Art Troupe of Beijing Sport University (BSU)
The art troupe of BSU was founded in December 2005. The art troupe is capable of presenting a variety of traditional Chinese sport items and performances, such as the Dragon and Lion Dance, martial arts, softball, traditional Chinese Tai Chi, tennis, aerobics, rhythmic gymnastics, as well as modern dance, traditional dance, dance sport, etc.
Since its founding, the martial arts team of the troupe has given performances in 22 countries and many regions throughout the world. They have performed before the President of the People's Republic of China, Xi Jinping, Vice Premiers of the State Council Wen Jiabao, Zhang Gaoli, Li Yuanchao, Liu Yandong and other esteemed leaders. They also participated in the Opening and Closing Ceremonies of 2008 Beijing Olympic Games and Paralympic Games, the 60th anniversary of the establishment of the People’s Republic of China, and other major events.
Other performances include:
- Closing ceremony for the Year of China in Russia, 24 March 2010
- Visit by Wen Jiabao, former Premier of China, in Argentina on 26 June 2012
- Ceremony for the welcoming of President of Tanzania, Jakaya Kikwete, by the President of the People's Republic of China, Xi Jinping, on 24 October 2014
- The closing ceremony for the Year of China in South Africa on 2 December 2015.