With a beat of gong, the 3rd “Dongfang Huihu Cup” Collegial Drama Festival kicked off at Dushu Lake Culture and Arts Centre, SIP’s Dushu Lake Science & Education Innovation Zone (DLSEIZ) on Nov 27. Over 800 people from local higher education institutions participated in the opening ceremony.
Sponsored by DLSEIZ Administrative Committee, the festival is aimed at offering local college students chances to showcase their talents in drama and express their views and dreams through their works.
The students’ drama troupe from Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University gave the opening show which consisted of three short plays and a pioneering physical theatre that features storytelling primarily through physical movement. The students’ performances received high praise from the audiences.
It is reported that seven college students’ troupes are scheduled to give nine performances in a competition, and there will be salon sessions, classic drama appreciation sessions and a closing and award ceremony later this month.
December 1, 2020