On June 1, the Chinese Zither Day activity “National Music–Chinese Zither”, a celebration of the 70thbirthday of the motherland, was ceremoniously staged at Guiyang Confucius Academy. “I’ll wait for you in Guizhou” was played by 327 Chinese zithers. The melodious sound of the zithers reverberated over the ceremonial square, the scene was grand ... bringing a wonderful audio-visual feast to the citizens. “I Love My Motherland” by more than 300 Chinese zither players brought the performance to a climax.
It is reported that “Chinese Zither Day” is a festival for all zither lovers and a great event for zither players. The event, co-organized by Guiyang Confucius Academy, aims to spread and inherit the excellent traditional culture, promote the organic combination of Chinese traditional culture and contemporary society, let more citizens understand the beauty of traditional Chinese culture, and create a warm and strong festive atmosphere simultaneously to enrich the spiritual and cultural life of citizens.