爱德曼·华特孔子课堂揭幕典礼隆重举行
发布人: 万强   发布时间:2016-10-09   浏览次数:1950

    2016101日下午,诺丁汉孔子学院首家下属孔子课堂爱德曼·华特孔子课堂在爱德曼华特中学大礼堂举行了盛大的揭幕典礼,来自中国驻英大使馆教育处、诺丁汉郡政府、诺丁汉大学、诺丁汉孔子学院、诺丁汉中文学校、白山公园学校联盟等领导出席了此次典礼,孔子课堂学生家庭代表、爱德曼·华特中学教师代表、当地家庭等近200名观众参加了典礼。整场活动由中国文化展示、讲话及文艺表演、剪彩仪式和酒会组成,取得了热烈的反响和圆满的成功。


图一:中国驻英大使馆教育处凤智先生讲话


    活动正式开始后,中国驻英大使馆教育处凤智先生首先致辞,他祝贺了诺丁汉孔院第一家孔子课堂的成立,肯定了孔院工作的成绩,表达了对未来诺丁汉孔院和白山公园学校联盟合作的信心,强调了语言,尤其是汉语对中学生未来发展的重要性,并祝愿爱德曼·华特孔子课堂在未来的工作中取得更多成绩。

图二:诺丁汉郡政府教育处Marion Clay女士讲话


    随后,诺丁汉郡政府教育处Marion Clay女士代表政府发表了讲话,肯定了爱德曼·华特中学今年来工作的成就,赞扬了孔子课堂给学生带来的机会,她说,孔子课堂给学生带来的不仅仅是语言学习的机会,它代表了教育和语言学习更宽阔的视野,是良好教育的一个标杆。她认为,孔子课堂的成立将使得诺丁汉郡和中国的联系更加紧密。

    图三:诺丁汉大学副校长Nick Miles教授讲话


    诺丁汉大学国际发展副校长,大英帝国官佐勋章获得者Nick Miles教授代表诺丁汉大学发表讲话,他说,孔子课堂的成立并不是一朝一夕的事情,而是建立在多年来诺丁汉和中国的友好交流的基础之上的,他认为,孔子课堂为年轻人提供的机会是不可估量的,并表示大学将继续支持孔子学院和孔子课堂的工作。

图四:白山公园联盟校长Paul Heery先生和爱德曼·华特中学及孔子课堂校长Karsten Stephan先生讲话


    最后,白山公园学校联盟校长Paul Heery先生和爱德曼·华特中学及孔子课堂校长Karsten Stephan先生发表了讲话,他们表达了学校对孔子课堂的大力支持,学校的语言教育有着深厚的基础,而孔子课堂的建立无疑为学校学生提供了更多宝贵的机会和更加广阔的前景。两位校长同时对孔子课堂教师叶李贝贝、张丹丹和黄冰老师的辛勤工作表达了高度赞扬和真挚感谢。

图五:新疆舞《阿拉木汗》


    开幕式的文艺节目也是多姿多彩,诺丁汉中文学校舞蹈队的孩子们开场一袭红裙,用热闹的新疆舞点燃了全场的气氛;爱德曼·华特中学优秀学生代表排演的舞台剧《拔萝卜》引得全场笑声不断,学生们全程用中文表演,得到了各位领导的纷纷赞赏;艺曲中英民乐坊的姑娘们以琵琶和古筝演绎了原汁原味的中国民乐,让现场观众如痴如醉,尤其是英国观众,他们对中国乐器极强的表现力和中国音乐的优美韵律表示出了极大的兴趣。

图六:由爱德曼·华特中学优秀学生代表表演的汉语舞台剧《拔萝卜》


    随后,特邀嘉宾,诺丁汉大学亚洲商务中心何敏老师为大家带来了她的原创歌曲《江城子.中秋》,这是一首海外游子表达思乡心绪,抒发壮志酬情的歌曲,情真意切,感人至深。最后,孔子课堂太极队的师生为大家带来了融合了太极和书法两种中国传统文化的节目《墨武流韵》,舒展的杨式太极犹如一卷宣纸在舞台上缓缓铺陈,刚柔并济的陈式太极犹如一点徽墨,在宣纸上肆意挥洒,节目以书法作品《水调歌头》表达了对中英两国虽远隔万里,但友谊仍如天上的婵娟一样长存的美好祝愿。


图七:孔子课堂太极队中外师生共同演绎太极书法表演《墨武流韵》


    开幕式的最后,舞台上举行了隆重的剪彩仪式和揭幕仪式。六名身着大红旗袍,手捧花球的礼仪站成一排,白山公园联盟校长Paul Heery先生宣布揭幕,来自使馆、政府和教育界的领导手持金剪,为爱德曼·华特孔子课堂进行剪彩,接着为课堂名牌揭开了红色的帷幔,台下观众热烈鼓掌,典礼宣告结束,爱德曼·华特孔子课堂正式落成。

图八:爱德曼·华特孔子课堂剪彩仪式


    此次揭幕仪式旨在遥向祖国67岁生日献礼,并纪念孔子课堂签约一周年,同时也庆祝了孔子学院12周年纪念日。揭幕仪式充分展现了孔子课堂工作成果,向当地政府官员、学生家庭展示了传统的中国文化,吸引了很多潜在的中国语言文化爱好者,为孔子课堂的长远发展提供了一个良好的开端,是一次具有纪念意义、取得圆满成功的典礼。

图九:爱德曼·华特孔子课堂揭幕典礼合影




The Opening Ceremony of Confucius Classroom at Alderman White School

  

On 1stOct. 2016, there was a grand ceremony held in the Hall of the Alderman White School to celebrate the official opening of Confucius Classroom at Alderman White School.Representatives from the Education Sector of Chinese Embassy, as well as local government, the University of Nottingham, the Nottingham Confucius Institute, the White Hills Park Federation and the Nottingham Chinese School were present at the ceremony. Around 200 people attended the ceremony including Students from Confucius Classroom and their families, teachers from Alderman White School and local families. The ceremony was consist of Chinese Culture Workshops, speeches and performances, ribbon-cutting ceremony, and drinks reception.

During the ceremony, Mr Feng Zhi from the Education Section of the Chinese Embassy, Marion Clay from the Nottinghamshire County Council, Nick Miles, OBE, Pro-Vice Chancellor for Global Engagement, and Advancement, University of Nottingham, Paul Heery, Head-teacher of White Hills Park Federation, and Karsten Stephan, the Deputy Executive Head Teacher of Alderman White School and Head Teacher of the new Alderman White School Confucius Classroom gave wonderful speeches and expressed best wishes to Confucius Classroom at Alderman White School.

The audience also enjoyed the performances very much: Xinjiang dance, Alamuhan, performed by girls from Nottingham Chinese School Dancing Group was full of enthusiasm. A short drama The Giant Turnip all in Chinese was brilliant and everyone was impressed by their mandarin. Traditional Chinese music played by girls from Euphoria China Musician Group won prolonged applause. And Taiji performance The Flow which combined two traditional Chinese cultures – calligraphy and Taiji perfectly, the performers’ movement resembling a white piece of paper unfolding on the stage as a drop of Chinese ink dances over it. That was fabulous! After that, people went to the drinks reception and enjoyed delicious Chinese food while talking to each other.

The ceremony was very successful and meaningful and it will be a good start of the development of Confucius Classroom at Alderman White School.