Amid fabulous performances, the culture of different nations of Asia has come alive on the stage of the National Stadium in Beijing of China. The artistes of different countries of the continent have brought their own culture alive at the Asian Culture Carnival on Wednesday evening.
China Media Group (CMG) has arranged the carnival on the sidelines of the ongoing Conference on the Dialogue of Asian Civilizations (CDAC).Chinese President Xi Jinping and his wife Peng Liyuan, alongside with the leaders of countries and international organizations and their spouses attended the CDAC, enjoyed the magnificent cultural extravaganza.
With the theme of Celebration of Youth, Dream of Asia, More than 30,000 performers from Asian countries took part in 15 performances at the much-awaited gala night. Thousands of guests from 47 Asian and other countries participating in the CDAC have witnessed exquisite performances at the carnival.
A number of haunting performances of songs, dances and martial arts have mesmerized and immersed the audience into Asian culture for a few hours.The premises of the stadium and its surroundings have turned festive and wore a splendid look on the occasion of the much-hyped carnival. The presence of a huge number of foreign guests and presentations of cultural shows of different nations have given the Beijingers a true flavor of multinational festivities.
With the superb performances of Asian culture, the artistes from different nations have held the audience spellbound at the event. They have really put life into the carnival by showing their mettle in different artistic performances on stage.
The exquisite performance of Chinese living legend Jackie Chan to the rhythm of a hit number has brought additional excitement to the audience. The Chinese cultural prodigy has earned a huge round of applause from the beholders by sending waves of joy and ecstasy through the audience by his artistic flair at the event.
The knot of spectators have also cheered the other artistes to the echo while they were rendering their spectacular performances. The audience has also added an extra dimension to the carnival with their energetic responses to the extraordinary performances of Asian culture. Alongside with professional artistes of China and other Asian countries, several talented amateur artistes have also delighted the audience by their excellent performances at the carnival.
Seddiq Hussainy, a journalist from Afghanistan, told the Daily Sun that the awesome performances overwhelmed him and he was happy to witness culture of many nations on a single stage. ‘Stunning cultural shows of different nations have taken me to the respective countries and as if I were immersed into that culture during the carnival,’ he added.