On September 9, Unecon Centre for China and Asia-Pacific Region Studies celebrated 70 years since establishment of diplomatic relations between China and Russia.
Chinese and Russian students with young scientists, studying at Unecon, took part in the celebration. Thus far more than 400 Russian students are learning Chinese language and have an interest in Chinese culture and economy.
Special guest of the day was China Orient Orchestra. Musicians performed a mix of national and modern Chinese melodies, classical masterpieces and world-known hits on traditional instrument «gǔzhēng». Its history extends back about 2000 years. Flaming costumes together with unusual sounds of Chinese music, performers expression created an authentic atmosphere in the Unecon concert hall and made spectator closer to the mysterious China, China Ministry of Culture consigned China Orient Orchestra to perform in more than 50 countries, including Russia.