order to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the Founding of the People's
Republic of China and the 30th anniversary of the Fall of The Berlin
Wall, the concert of"East Meets The West" organized by Changchun German
School Association and Changchun American International School was
staged in Changchun American International School on the evening of
October 25th, 2019. The Consul General of the German
Consulate General in Shenyang City, the leaders of Jilin
Provincial Foreign Affairs Bureau andthe Culture and Education
Bureau of Changchun Economic and TechnologicalDevelopment Zone
Management Committee attended the concert.
started with "Full of Joy", a kind of traditional folk music with
ajoyful melody full of jubilation. Subsequently, other examples of songs
such as"Every Step Higher", "Full Moon and Blooming Flowers" were
performed. After the Folk music, "Mozart Serenade","Hungarian
Dances" and other classic symphonic music repertoires were staged. The
gentle and sonorous symphonies, cooperate with our Chinese ancient folk
music, as if to take us to roam in the east and the west culture, let us
to understand and appreciate different experience from these beautiful
classic interludes in some movies such as "Captain America", "Scent
ofWoman" and "Spirited Away" were unforgettable. Each music
repertoire was about a story and each melody represented memory. "Heroic
Polonaise in A-flat minor" and "Habanera" were played by two parents
which made the atmosphere unforgettable. It perfectly ended with"My
Motherland and me" jointly performed by all musicians.
to the beautiful music there was an art and photography exhibition
which were hosted by Benny Kharismana, an art teacher of Changchun
American International School and a student’s parent of our school Mr.
Andreas Kelske. The third-generation clay figurine Zhang of Guandong was
also invited to make clay sculptures for everyone. It also greatly
enriched the concert night activities and brought the audience both
auditory and visual enjoyment.
the concert, a full minute of applause to everyone left a deep
impression. Musichas no national boundaries and the culture is the
treasure shared bycivilizations. Notes to each other all over the world
are interlinked, but isnot the same. We explore a way of different
civilizations, and the music is a microcosm of culture.
Let us lookforward to more exciting activities of CAIS!