2015 Stone Karaoke LightReal Music Festival: Celebrating 5th Anniversary of CIWA

由华盛顿州孔子学院(CIWA)赞助、华盛顿大学中国学生者联谊会(uwcssa)主办的2015 Stone Karaoke LightReal Music Festival 于5月10日在Space Needle Amphitheater举行,此次音乐节是华盛顿州孔子学院成立五周年的主要庆祝活动之一,有400多名观众以及许多在西雅图地区生活的华人华侨都慕名前来参加此次音乐节。音乐节以其中美音乐的结合与碰撞以及绚丽的舞台灯光得到了观众们的高度好评,音乐节相关微博浏览量更是高达10万。

Bellevue市长Conrad Lee莅临现场向观众致辞,他表达了对传播中国文化的高度热情并表示会一如继地支持此类推动中美文化交流的活动。

参与音乐节演出的有西雅图本地的美国乐队,有由华盛顿大学生和西雅图华人组成的乐队,以及中国著名的流行乐队“逃跑计划”。整个音乐节中观众享受到了英文摇滚与中文摇滚歌曲的碰撞与融合。同时,也让大家对东西方文化有了更深入的了解。演出的最后一个小时,“逃跑计划”的出场点燃了全场,大家一起欢呼。最后,音乐节以一场“夜空中最亮的星”大合唱中圆满落幕。

 

As one of the important celebrations for the 5th anniversary of the Confucius Institute of the State of Washington (CIWA), the LightReal Music Festival organized by UWCSSA, sponsored by CIWA was successfully taken place on May 10th at the Space Needle Amphitheater. There were over 400 audiences attended the festival including international Chinese students and overseas Chinese in the Greater Seattle Area. With a perfect fusion of Chinese and American music, and stunning stage set-ups, the festival was a great success. The number of views of posts about the festival on Weibo exceeds 100 thousand.

Moreover, the mayor of City of Bellevue Conrad Lee joined the festival and gave a speech to show his support to this music festival. He saw this festival as an important opportunity to enhance the cultural exchanges between China and the U.S., and thus granted his great support and enthusiasm towards this music festival, and future cooperation and exchanges.

There were many bands performed at the music festival, including Seattle local bands and the famous Chinese rock band – “Escape Plan” who travelled especially from China to Seattle to attend this music festival. Well-known Chinese songs presented by “Escape Plan” fueled the last hour. And the whole event ended with every audience participating in the chore of the band’s most famous “Brightest Star”.

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