting with Dusan Bella.The two sides shared the music event.
In the evening, the youth activity center was filled with the strong festive atmosphere. Students from the Sino-Slovakia Friendship elementary school sang the national anthem of the Slovak Republic and the national anthem of the People's Republic of China.
Xiong Junjie delivered a speech before the concert and he first warmly welcomed the ambassador, ambassadress and two musicians on behalf of the farm and he extended congratulations to the Slovak friends on the National Day of the Slovak Republic.At the same time, he expressed his sincere thanks to ambassador's support and assistance to Fifth Sino-Czech-Slovak Friendship Farm Foreign Cooperation Summit.
For a long time, the cultural exchanges between Zhongjie and Slovak Republic have been deepened, especially since his excellency ambassador Mr Dusan Bella took his office, he has visited the farm for many times, not only to further inherit the traditional friendship between the two sides, but also to provide Many support and help in the cultural and economic field. As a cultural link, music is an important part of our mutual communication. During the Fourth Foreign Cooperation summit last year, the teacher from Slovakia taught the students of the Sino-Slovakia Friendship Primary School to sing the Slovak folk songs, presenting them the opportunity to learn about the culture of Slovakia and open up their horizons and grow their knowledge.Finally, he wished the concert a complete success.
Ambassador of Slovak Republic to China Mr.Dusan Bella expressed heartfelt thanks and appreciation to the students of the Sino-Slovakia Friendship Elementary School for preparing them such unforgettable moments of angelic voices singing the national anthems.
He was delighted to say that today is a very exceptional day for me, because I can be with you here in Zhongjie - in the place, which is connected to Slovakia for more than 60 years through strong bonds of friendship and cooperation. The fifth foreign cooperation summit which we co-sponsored, will open soon. I hope that under the new cooperation opportunities of the One Belt And One Road initiative, the economic and cultural ties between the two peoples will be linked.Today I hope you will enjoy the concert of Czechoslovak Chamber Duo and with performance of local Chinese artists.
The Czechoslovak Chamber Duo was formed in 2004 by Czech violinist Pavel Burdych and Slovak pianist Zuzana Berešová and they will start their first concert tour in China. They have earned many accolades for their high professional standards, flawless coordination and exceptional musicality.
After the concert, Chinese and foreign guests took the group photo.The leaders of the farm at home, the heads of the enterprises, the village and community, the deputy ambassador of the Embassy, president of Slovak United industries attended the concert.