Presentation on theme: "2014 NSW Public Schools China Music Tour Proposal Presented by : NSW Department of Education and Communities & Australia China Cultural Exchange Centre."— Presentation transcript:
2014 NSW Public Schools China Music Tour Proposal Presented by : NSW Department of Education and Communities & Australia China Cultural Exchange Centre
More than 15 years involvement in students exchange Working partner of the Expanding Horizons Gala Concert Program Established sister schools between Chinese and Australian public schools Successful annual exchanging trips to China since 2010 Firm connections with Chinese Government Educational Authorities in major district such as Shanghai, Beijing, Nanjing, Yangzhou and Chengdu etc NSW Education Dept. Chinese Language learning materials supplier Strong Collaboration with top Chinese travel agents – CITS & CTS About Australia China Cultural Exchange Centre
2014 China Music Tour 14 th Sept.– 25 th Sept. Shanghai – Nanjing- Yangzhou-Beijing
Highlights in Shanghai Explore the largest city in the Asia Pacific Region Exchange performances with local schools River Cruise to enjoy night lights
Explore ancient capital city Music performance together with local students Experience Chinese boarding school life Highlights in Nanjing
Highlights in Yangzhou Glimpse the peaceful of Grand Canal City Visit a local public school and a mini musical concert Enjoy beautiful gardens and one of top Chinese cuisine styles
Highlights in Beijing Capital City of China Exchange performances with hosting school Enjoy natural and historic landscapes Great Wall, Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven, Summer Palace and many more
Through Performing Arts Exchange Communication beyond language and borders
Participating Chinese Schools for Performing Arts Exchange Shanghai: – Shanghai Yanan High School – and schools from Changning District Nanjing: – Nanjing Zhonghua Middle School – Nanjing No.1 High School – Nanjing No.9 High School Beijing: Yucai School They will be bring us Chinese folks orchestra, dance, symphony orchestra, vocals and many more~
Proposed performing venues Exchanging performances are arranged by local Government Education Bureaus Venues may be in either public halls or school halls In Shanghai, the proposed venues are: Childrens Palace of Shanghai Changnin District
Proposed performing venues in Nanjing People's great hall of Nanjing Nanjing Zhonghua High school
Proposed performing venues in Beijing Childrens' palace of Xicheng district Beijing Yucai High school
Schools activities Experience Chinese students daily lives Workshops for Chinese painting, traditional instrument, handcrafts, etc.
Proposed Itinerary Day 1 (14 th Sept., Sun.) Sydney - Shanghai (via Guangzhou with China Southern Airlines) - Meet at Sydney International Airport. - Fly to Shanghai - Transport to hotel after arrival.
Day 2 (15 th Sept., Mon.) Shanghai -Visit Pudong District M50 Arts and Creative Park -Visit local schools -Rehearsal - Concert
Day 3 (16 th Sept., Tue.) Shanghai -Stroll on Nanjing Road: the pedestrian street with shopping malls. -Visit Yu Garden, bargain for souvenirs. -River Bund walking -Night cruise on Huangpu River.
Day 4 (17 th Sept., Wed.) Shanghai - Nanjing -Transfer to City of Nanjing in the morning -Visit Nanjing Museum – 2 nd largest museum in China -Visit Dr. Sun Yat-sens Mausoleum
Day 5 (18 th Sept., Thu.) Nanjing -Visit local schools for cultural exchanges - Experience Chinese paintings & instruments etc -Rehearsal -Music performance with local students
Day 6 (19 th Sept., Fri.) Nanjing – Yangzhou – Nanjing -Day tour to Yangzhou City -Visit Ge Garden -Visit Slender West Lake
Day 7 (20 th Sept., Sat.) Nanjing -Visit Hongshan Forest Zoo -Visit Yunjing (Embroider) Research Institute -Visit Zhonghua Gate -Visit Confucius Temple with more than 1000 years.
Day 8 (21 st Sept. Sun.) Nanjing – Beijing -Catch bullet train to Beijing in the morning -Visit Temple of Heaven after arrival.
Day 9 (22 nd Sept. Mon.) Beijing -Visit Great Wall: the Chinese Landmark -Schools exchange activities
Day 10 (23 rd Sept., Tue.) Beijing City sight-seeing: -The Forbidden City, Olympic Park, Tian An Men Square
Day 11 (24 th Sept., Wed.) Beijing - Sydney Via Guangzhou (China Southern Airlines) -Visit Summer Palace in the morning, -Then transfer to Beijing Shoudu Intl Airport heading back to home. Day 12 (25 th Sept., Thu.) Sydney -Meet parents at Sydney Intl Airport.
Transportation Air Flights Sydney – (Guangzhou) – Shanghai Beijing – (Guangzhou) – Sydney Tour Coach Shanghai – Yangzhou – Nanjing Bullet Train Nanjing – Beijing
Accommodation Shanghai/Beijing: 3\4 Stars Hotels with hot buffet breakfast Nanjing: International Students Apartment in Yangzi High School with Breakfast in canteen
This Concludes tonight's presentation please do not hesitate to bring up any questions Thank you !
Student Cost 6/3/2014 The cost of this tour is A$3,500.00 per student with share accommodation. Package Inclusions: 1.International Return Airfares Economic class incl. Sydney, and China Airport Tax. 2.Domestic train tickets return between Nanjing and Beijing. 3.Full Accommodation at 3 or 4 stars Hotel on Twin Sharing with Daily Buffet Breakfast when on the tour to Shanghai, Yangzhou & Beijing; Up to 4-share school apartment with western style toilets in Nanjing. 4.3 Meals per Day Including Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner. 5.Transportation between cities and in the cities including Luxury air conditioned coaches. 6.Extra vehicle for transporting instrument and luggage in cities of China. 7.Friendly English Speaking Tour guide. 8.Park and Activities Admission Fees Listed in Itinerary. 9.Tips to the Tour Guide and Coach Driver Also Included: 1.Visa Application Fee: A$98.50 Per Person for Single Entry for Australian Passport. 2.Overseas Travel Insurance. Under age of 50 for 12 days as at year 2013. Parent tour: The cost of this tour is A$3,500.00 per person with share accommodation. Single supplement: A$450 (minimum required number 15ppl)
Proposed Payment Schedule 6/3/2014 Initial Deposit: A$500 Due Fri, 7th Feb, 2014 Second Payment: A$1,500 Due Fri, 23rd, May, 2014 Final Payment: A$1,500 Due Fri, 1st, Aug, 2014