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Concert Natural Arts -From Tang Dynasty to Contemporary



The 7 th AGE OF LITERATI Cultural Festival


Activity IV

Concert Natural Arts -From Tang Dynasty to Contemporary

 

The 7th anniversary of the Age of Literati Culture Festival,themed Natural Arts Concert -From

Tang Dynasty to Contemporary presented by Canada One Family Network (COFN), is held on

October 7, 2022, from 7 - 10 pm at Flato Markham Theater, 171 Town Centre Blvd, Markham.

The Concert introduces multicultural and powerful Tang-style music & dance, and poetry from

Dun Huang Grottoes heritage to contemporary expression with the integration of literary

aesthetics. It is a gorgeous picture scroll of natural arts.

Canada One Family Network is an Ontario-registered not-for-profit organization, presenting

Elegant Gatherings with Wang Wei Selected Poets English Version New Book Launching, Go

Master’s Workshop and Tournament on Oct 1st


as well as virtual Art Exhibition and Poetry

Recitation programs and the themed Natural Arts Concert To Celebrate Markham Culture

Multiculturalism. (www.canadaonefamilynetwork.ca)

The celebration program is full of excitement, dragon and lion dance, Chinese symphony

orchestra, poetry recitation, poetic songs, cultural dance performances, etc. attracted thousands

of audiences to the theatre and online broadcasting. And The honorable mayor Frank Scarpitti

and Deputy Mayor Don Hamilton, Logan Kanapathi MPP, Billy Pang MPP from the City of

Markham, and retired Councilor Jim Karygiannis from the City of Toronto participated in the

concert.

“ It is a high-caliber music concert with both traditional and contemporary programs”. said

Yanyan Zhu, president of Canada One Family Network, “The traditional dance art of the Tang

Dynasty was the culmination of a new level of maturity, driven by the dance techniques of the

Han Dynasty and the convergence of Chinese and foreign music and dance in the Northern and

Southern Dynasties. The strong national power, the openness of society, and the ability to fully

absorb and integrate all nationalities and foreign cultures are the reasons for the flourishing of

the dance in the Tang Dynasty”.

The composer is also wind musician Huimin Li and the orchestra conductor is also Erhu

musician Amely Zhou. Professional musicians, dizi player Lipeng Wu, pipa player Xiaolei Yang,

guzheng player Lina Cao, zhonghu player Donghua Feng and artisans from Toronto Ya-Yue Art

Center, Hong Feng Canadian Chinese Orchestra, and Lat Yip Dragon & Lian Dance Group,

Happy Linda Dance Studio, and Global Youth Charity MC Club to present to the audience the

classical music, dance, and poetry of the literati’s Tang Dynasty.

Poetry recitation contest attracted children reciters who love Chinese poetry and prose in the

community. Expert judges Yang Jizong, Zhai Naigang, Gao Yuan, Lin Lin, Huang Guangyan

and the public professional judges gave comprehensive scores of all the reciters. Gold, silver

and bronze awards were selected for the three of the children's groups.


Thanks to the diamond sponsor Soil Engineers Ltd, Aero Future Canada, EPS Care

Technologies Inc. Greennel International, Canada Daoyin Yangsheng Center, and numerous

golden sponsors, Also more than 20 community partners, including International Photographers

Union and more than 20 media organizations giving full support to this culture and art festival.


“We couldn’t have held this festival without the continuous support from our community

sponsors, local businesses, and local artists,” said Yanyan. “I would also like to thank Heritage


Canada, the Government of Ontario, and Celebrate Markham for providing us funding, and

supporting Canada’s multicultural heritage.”

Canada One Family Network and community partners have involved more than 50 sponsors,

businesses, and ethnic communities from Markham, Scarborough, and the GTA to promote

local economic and cultural activity in recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.


Please visit www.canadaonefamilynetwork.ca for further information



 

由加拿大一同家园文化中心(Canada One Family Network, COFN)主办的第七届文人

时代文化艺术节主题自然艺术音乐会-从唐朝到当代,于 2022年10月7日晚上 7 点至 10 点

在万锦剧院 Flato Markham Theatre举行。音乐会将多元文化和大唐乐舞,以及敦煌石窟

遗产中的诗意和乐舞融合当代文学美学表达, 形成一幅道法自然文人艺术画卷。

该机构是安大略省注册的非营利组织,本届艺术节举办的活动包括王维诗选英文版新书发

布会、围棋大师工作坊和比赛,网上书画艺术展和诗歌朗诵活动,以及主题为道法自然文人

艺术的音乐会。 (www.canadaonefamilynetwork.ca)

“本次艺术节的音乐会将是一场既传统又现代,具备高水准节目的音乐会”,加拿大一同家

园文化中心朱彦晏说:​​“唐代传统舞蹈艺术是在汉代舞蹈技巧和南北朝时期中外音乐舞

蹈融合的推动下,达到了一个新的成熟艺术水平的巅峰。强大的国力、社会的开放度、充

分吸收和融合各民族和外来文化的能力,是大唐乐舞蓬勃发展的原因”。

作曲家也是管乐演奏家李慧明、管弦乐队指挥也是二胡演奏家周嘉丽、中胡演奏家冯东华

、琵琶演奏家杨小蕾、笛子演奏家吴立鹏、古筝演奏家曹丽娜,联袂多伦多雅乐艺术中心

、红枫华乐团、叶浪龙狮舞团、魅力舞献舞团、环球青年慈善连麦俱乐部等演出单位将为

观众呈现唐代文人的古典音乐、舞蹈和诗歌。

诗歌朗诵活动得到社区爱好汉语诗文的少儿朗诵者的喜爱和积极参与。来自专家评委杨继

宗、翟乃刚、高原、林琳、黄广燕以及大众专业评委的综合评分,评出了幼儿组、少儿组

、少年组三个组别的金银铜奖,颁发奖牌和奖金,有五十位少儿朗诵者获得优胜奖。

本次活动感谢来自本地商业和社区精英们大力赞助。有支持中心多年的土壤工程公司、未

来航空、格林国际、EPS健康科技、加拿大导引养生中心等钻石赞助,以及众多黄金赞助

商。国际摄影师联盟等20多个社区赞助社团、华艺传媒等20多个传媒机构给本次文化艺术

节以鼎立支持。

“如果没有社区赞助商、本地企业和本地艺术家团体的持续支持,我们不可能成功举办”,朱彦晏

说,“我们与来自 Markham、Scarborough 和 GTA 的 50 多个赞助商和社区合作伙伴共同参与努

力,促进本地经济和文化活动,帮助社区从 COVID-19 大流行中恢复。同时还要感谢加拿大联邦

文化遗产部、安省文化厅、万锦市文化基金给予资金帮助,大力支持文人传统文化艺术的传承和

传播,更好地保护加拿大的多元文化遗产”。








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