Islamabad—The Chinese Cultural Troupe here Wednesday held the audience spellbound with stunning performance of Beijing Shanshui Orchestra to mark Pakistan Day and commemorate the 65th Anniversary of Pak-China Diplomatic Relations.
Beijing Orchestra is a classical orchestra based in Beijing, China, as one of its best-known performances that unfolds Chinese history and culture. The Chinese troupe started the show with “Jeevay Pakistan” and “Dil Dil Pakistan” and presented their own popular melody “Sound of Prosperity” and “Jasmine Flower”.
The event was organized by Pakistan National Council of Arts, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Embassy of China in connection with Pakistan Day celebrations.
The show created a fascinating ambiance for audience of different ages, who got a rare opportunity to get the taste of Chinese remarkable performing art.
According to Chinese people, performing arts take the viewers on a journey of enjoyments that starts with vibrant costumes and ends with graceful stage images, harmonious musical accompaniment, and good supporting effects of props and lighting in order to bring about a fully developed stage art. Through props and floating movements in the air, the performers presented skilled movements which gave the audience an excellent demonstration of Chinese performing art.
An orchestra is a large instrumental ensemble used in classical music that contains sections of string (violin, viola, cello and double bass), brass, woodwind, and percussion instruments. Other instruments such as the piano and celesta may sometimes be grouped into a fifth section such as a keyboard section or may stand alone. The audience termed the event an excellent opportunity to know about the Chinese arts as the show served as a token of deep friendship between the two countries on economic, cultural and diplomatic levels.
The event symbolizes ever growing brotherly relations between the governments as well as the people of both the countries and will encourage cultural activity in the capital to strengthen Pakistani cultural values. It would also help boost public to public contacts of the people and give an ample way of both the nations to understand each other’s culture and traditions, said the organizers.