Song and Dance Theater in Nanjing City
In the framework of the celebrations for the Chinese New Year, the Embassy of the People’s Republic of China in Cyprus, présents the art group Song and Dance Theater in Nanjing City.
Song and Dance Theater in Nanjing City (SDTNC) is a group of more than 100 professional performers, including a lot of performing artists with senior national technical titles. Since 1988, it has completed performance tours to more than 20 countries/regions, including the United States, Germany, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Belgium, France, Malta, San Marino, Portugal, Switzerland, Sweden, Russia, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Romania, Bulgaria, Czech, Egypt, Ghana, Coate d'Ivoire, UAE, Morocco, Australia, Israel, Japan, Hong Kong and Taiwan.
During the past 50 years, SDTNC has won numerous international, national, provincial and municipal awards. Its Jasmine and Fragrant Plum and Jumping Fish won the Golden Prize of the First National Dance Competition.
Its Spring Breeze Is Here Again won five Golden Prizes for composition, performance, music, dancing and costume of the 3rd Jiangsu Dance Competition, and the Silver Prize of the National Dance Competition held in September of the same year.
In 2005, its Charm of Nanjing, a grand musical, dancing and poetic show about the 2,400-year history of the ancient city was performed more than 100 times at Nanjing Culture & Art Center, setting a new record in Nanjing's performance market. In fact, its approval rate among domestic and foreign audience was equally impressive, too. SDTNC was Special Award winner of Nanjing Municipal "Five Top Awards".
In 2006, appointed by Ministry of Culture, SDTNC led the Chinese artist group to North Korea for the "April Spring International Art Festival". Its dance programs Drum Beats, Love in Kangding, soprano performance by Liu Yuanyuan and a number of other programs won 8 Golden Prizes in total.
In the 2009 CCTV New Year's Gala, SDTNC's grand dance performance Butterfly and Flower won the first prize of "Favorite Programs of Audience Nationwide".
In 2014, SDTNC's performance on the opening and closing ceremonies of the 2nd Youth Olympic Games received extensive approval.
In addition, SDTNC often performs for visiting foreign state or government leaders, and provides regular charity performances and special evening parties each year. In fact, it is an art group generally recognized both for its spectacular performance and for its devotion to charity activities.
Into the new era, SDTNC will continue to do its best, and to introduce more innovations. While trying to lift its artistic level to new heights, it will take every action possible to meet market demands. Its ultimate aim is to provide the audience with more high-quality entertaining programs!