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Judy's Music School of Toronto selected to send music students to perform in Beijing
The China Trade Commission invites five international schools to participate in Beijing cross-cultural talent show for kids including gifted musicians from JMS
Other performing art schools that are invited to participate are CIS of Beijing, Harrow of the U.K., Encore from the USA, National Arts Academy of South Korea, and Windsor Music Academy of Australia.
The nine foreign students will each have five minutes to perform a classical or contemporary piece on their instruments before China's Minister of Culture and the Mayor of Beijing. along with other Beijing VIPs who will also be supporting Beijing's most talented youth from local communities and the Haidian Children's Palace, which is Beijing premier music school. The Beijing Children will play traditional Chinese instruments including the Erhu, Pipa, Guzheng, and Bamboo Flute, as well as entertain the audience with traditional Chinese Dance and a Martial Arts demonstration.
"This will be an exciting event for all the kids who although they may speak in different tongues, all share the common bond of music and dance" explained Zhang. When contacted at her music academy, owner Judy, who herself was a child prodigy pianist at age 4 in Korea, said "I am deeply honored to be invited, but selecting just three of our students will be extremely difficult since we have over 40 capable of giving such a professional recital. I will ask my teaching staff to help me with this agonizing task".
The two hour show will be covered by Beijing TV and attended by some 500 Beijing VIPs. "We hope we can bridge China to the West through our children's love for the performing arts" explained CTC's Executive Director Anthony DeMarco". The show will also feature a live stage production of "Prometheus"
Paul Zhang concluded today's dkiyt press conference by saying " The China Trade Commission is proud to be the sponsor of this special event, and we look forward to meeting a lot of proud parents from around the world"!
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The China Trade Commission was established in 1996 during the Clinton era in Hong Kong to facilitate and help fund joint ventures between East and West small businesses and entrepreneurs. Current membership world-wide exceeds 100,000 members from 27 countries. The CTC also provides comprehensive due diligence and arbitration services for its members. The CTC does not accept unsolicited business plans nor phone calls without first receiving a completed membership application. To date the CTC has facilitated almost $3 Billion of project and JV funding since 1996 and is staffed by two dozen multi-lingual business development specialists.
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