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National Museum of China to mark anniversary with diverse program

Updated: 2022-06-24 14:55 ( chinadaily.com.cn )
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National Museum of China to mark anniversary with a wide range of shows. [Photo by Jiang Dong/China Daily]

July will mark the 110th anniversary of the National Museum of China in Beijing. The museum recently announced a diverse program, including conferences, forums and exhibitions, to celebrate its transformation into a cultural institution of international influence.

Activities will include a grand meeting on July 9 attended by personalities representing government departments and museums, as well as private collectors and other figures who have contributed to the museum's advancement throughout the decades. Three exhibitions will review the museum's efforts in assembling its collection, archaeological excavations and artifact conservation and preservation.

The National Museum is one of the country's leading players in intensifying international exchanges of art and culture. The museum has initiated an online campaign, teaming up with dozens of museums at home and abroad to show their collections respectively. On July 11, it will hold the second forum attended by museum directors from across the world, addressing new challenges of museums in a different world. Two international exhibitions will be open in July, one showing objects of ancient Rome and another gathering archaic bronzes from China, Japan and South Korea.

National Museum of China to mark anniversary with a wide range of shows. [Photo by Jiang Dong/China Daily]
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The news conference of the 2022 China International Travel Mart, Kunming, Yunnan province. [Photo/Chinaculture.org]

The 2022 China International Travel Mart was launched in Kunming, Yunnan province today. The three-day event opened at the Kunming Dianchi Lake International Convention and Exhibition Centre, with a theme focusing on smart innovation and high-quality tourism industry aspects.

The news conference was held in the city on Thursday. Zhang Xilong, first class inspector of the Bureau of the International Communication and Cooperation of the Ministry of Culture and Tourism of China and Lou Kewei, deputy-director of the Department of Culture and Tourism of Yunnan province presented the meeting along with academy and entrepreneur representatives.

The conference introduced the preparations and relevant activities of the mart, such as a forum on smart tourism and innovation, a symposium on international travel communication and cooperation in the framework of Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) and a workshop on the China-Laos railway’s contribution to building an Asian community with a shared future.

According to the news meeting, the 2022 travel mart covers about 80,000 square meters, with about 4,200 standard booths. 71 countries and regions attended the event both online and offline, and 31 domestic provinces, cities and autonomous regions and 261 independent exhibition teams.

Online services will be provided to the overseas buyers and sellers in the light of time zones. They could also have a face-to-face negotiation at the mart as well.

The mart also has diverse displays to show culture and tourism, physical education and tourism, as well as overseas tourism and museums.

The National Cultural Heritage Administration, the Palace Museum and museums from other provinces will attend the travel mart.

At the event, Yunnan province will have 2,000 standard booths in four separate sections; each will show culture tourism, healthy lifestyles, physical education tourism and culture tourism consumption.

The travel mart will also stick to the rules of pandemic prevention and control while having the activities go on smoothly.

The news conference of the 2022 China International Travel Mart, Kunming, Yunnan province. [Photo/Chinaculture.org]
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