On December 27, the international students’ New Year Party of “New Year in the World · Together in CSU” was successfully held in the auditorium of the south campus of CSU. Relative leaders from the Youth League Committee, Undergraduate School, Office of International Cooperation and Exchanges, Business School and School of Automation of Central South University (CSU) attended this party to celebrate the New Year with the students.
The party was opened by a dragon and lion dance of tremendous vigor by two dragon teams consisting of international students, one female and one male. The last dragon boat model of the dance impressed the audiences. The party was divided into three chapters. The first chapter was “Offering Olive Branch”, which included a chorus “Love for A Fair Maiden”by international students, who tastily sang the classic song in The Book of Songs and reinterpreted Chinese traditional culture in their own way; a breathtaking singing of the well-known songRain Butterflyby an African students’ band, among which Wang Hui, a student from the School of Architecture and Art, with the penetrating voice, guided audiences to sing together and threw the party to a new high.
In the second chapter of “Years of Relationship”, international students from seven countries showed their exoticism and vivid national styles through their dances with native features: the dance of students from Democratic Republic of the Congo fully presented African characteristics and was rewarded with cheers from the audiences; the dance performed by Russian students was interesting and lively, and won a lot of applause.
In the third chapter of “A Diversified and Harmonious World”, the magic showHappy Encounter under Umbrellajointly performed by Chinese and international students, brought down the house with its delicate conception and many lovely surprises; the medley from international students brought a dense festival atmosphere and put an excellent ending to the party. The students expressed that they had a joyful night and the party was a warm gift for the New Year.
This party sent a sincere New Year blessing to all CSU students, demonstrated the positive spirit of international students, promoted Sino-foreign cultural exchanges, enhanced the friendship between international and Chinese students, and made all international students feel warm in the big family of CSU.