The three-day event kick-started with a gala dinner on 7th January where our GT Ambassador, Emiliano Cyrus and Executive Director of GT Group, Ms. Gracemaple Kwok who were seated amongst distinguished VIP guests were ushered on stage to be the prize presenters for the Lucky draw segment. The night ended with Emiliano picking out a handful of lucky draw winners who were ecstatic to receive their prizes from him.
There was a state banquet lunch the next day that was held at the Great Hall of the People, a state building used for legislative and ceremonial activities by the People’s Republic of China government and the ruling Communist Party of China.
Ms Gracemaple facilitated a short successful networking session amongst VIP guests to introduce GT Wonder Boy and how it can help transform their daily lives.
Guests were being ushered to China National Convention Center to enjoy a night of spectacular visual extravaganza. Ms Gracemaple graced the red carpet with poise and elegance alongside with Emiliano.
GT Wonder Boy being the only exclusive robot performance, amongst performances such as opera, choir, dance and traditional Chinese instrumental, marked technological advancement at its peak. The GT Wonder Boy was engaged in a display of synchronised robotic dance to “gong xi, gong xi” song alongside its robot legion and kids on stage. With this year’s main programme highlight being “language category”, GT Wonder Boy also possessed the ability of digital scroll recognition functionality where it translated Chinese New Year greeting in 3 languages that were randomly picked out from an array of 9 greetings from various countries in different languages which included English, Italian, Spanish, French, Malay, Korean, German, Chinese and Japanese, causing everyone to be astounded by its advancement.
Ms Gracemaple received multiple awards on behalf of Dr Paul Zhang, CEO & Chairman of GT Group on his appointment as the “World Top Ten Chinese Role Model” and “Global Chinese Business Pioneer”. He was also appointed as the Executive Vice President of CCTV’s organising committee in line with his impeccable contributions and profound impact t o society.
Everyone was rushing to take a picture with GT Wonder Boy who stole the show. Even celebrity host, Tu Jing Wei was fascinated by GT Wonder Boy and decided to take a selfie with it, calling it an incredible innovation of science.
It was a night of fun filled laughter, scrumptious food and an opportunity to form new friendships for all present. This CCTV Spring Festival Gala 2017 programme will be aired on CCTV-Old Stories from 29 Jan to 4 Feb 2017.