特色文化Distinctive Culture

2018-12-10

  江阴崇文重教的传统,绵延在春秋延陵季子三让天下的美谈中,镌刻在北宋范仲淹重建江阴文庙的碑文上,印证在以明代驻跸三百年的江苏学政衙署内,流传在刘天华《光明行》的音乐新风里。


  江阴是民乐大师郑觐文、周少梅、刘天华的故乡,是国家文化部命名的“中国民乐之乡”。每年举办以刘天华作品为主的各类民族音乐会。全市现有国乐社和民间民乐队数十个,开设二胡班34个,1500多名小学生学习二胡演奏。拥有近200名团员的天华艺术团,12次进京演出,20次亮相中央电视台,成功出访欧亚10个国家和地区。


  江阴是锡剧的重要发源地之一,票友覆盖各个年龄段,演唱活动遍布城乡,涌现出了姚澄、周东亮等一大批著名锡剧表演艺术家。目前,学校“小锡班”在全市17个镇街道20所小学全面覆盖,近4000名小学生学习锡剧表演,开展“锡剧进校园”展演150场次,9次走上央视大舞台,应邀出访韩国交流演出。2017年,江苏省戏曲进校园现场推进会在江阴召开。大型原创锡剧《徐霞客》被列为国家艺术基金扶持项目。

    

  The tradition of worshiping culture and advocating education is embodied in the legendary story, in which Prince Ji Zi, the youngest of the four sons of the King of the State of Wu, in the Spring and Autumn Period, declined the crown to his elder brother for three times. The story was  engraved in the stela inscribing the reconstruction of Jiangyin Confucius Temple, manifested in Jiangsu Bureau of County-Level Selection for imperial Examination in Ming Dynasty with a history of over 300 years, and echoed with Chinese pathbreaker music “ March towards Brightness ”by the master of folk music Mr Liu Tianhua.


    

  Masters of folk music, like Zheng Jingwen, Zhou Shaomei, Zhou Dongliang, were all born in Jiangyin and the city was designated as home of Chinese Folk Music by Ministry of Culture. Jiangyin hosts all kinds of national music festivals centered on the masterpieces of Liu Tianhua every year. At present, more than 1500 primary students from 34 classes are taking Erhu courses. Tianhua Art Group, with 200 members in total, has performed in Beijing for 12 times and appeared on CCTV for 20 times. Moreover, this group has even successfully visited 10 countries and regions in both Asia and Europe. 


    

  As the cradle of Wuxi Opera, Jiangyin has a large number of opera fans, covering all age groups and organizes relevant activities in the whole city, with the emergence of a large group of Wuxi opera performing artists represented by Yao Chen, Zhou Dongliang. The “Wuxi Opera Class” has been set in 20 primary schools with more than 4000 students learning Wuxi Opera, covering 17 administrative towns and districts in the city. Performance themed as “Wuxi Opera in Campus” has been successfully held for 150 times. The performers showed up on CCTV stage for 9 times and were even invited to South Korea to give a performance. Jiangyin was also the host city of “On-Site Promotion Meeting of Bring Opera to Campus in Jiangsu Province” in 2017. Xu Xiake, the mega and original Wuxi Opera, is listed as the project of National Endowment for the Arts.