NCFA works with Norwegian and Chinese entities within culture, education, and business with a main aim to develop sustainable win-win partnerships. NCFA is the main organizer and co-sponsor of the China Norway Reach Out 2019 Norway Program. NCFA is the project owner of China Norway Outreach Norway Program 2019.
CPAFFC is a national people’s organization engaged in people-to-people diplomacy of the People’s Republic of China. The aims of the Association are to enhance people’s friendship, further international cooperation, safeguard world peace and promote common development.
Norwegian Academy of Music (NMH) and Department of Music, Faculty of Humanities, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU)
NMH and NTNU are leading musical artistic and educational centers of Norway with leading national performers, music pedagogues, conductors, church musicians and composers. NCFA is grateful to Associate Professors Rolf Erik Nystrøm and Unni Løvlid at Norwegian Academy of Music (NMH) in Oslo and Associate Professor Trine Knutsen and Lecturer Mona Spigseth at the Music Department of NTNU in Trondheim who have provided assistance with the recruitement of young norwegian musical talents.
The Xi’An Conservatory of Music was founded in 1949, formerly known as the “Northwest Military and Political University College of Art”. The school changed its name to the Xi’an Conservatory of Music in 1960.
The conservatory includes departments in composition, vocal music, folk music, orchestral music, piano, musical education, and dance. Its attached pre-college school (grades 7-12) currently has over 5000 students.
NCFA s grateful to CPAFFC and Xi’AN Chapter XPAFFC for their work to have succesfully recruited XACOM in the China Norway Reach Out Norway 2019 program.
ERAS is an association of non-profit, organizations representing new immigrants working to ensure that can live safely in a diverse, and harmonious capital. Every summer ERAS organizes a cultural festival on the Oslo City Hall Square (Rådhusplassen).
China Norway Reach Out 2019 has been working closely with mebers of the Association and a one hour concert porgram will be developed for the opening of the festival to be held from24 to 25 August.
Verdal Kommune, Northern Trøndelag (Middle Norway) is home to one of Norway’s most active Folk Music Scene thanks to the strong local engagemnet and leadership of the Larsen Family. The basis of which comes from strong recruitement to the Musical Folk Scene through the Verdal Junior Spellemannslag (Verdal Folk Music Youth Orchestra). The group is composed of some 35 young violinists from the age of 12 to 18 and recruits musuicians from the age of 7 to 12 that aspire to be part of the youth orchestra.
The instructors in charge of folk music education have a background in the folk music environment in Trøndelag and the country elsewhere, as well as formal education from the Ole Bull Academy, the Norwegian Academies of Music. The annual activities of the cultural school and the Junior Spellemannslage are arranged with lessons and group practices that always have specific milestones. E.g. the Hilmar fFestival in the autumn, Christmas concerts, Mid-winter Dance in February, Spring concert and concluding concert in the cultural school etc.
Stiklestad is a village and parish in the municipality of Verdal in Trøndelag county, Norway. The village is mainly known as the site of the Battle of Stiklestad on 29 July 1030. Stiklestad Church is located in the village and it is assumed to have been erected on the exact spot where King Olaf II Haraldsson fell in the battle. The king was buried in Nidaros (Trondheim), canonised there on 3 August 1031, and later enshrined in Nidaros Cathedral. Following the Lutheran reformation of 1537 the saint’s remains were removed and their precise resting-place has been unknown since 1568. The Cultural Centre and Hotel is the Venue for the Festival of Olsok that commemarates the battle at Stiklestad in Spela om Heiliga Olav performed since 1954 every year in the last week of July.
LNU is the main sponsor of China Norway Reach Out 2019 Norway Program. LNU aims to promote the interests of voluntary youth organizations. LNU helps to preserve and promote the diversity allowing children and young people to choose from, and become acquainted with, different ideas and ways of working. In this way, voluntary children’s and youth organizations will take care of and strengthen the environment where self-activity and cooperation are emphasized. LNU supports all national volunteery organizations that works with youth or promote and or develop projects for youth.