A shot of news conference for the upcoming 2017 China-Mexico Culture Year in Mexico, Dec 3, 2016. [Photo/Chinaculture.org]
A news conference for the upcoming 2017 China-Mexico Culture Year was held at the Palace of Fine Arts in Mexico City, Mexico, on Dec 3.
Chinese Ambassador to Mexico Qiu Xiaoqi and officials from ministries of foreign affairs and education of Mexico attended the conference.
Qiu said China-Mexico Culture Year will be another large-scale event for the two nation's cultural exchange after the 2016 China-Latin American and Caribbean Culture Year. As 2017 marks the 45th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations of the two countries, the culture year will enhance the mutual communications.
Mexican officials praised the cultural achievements of two countries' cooperation.
In 2017, as Guest of Honor, China will attend the National Potsino Fair FENAPO and a book fair in Mexico. And a series of activities on visual arts, music, literature, cultural relics, films, books and food will be held during the event.
The artists from the China National Traditional Orchestra performed classic traditional Chinese music, including Yellow River and Silk Road, after the new conference.