Since 2010, Beijing Normal University been the organizer for Beijing International Students Night, a large scale theatrical performance. It is held annually in December and has been in the running for six consecutive years since its debut. It showcases talents from diverse culture and encourages cross cultural exchange. Students from universities across the country are also invited to perform. 6 years in the running, Beijing International Students Night have had performances by students of different universities, including Peking University, Tsinghua University, Renmin University, Beijing Language and Culture University, China Agricultural University, Beijing Dance Academy, Central University of Finance and Economics, East China Normal University, Shanghai University of Sport and other schools. Each year, there are approximately 300 performers from 70 countries and areas.
“Beijing International Students Night “not only showcases the talents of international students, it is also a platform that fosters interactions and bonding between teachers, students and faculty members. Beijing International Students Night has since become a prominent event for international students yearly. It is highly praised and renowned among universities in China. Former Ministry of Education Division Inspector Mr Liu Bao Li even made a comment saying that BNU’s Beijing International Students Night is like the Spring Festival Gala for international students.