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Concert of World Great Rivers in Yangtze River Illuminates Wanzhou

By XINYI LI|Nov 05,2018

The design sketch of the stage at the concert

By Xinyi Li, EDITOR

Concert of world great rivers in Yangtze River will kick off on November 8 in Wanzhou District, Chongqing. The event, hosts being the Chongqing Municipal People's Government and the Hubei Provincial People's Government, has received worldwide attention and popularity.

The concert will illuminate the 9th China Yangtze River Three Gorges International Tourism Festival on the occasion. It will start at 19:30, and last for 90 minutes. The event will give the show both on the cruise as well as the stage at the Civic Square. It regards the city as the background, interacting with shows on decks of cruises.

The Concert Highlights the Stage

The event will be illuminated by performances of things about the large rivers’ best music. It is the connection of large rivers from the world, the Yellow River and the Yangtze River. Focusing on the Three Gorges, the event will present the gorgeous nature, culture as well as humanities. Therefore, the event will show the world “a land of natural beauty” and “a city with cultural appeal”.

Till now, there are 5 overseas performance teams, 4 domestic performance teams, and 3 individual artists—Famous Chinese operatic tenor Dai Yuqiang, Chinese singer Lv Wei and Italian famed musician Al Bano Carrisi, receive the invitation. All teams and artists will arrive in Chongqing on November 6 and prepare for the performance.

There are 3 episodes of the World Singing Contest in Yangtze River –spirit, charm, and dream. In addition, there are different performing forms in the event, including chorus, dance, symphony and so forth. Chinese choirs and artists as well as those from countries of five continents, including Ireland, Russia, the United States, etc., will give a perfect show to audiences. Moreover, the performance list will engage Yellow River CantataSong of the Volga BoatmanKatyushaMo Li Hua and so on. Furthermore, the event invites ANÚNA (known as An Uaithne, the Irish choral ensemble) to give a show of tap dance.

The singing concert will be aired on Chongqing TV channel from 21:30 on November 8, 2018, local time.

Russian Volga Choir

Russian Volga Choir

the National Chamber Choir of Ireland

The National Chamber Choir of Ireland

Mariachi Divas de Cindy Shea

Mariachi Divas de Cindy Shea

Schedule of Performance

Episode Performing Content Performing Forms Nationality
Prologue The Three Gorges is Beautiful and Picturesque Vocal China
Spirit The Song of Fisherman Cappella Ireland
Jasmine Flower Chorus Ireland
Song of the Volga Song and Dance Russia
Kalinka Song and Dance Russia
The Chorus of the Yellow River, Selections Song China
Charm Wanzhou, From the Pictures Song and Dance China
Carousel Song and Dance The United States
Party in the USA Song and Dance The United States
Sinaloense Female Chorus Mexico
OYE Female Chorus Mexico
Wakawaka Primitive Folk Song and Dance Africa
Dream The Three Gorges, My Hometown Song and Dance China
The Song of the Yangtze River Song China
Nessun Dorma Song Italy and China

The analysis diagram of the visual effect of the stage


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