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NBC 2015 USA Tour was Widely Recognized and Well Received in New York

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July 6, 2015 (EDT), the next day after their arriving in New York, all the dancers, musicians and technicians threw theirselves into the preparations with enthusiasm.


At 15:00, the Artistic Director of Lincoln Center Festival Mr. Nigel Redden arrived at the rehearsal hall of David Koch Theater and gave all of our company a warm welcome.


In the evening, the Artistic Director of NBC Mrs. Feng Ying, deputy director Wang Quanxing, deputy director Zhang Yi and some of the NBC’s artists attended the welcome reception sponsored by China Art Foundation in New York. Chinese Permanent Representative to the UN, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Liu Jieyi, Chinese Consul-General Zhang in New York Zhang Qiyue, co-Founder and President of China Art Foundation in New York Angela Chen and representative of New York Times and other mainstream American news media were also present at the reception.


Consul-General Ms. Zhang and Ms. Angela Chen made remarks at the event. They spoke highly of the significance of Sino-US cultural exchanges, and took this opportunity to welcome all the artists from NBC and wish a great success of performance. Ms. Feng Ying also thanked the kind invitation from Lincoln Center Festival, the strong support from Chinese Ministry of Culture, China National Arts Fund, Chinese Embassy in US and Chinese Consulate General in New York and other institutions. Her special thanks went to China Art Foundation in New York for providing this opportunity to meet and talk each other. She looked forward to the mind communication with New York audience through NBC’s performances at Lincoln Center.


In the morning of July 6th, Director Feng Ying, Prima Ballerina Zhu Yan and Principal dancer Ma Xiaodong were invited to record the program of “New York Lounge” in “Sinovision Net”. They talked about the significance of NBC’s tour to USA and introduced different aspects of the upcoming performances: “The Peony Pavilion" and "The Red Detachment of Women" as well as the current situation of ballet in China. The program will be broadcast during the NBC 2015 USA Tour.


Photographer: Shi Ren, Zhang Yi





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