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Sailing to the Future: Beihang Holds 2023 Graduation Gala
Release time:June 15, 2023 / Lu Meili

On the evening of June 11, with the theme “Sailing to the Future”, the graduation gala for the 2023 graduates of Beihang University was held in the gymnasium of Xueyuan Road Campus. More than 3,000 people attended the event, among which were Beihang leadership including Party Secretary Zhao Changlu, President Wang Yunpeng, Vice President Zhang Hailan, Deputy Party Secretary Cheng Bo, and faculty representatives from relevant departments, schools and colleges, as well as 2023 graduates. Together they looked back on the wonderful memories on campus and extended their best wishes to the graduating students.

The gala features three chapters, including “The Stars Converging - Youth”, “Seeking in the Firmament - Spirit” and “Building the Dream - Ideal”. Through the wonderful performances, students demonstrated their utmost passion towards heading on a new journey and their firm belief to serve the country in the aerospace industry.

The gala kicked off with the enthusiastic song and dance performance “Youth” (in Chinese: Qing Chun). More than 3,000 graduates from 32 schools waved their glow sticks and shouted throughout the venue, with their banners flying high among the audience.

The first chapter, “The Stars Converging - Youth”, tells the story that students from all over the country meet at their best age, and start their unforgettable campus time in Beihang.

The second chapter, “Seeking in the Firmament - Spirit”, depicts Beihang people’s will and faith to keep exploring the space and their contribution to the high-level self-reliance and self-improvement of China’s aerospace industry through the relay of generations of youth’s endeavors.

The third chapter, “Building the Dream - Ideal”, presents Beihang youth’s aspiration to march on the new journey to realize their dreams and dedicate themselves to the nation’s aerospace cause.

The evening came to an end with the chorus of the song “Stubborn” (in Chinese: Jue Jiang) and the university anthem “Look up at the Starry Sky” (in Chinese: Yang Wang Xing Kong) by all the performers and the audience.

Reported by Wang Xinyi, Wang Shiyu, Zhang Zhewei, and Zeng Jianpeng

Photographed by Di Bailu, Zhang Zhibo, Chen Jiaheng, Qin Yuhang, and Zhang Keli

Reviewed by Li Jianwei

Edited by Jia Aiping

Translated by Lu Meili

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