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Young artists from China perform ‘Resham Phiriri’ dance in Kathmandu

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Kathmandu, 27 June – Young artists from Nanjing, China received huge rounds of applauses during a cultural showcasing in Kathmandu on Wednesday when they started dancing on one of the most popular Nepali songs ‘Resham Phiriri.  Nanjing Little Red Flower Art Troupe executed nine different fascinating cultural performances including dance on ‘Resham Phiriri’ and ‘Aja ka Hami Kopila’ in promotion event of Nanjing Culture and Tourism in Kathmandu organized by China Culture Center (CCC) in Nepal.

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“The very performances exhibited the deep rooted cultural closeness and growing exchanges between two republics linked by world’s tallest mountain. We sincerely want to promote culture of both countries to enhance people to people connectivity between Chinese and Nepali populaces”, said Xiao Jiang, the new director of CCC.

Nanjing Little Red Flower Art Troupe is a well-known children’s art troupe from China which combines both culture education and art education in its performances. The troupe has many experiences of abroad performances with high value of aesthetics.

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During the event ‘Memorandum of Understanding’ between Kathmandu Metropolis and Nanjing Metropolis of China was signed to establish a sisterly relation. Along with Nanjing, Kathmandu has already established sisterly relations with three Chinese metropolis including Chengdu, Lhasa and Xian. Nanjing with its more than 2,500 years old history, is the capital of Jinagsu province of China.

Text and pictures- Saroj Gautam

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