Greeting 2021: ECNU New Year's Concert held


The “Night by the Liwa River” concert took place in Shanghai Concert Hall on December 23.

As ECNU’s annual flagship New Year’s celebration, it was held for a successive seven years for university staff, students, alumni and partners for a night of musical inspiration and magic. 

The night began with a speech delivered by Qian Xuhong, President of ECNU, who sent New Year’s greetings to the university’s alumni and friends all over the world.

The concert was conducted by the renowned conductor Professor Chang Lin.

ECNU artists and other well-known singers performed at the concert. The songs composed by ECNUers for the university’s coming 70th anniversary also debuted.

he “Night by the Liwa River” New Year's Concert was launched in 2014 as a means to express ECNU’s gratitude for all alumni and friends throughout the globe for their energetic support in the past year and the best wishes to them in the coming new year.

Jointly hosted by the ECNU Alumni Association, Education Development Foundation and School of Music, the concert has become a special tradition for the university to ring out the old year and ring in the new year.

Author: Xu Xincheng

Copy editor: Joshua Mayfield

Editor: Yuan Yiwei


East China Normal University