On the evening of December 15th, the Tsinghua International Students and Scholars’ Gala Night 2018 was staged in the New Tsinghua Xuetang.
than 200 performers from over 40 countries including Argentina, Australia,
Finland, France, Ghana, Malaysia, Peru, South Korea, and the United States
participated in the performances. Chinese and international students and
scholars from Tsinghua University, along with students from Peking University,
Beijing University of Science and Technology, Beijing Language and Culture
University and Tsinghua University Primary School, presented a brilliant evening
for the audience. 24 unique performances brought everyone to their feet.
Classical and modern dances, Eastern and Western cultures, slow and energetic
music helped to bring everyone together in a night to celebrate the New
members signing their names on the board outside the New Tsinghua Xuetang while
taking a group photo to remember the night.
members begin to fill the seats at the New Tsinghua Xuetang.
a national dance performed by Latin American students, brought the glamour and
passion of Latin America onto the stage. Schwarzman College's Su Shi Yin band
began preparing for the evening’s performance in September. Lead singer Clay
Garner said: "The International Students and Scholars’ Gala Night is very
important to Tsinghua University, just as the Spring Festival Evening is of
extraordinary significance to Chinese people." The band used a combination of
Eastern and Western music, hoping to share this joy with all of Tsinghua. "The
Drunken Beauty", performed by the Tsinghua University’s Beijing Opera Club, gave
the audience a taste of timeless quintessence. Tsinghua’s singing champion, Su
Han, along with the president of Tsinghua Rap Association, Duo Ligang, who are
known mainly for their version of Tsinghua's alma mater song, came together to
bring a masterpiece, "Shuimu Dao", and was the first show to the stage at
Tsinghua International Students & Scholars' Gala Night 2018. The song and
rap performance showed Tsinghua's style, with a unique new look, and was
applauded generously. Indian scholars Reshmita Nath and Chitra Shukla performed
an Indian dance which brought great excitement to the audience.
The MC’s from
Australia, China, Columbia, Russia and the US enter the stage to introduce to
the audience the beginning of the Gala Night.
instrumental performance called "Su"
brings extreme energy to the stage
University’s dance team member Chen Xixi brings the audience a solo dance, "Love
Letter from Afar"
The international band with members from Australia, China and South Korea sings "The Beauty of Spring"
Jazz.up!, Joker, and DK5 energizes the crowd with their dances
and Zhong Haodong brings the audience a Chen-style Taichi performance
Daria and He Xiancong uses their amazing skill to perform
University Primary School performs the skit, "Mulan Lives On"
Su Han and Duo
Ligang performs "Shui Mu Dao"
the audience an amazing song called "Nighttime Longings"
University’s Beijing Opera Club brings the audience a traditional performance,
"The Drunken Beauty"
Su Jing and
Yang Haoning play the piano and sing "La La Land"
The Su Shiyin
band performs the song, "A Love Song"
"In the Spotlight", brings the crowd to their feet
University performs martial arts called, "Nunchaku"
shows off his skill in his beatbox
You Say Wah
Say’s song "One to 21"
African students show off their culture with their African Dance
The Gala Night brought together students from all different areas of the world to enjoy a night of 24 amazing and energetic performances, as well as a night nobody will forget for a long time.
At 10pm, international students from all over the world sang the song, "New Year Greetings from the World", continuing to lift the energy of the audience and bringing non-stop cheers and applause. Together, let us savour all the wonderful memories of 2017 and welcome the coming of a brand new year in 2018!