Concert marking new school year kicks off in Jimei
chinadaily.com.cn| Updated: Sep 23, 2019
Students take a selfie before a concert at the Xiamen Academy of Arts and Design at Fuzhou University, in Xiamen on Sept 21. [Photo/people.cn]
A concert celebrating the new school year kicked off at the Xiamen Academy of Arts and Design at Fuzhou University in Xiamen's Jimei district, in Fujian province, on Sept 21.
The concert was also staged in celebration of the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China. The event featured instrumental performances, dance performances and choral works, vividly demonstrating the rich talent of the students.
More than 2,000 students from schools in Jimei participate in the concert on Sept 21. [Photo/people.cn]
Jimei district, known for its culture and education, has more than 10 universities, colleges and technical secondary schools, with over 100,000 teachers and students.
Over the past two years, Jimei has organized more than 100 performances, providing an opportunity for students with a dream to make music to get on stage, while boosting links among students from different schools.
According to the organizers, more than 2,000 students from schools in Jimei participated in the event.