The High School Affiliated to Renmin University of China(RDFZ) Performance Art Troupe consists of eight student art clubs—symphony orchestra, choir, dance team, boys’ dance team, martial arts team, aerobics team, marching band, and electronic light music team. It has more than 500 members, all of whom are junior and senior high school students aged between 13 to 17, with satisfactory academic performance and artistic aptitude at RDFZ.
RDFZ symphony orchestra has won the first prize for several times in the musical instrument competition of Beijing Student Art Festival. They won the top award four times in a row in the National High School Students Art Festival Orchestra Category in the year 2004, 2007, 2010 and 2013. In 2006, they won the Gold Prize in Orchestra Category in the 35th Vienna International Youth Music Festival.
The martial arts team has won the first prize many times for its single performance in the National High School Students Martial Arts Competition as well as the first prize for its group performance in Beijing High School Students Martial Arts Competition. The team won the second prize in 2015 and first prize in 2016 for its group performance in the National High School Students Martial Arts Championships. In 2016, the team won the second prize for its group performance in the National Traditional Sports School Competition.
In 2005, the aerobics team won the second prize for its six-people performance in the World’s Aerobics Championships. In 2007, the team won the first prize for the women’s single performance in the World’s Aerobics Championships. In 2010, it won the first prize for the six-people performance in the World’s Aerobics Championships. And in 2015, the team won the second prize for its aerobic dance in the World’s Aerobics Championships. It also won the first prize in both the junior and senior category of Chinese Middle and High School Students Aerobics Championships.
Founded five years ago, the boys’ dance team has won the first prize in Beijing Student Art Festival and Haidian District Student Art Festival for its wonderful dance performance for several years in a row.
Since its foundation in 2014, the dance team of Cui Wei School of RDFZ has participated in several competitions and earned the great reputation in many Art Festivals.
The folk music team of Cui Wei School of RDFZ has won the first and second prize of ensemble many times in Student Art Festival of Haidian District since its establishment.
Appointed by the Ministry of Culture, the State Hanban, and other national organizations, RDFZ’s Art Troupe has taken part in “China-France Culture Year”, “China-Russia Culture Year”, and “Happy Spring Festival” for many times. It has taken part in the exchange activities with the Confucius Institute for several times as well. In recent years, the art troupe has been invited to give tour performances in America, France, Austria, Russia, Britain, Greece, Australia, Spain, Germany, Czech Republic, and many other countries. As a special envoy representing Chinese culture, it brings prestige and honor to China wherever it goes, making positive contribution to international communication and understanding.
RDFZ Art Troupe American Tour 2018 mainly includes symphony orchestra, boys’ dance team, martial arts team, and also dance team and folk music team of Cui Wei School of RDFZ. This is the 12th American tour for the RDFZ’s art troupe.