From May 19 to 24, the 4th “The Heart of Chorus” Shanghai International Choral Festival & Competition was held. This is the first time that a choir competition was held in the international choir festival. Nearly 100 teams from Europe, Asia, Africa and countries along the Belt and Road participated in the competition. After a fierce contest, BUAA Flying Choir successfully won the silver award in Category M1 (Mixed Choirs I. Age: 30-50).
After full preparations and constant exploration, BUAA Flying Choir belted out the classic Prelude to Water Melody created by Mr. Chen Qiyang, Az ezeréves tölgy and The Joy of a Snowflake adapted from Mr. Xu Zhimo’s poem in the competition.
BUAA Flying Choir was founded in 1998 and belongs to the School of Automation Science and Electrical Engineering. The members include art-specialised students from different schools and colleges. The choir has won many awards in various competitions both at home and abroad.
Reported by Ma Tian
Reviewed by Wang Yandong
Edited by Jia Aiping
Translated by Lu Baihui