Waving goodbye to 2021 and striding into the new year, on 30 December 2021 the Open University of China (OUC) held a celebration to welcome 2022 with the theme of "Forging Ahead Bravely and Creating a New Future". Members of the OUC leadership watched the performances, and Cao Guoyong, executive deputy secretary of the OUC Party Committee, delivered a speech.

The range of performances including songs and dances, plays, recitations, and celebrations of the great achievements of the Communist Party of China in the 100 years since its founding, as well as the achievements of the OUC in terms of reform and development. Faculty and staff expressed their love of the Party, the country, and the university, and displayed their eagerness to face the future.

Some faculty watched the performance on-site, while others took in the live broadcast online.


Cao Guoyong delivering a speech


A band performing The Dancing Little Blue Particles


Play - “A Beautiful Day”

Dance -“Like a Dream”

Poetry Reading-“Ode to Light (Excerpt)”


Dance -“Grain in Ear”


Sketch comedy - “A Senior Student in My Family”


Cheongsam show and chorus-“Bringing Mother to School”


Mixed dance - “What Do You Know?”


Recitation and dance to music -“Jambalaya Mixed English Songs”

Dance - “A Girl Protector Comes to the Green Apple Paradise”


Creative dance -“Genie Dance”

Fashion show - “The Family of the Chinese Nation”

Recitation -“Become Your Best Self and Welcome the Best New Year”


Chorus -“A Sleepless Night”



 By Jin Hongyu, OUC