China Day is an annual festival celebrating Chinese music and culture. This unique event is held at the Royal Danish Academy of Music in the autumn and is free for the public to attend.
China Day is a popular community event enjoyed by people and families of all ages and nationalities. The festive day features Chinese music concerts, workshops on iconic aspects of Chinese culture such as traditional instruments, tai ji quan (martial art), Chinese painting, calligraphy, and Chinese horoscopes. Attendees can taste Chinese food and learn about the traditional tea ceremony.
Music Confucius Institute holds the China Day festival in conjunction with the Royal Danish Academy. China Day features musicians from the Central Conservatory of Music in Beijing, China, who give wonderful music performances and interesting master classes - all with a Chinese twist.
China Day 2017
China Day 2017 was held on 30 September 2017. Our 5th anniversary was celebrated with a concert and world premiere on a piece for guitars and dizi (bamboo flute) by Danish composer John Frandsen.
In addition, the concert offered a wonderful opportunity to hear premieres of several pieces on the theme of H.C. Andersen composed by selected composer students from Central Conservatory of Music, Beijing.
For more information about China Day 2017, please see the programme (the red box). You are also welcome to follow us on Facebook.