Intl students recite poetry in Shanghai
International students recite classic Chinese poems while showcasing Chinese calligraphy at a Chinese poetry recital in Shanghai on Nov 10. [Photo/fudan.edu.cn]
International students from universities throughout Shanghai gave a Chinese poetry recital at Fudan University on Nov 10.
A total of 18 performances were given by individuals or groups from more than 30 countries to an audience of nearly 500 students and teachers.
The students recited their favorite Chinese classics and embellished them through music, dance, and calligraphy.
The annual event, launched in 2017, is meant to connect people interested in traditional Chinese culture and help promote Chines language and culture around the world, according to the event's organizers.
More than 300 international students signed up for the event this year, which is more than last year.
Various awards were handed out at the event, including a "popularity award", "best performance award", "best idea award", and "most promising award".