CCTV.com - CNTV English - CCTV News

"I Sing Beijing" draws Mandarin learners together

08-16-2011 09:54 BJT

Watch Video

Play Video

Singing is one of the best ways to learn a foreign language, so Hanban or the Office of Chinese Language Council International has launched a new project for Mandarin learners around the world. It's called "I Sing Beijing."

20 youth vocalists from around the world ended an open-air concert in Beijing singing "I Love You China" in Chinese Mandarin. They've just finished a four-week training course in China learning Chinese and western opera. Their song list included some classics of China's modern Peking Opera.

The twenty vocalists are the lucky ones standing out from hundreds of applicants for the project "I Sing Beijing" initiated in March of this year. It's Hanban's new exploration to enrich the connotations of international Chinese language education.

"I Sing Beijing" will present a final gala concert at the National Center for the Performing Arts in Beijing on August 18th.

 

 

 

Editor:Liu Fang |Source: CNTV.CN

Hot Videos view more

The celebrations are still continuing as the victorious coach, Joachim Loew, has been honored for his achievement in his hometown of Freiburg.
Germany coach Loew honored in hometown of Freiburg

Chinese men´s national team continued its preparations for next year´s Asian Cup, as they managed a one-all draw against visitors Jordan during a football friendly in Harbin, the capital city of Northeast China´s Heilongjiang Province.
China held to 1-1 draw by Jordan

The defending world champs came into the contest with a perfect 6-and-oh record, but they would be in for a tough first half before opening things up in the second.
USA beat Slovenia 119-76 in quarter-finals

Hot Stories more

UK authorities believe killer of James Foley is a British national

Across the UK the hunt is on for James Foley’s killer, who authorities believe is a British national. As Richard Bestic reports from London, Prime Minister David Cameron cut short his summer break to lead his government’s response.

Israeli war jets renews Gaza strike as truce talks stalled

Three Palestinians were killed and 40 others wounded in the intensive Israeli war jets´ airstrikes on the Gaza city on Tuesday night, shortly before an end of a 24-hour ceasefire in the Gaza Strip,

Missouri police arrest dozens after violent night

As the protests in the town of Ferguson, Missouri turned violent with police facing ´heavy gunfire´ from some ´criminal elements´, cops fired tear gas, stun grenades and arrested 31 demonstrators on Monday night.

Picture in news more

More Video News

Choose TV Program