University of Montana Confucius Insitute Celebrate

2014-03-20 12:00:00


The year of the snake has gone, while the year of horse starts. On 2nd,February, 2014, in the full and lively hall of student union in the University of Montana, the annual spring festival gala of the Confucius College in this university began as promised, presenting a banquet of Chinese culture to local students and the residents.


Besides the presidents of primary and junior schools, students, and their parents in Misura, the community residents also heard the information and swarmed to the corridors and hall gate. John Engen, the mayor of Misura, Professor Royce Engstrom, the president of the University of Montana, and Abraham Kim, the head of Mansfield Center of this university came to the spot and delivered a heated speech respectively. Box, the new USA ambassador to China, although could not come to the spot for some reason, he made a video of New Year wishes specially.


With the music, American students in Han-suit and Chinese ethnic costumes came to the stage step by step. Their costume was charming and their dance was ever-changing. The serious look and elegance behaviors calm the noisy hall with all the eyes were caught by “Mysterious China”—Chinese ethnic costume show brought by high school students in Misura, which precluded the gala.


A series of programs such as songs and dances were performed subsequently, conquering the hearts of audiences. Among them, Most Brilliant Ethnic Style by students in Hellgate high School brought the youth spirit and appeal of popular songs. Besides, Beautiful Pasture- My Family by Loyola High School and Sea-My hometown by Anne in Big Sky High School pleased ears of the audience. Familiar melody and melodious songs was filled with the feelings of the hometown, intoxicating them and making them enjoyable.