Miljan Bjeletic City Council Member in charge of Culture with Stefan Nikezic Mayor's Assistant in charge of Promoting Youth in Local Self-Government organized reception for the Delegation of the Province Shaanxi headed Dai Hanyun, representative of the City of Xian in charge for the International Cooperation and members of the Musical - Dancing Troop "Little Swan".
Memorandum of Friendly Relations Establishment between the Cities of Kragujevac and Xi'an People's Republic of China is signed at the beginning of 2016 followed by Twinning Chart signing in June of the same year aimed at enhancing the connections and cooperation in the area of mutual interest. Our two cities share the common history of having been capital cities as well as the cities that gave rise to industrialization, reminded Miljan Bjeletic, City Council Member in charge of Culture expressing the pleasure that the City of Kragujevac has the opportunity to host the Delegation of the City of Xi'an and Province Shaanxi with young artists from the China twin city after hosting the artists from Shanghai and Peking within cultural cooperation.
It is a real honour to host young artists and representatives of the friendly China. The wish and intention of a City management is to intensify and expand the cooperation with the cities that Kragujevac signed the Charts on Twinning, Protocols on Cooperation and Friendships, said Miljan Bjeletic, City Council Member in charge of Culture. I do believe that we will tonight see the exceptional performance and have a pleasure to watch Musical - Dancing Group "Little Swan" at the Knjazevsko Srpski Teatar, added the City Council member in charge of Culture and announced enhanced cooperation and guest performance of our artists in Xian.
Friendship and twinning of our two cities is our honour, said Dai Hanzun Representative of the City of Xian. The visit to your City arises from such relations. Young artists of the Musical - Dancing Group Little Swan will present part of our culture and tradition through music, dance, costumes and instruments.
Speaking about dancing group, Yan Zhe Art Director and teacher said that the "Little Swan" is part of the large extracurricular educational institution “Children Palace of the Municipality Lianhu" This institution has 30 years long tradition and is worldwide known, during the year 10 thousand of participants enroll different art and educational courses, said Yan Zhe manager and teacher of that Institution. "Little Swan" Group fulfills its mission of culture and art promoting through dancing and singing stage performances within cultural exchanges and competitions and visited over 33 countries and regions in Europe, America, Japan, South Korea, Africa, Morocco, Dubai, Malaysia, Singapore and Hong-Kong.
Our guests from China will perform ten dancing- singing pieces at Knjazevsko Srpski Teatar amongst which the Dance with Little Terracotta Warrior, Soul of Chinese Kung fu demonstrating martial arts. Young artists from China will perform traditional opera of the Province of Shaanxi with the dance as well as traditional Chinese erhu instrument aria.