Danzhou, Hainan, China, February 1st, 2024 – Shaoren Gou, International Arts News–On January 31, 2024, the second Hainan Province Artists' Spring Festival Gala, jointly organized by the Hainan Artists Promotion Association and the Special Zone Digest Newspaper, unfolded like an artistic feast at the Hainan Tropical Botanical Garden (Danzhou area). Wu Mian, the head of the Special Zone Digest Newspaper, expressed at the event that the gala, themed "Artistic World • Splendid China," aimed to showcase the outstanding talents of the Hainan Province Artists Promotion Association while delivering best wishes for the new year.
The opening theme song of the Liulaogen Grand Stage, like sparks of music, instantly ignited the enthusiasm of the audience. Following that, a series of colorful and dazzling artistic performances took the stage, including qipao shows, dances, singing, instrumental performances, etc., each one a heartfelt tribute to art by the artists.
Among the numerous performances, the exquisite craftsmanship and unique designs of the Li Jin qipao show captured attention, leading the audience into a feast of fashion. The 7-year-old Zeng Zhiqi impressed the audience with a skilled performance of "Whip Cracking Horses Carrying Grain," earning enthusiastic applause. The solo singing of the child, "Beijing Teahouse," performed by Jing Guanxin, added a touch of freshness to the gala. The Danzhou Folk Tune, with its unique regional style, attracted the audience, showcasing the charm of traditional Hainan folk music.
At the climax of the gala, Gu Jian, the president of the Hainan Artists Promotion Association, delivered a passionate speech, thanking all artists and audiences for their support and promising continued efforts to promote the development of cultural and artistic endeavors in Hainan Province. She expressed the commitment to present more exciting artistic works to the audience.
The second Artists' Spring Festival Gala with the theme "Artistic World • Splendid China" is not only a tribute to the artists of Hainan Province but also a passionate wish for the new year. This vibrant night not only showcased the charm of Hainan Province artists but also injected vitality into the new year. The Hainan Artists Promotion Association will continue to infuse new energy into Hainan's cultural and artistic endeavors with its unique artistic charm.
Adhering to the principle of "the more ethnic, the more global," this event also aligns with the construction goals of the international free trade port on Hainan Island. The 2024 Hainan Rural Art Festival and the second Artists' Spring Festival Gala, jointly organized by the Hainan Artists Promotion Association and the Special Zone Digest Newspaper, kicked off on the dreamlike large lawn of the Hainan Tropical Botanical Garden. President Gu Jian, Editor-in-Chief Wu Mian, and Honorary President Zeng Ying delivered speeches, marking the beginning of this grand event.
Amid the festive atmosphere of "Joyfully welcoming the Spring Festival, celebrating the Lunar New Year," the theme song of the Liulaogen Grand Stage on Haohua Island ignited the atmosphere, and the host announced the formal start of the gala. Following this, the Tu Jia ethnic dance "Pastoral Song" from the Haibin New District outlined a cheerful scene of production and life, immersing the audience in a vivid painting. The performance of "Hymn to Heroes" by the Sanya Haihong Art Troupe touched the audience with the brave stories of the soldiers .
The Jinghu solo "Deep Night" by the Danzhou Peking Opera Ticket Holder Association, with its gentle and melodious melody, allowed people to feel the profound cultural heritage of the national essence. Zeng Zhiqi's flute solo "Whip Cracking Horses Carrying Grain" transported people back to 1969, depicting the cheerful scenes of horse-drawn carriages after a bumper harvest.
The Tibetan dance "Tsering Lasso," performed by Liu Yuan and Wang Zilin, took the audience to the distant Tibet, experiencing the mysterious and longed-for land. Fang Jucai's performance of "Zhu Bajie Carrying His Wife on His Back" on the Bajiaoye showcased a unique traditional instrument performance.
In addition, various exciting programs such as the qipao show "Li Jin • Yunchang," the newly compiled historical Peking Opera "Great Tang Princess" theme song "Pear Blossom Song," the African drum mashup "Chinese Style," and the ensemble of Chinese music "Golden Years" took turns to appear, leaving the audience amazed and refreshed.
The entire gala presented itself in a colorful and diverse form, bringing the audience a sumptuous feast of art. Finally, the performance of "Danzhou Is a Good Place" by the Danzhou Yefeng Art Troupe concluded the entire event, narrating the beauty of Danzhou's scenery. As a national-level intangible cultural heritage, the Danzhou Folk Tune has been passed down since the Western Han Dynasty and is praised as a "rare flower in the southern country's art garden," adding a perfect ending to the gala.
This Spring Festival Gala not only showcased the diverse talents of Hainan Province artists but also injected vitality and hope into the new year. It is believed that in the future, the Hainan Artists Promotion Association will continue to exert its unique charm, contributing more to the cultural and artistic endeavors of Hainan and supporting Hainan's culture to reach the world. The more ethnic, the more global. This artistic and charming feast has already unfolded on the land of Hainan, adding a brilliant touch to this beautiful tropical island.
Li Jin Qipao Show
Tujia hand waving dance: "Pastoral Song"
Children's Solo: "Beijing Teahouse"
Tibetan dance: "Tsering Lasso" pas de deux
Peking Opera performance: "Pear Blossom Song", the theme song of "Great Tang Princess"
Folk Music Ensemble: "Golden Years"
Danzhou Folk Tune："Danzhou Is a Good Place"
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