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BCAF showcases cultural cities of Europe and Asia

When the Culture Cities, Charm of the World exhibition opened its doors at the 14th Asia Arts Festival in Quanzhou's 1916 Creative Park, director Cui Qiao literally stood in between two different continents, two different cultures, two different identities; European and Asian.

Maritime Silk Road exhibition brightens Asia Arts Festival

An exhibition on culture and arts along Maritime Silk Road opened in Quanzhou Maritime Museum on Nov 8, making a splash in the ongoing Asia Arts Festival.

Arts Festival reflects Silk Road cultures

A landmark arts festival launched by the Ministry of Culture has opened at the starting point of the ancient Maritime Silk Road.

14th Asia Arts Festival makes a splash in Quanzhou

Cultures collaborated, arts flashed, and Quanzhou made a splash as the 14th Asia Arts Festival held its opening ceremony on November 8 at the Straits Sports Center.

Exhibition of photo entries displays Asian arts and culture in Quanzhou

An exhibition of photo entries for "Just Share It - Explore Asian Arts and Culture Contest" is underway at the 1916 Art Zone in Quanzhou, Fujian province, part of the ongoing 14th Asian Art Festival.

14th Asia Arts Festival draws world's attention to Quanzhou

Organized by the Ministry of Culture and the Fujian Provincial People's Government,the seven-day event features diverse and dynamic Asian cultures and arts.

Cultural celebrities call for strengthened ties within Asia

The 3rd Asia Cultural Forum in Quanzhouon saw "cultural celebrities" from various countries gather to explore the future for Asia.

Puppetry showcase wows Quanzhou

Special performances kicked off the 4th China Quanzhou International Puppet Festival on November 9, with artists from five different countries presenting a multi-cultural opening show.

The 14th Asia Arts Festival singles out its logo and mascot

The 14th Asia Arts Festival, which will formally kick off in November in Quanzhou, the largest city in southeastern Fujian province, unveiled its logo and mascot on Monday.

Indonesian Ambassador: Our cultures and traditions are diverse and colorful

Soegeng Rahardjo, Ambassador of Indonesia to China, explains the construction of Indonesian's diverse and rich cultures and traditions and exemplifies some of the art forms that represent the country.

Counselor of Myanmar Embassy: Myanmar has 'ten flowers' of traditional art forms

Nyein Nyein Myint, Counselor of the Myanmar Embassy to China, indicates the beauty of different traditional art forms and displays their culture.

Minister Counselor of Mongolia: Diversity and the richness of Asian cultures will be unforgettable

Battsetseg Tuvshintugs, Minister Counselor of Mongolia to China, presents the uniqueness of Mongolian culture and expresses her expectations on the coming event.

Korean Minister Counselor: I like South Korean food culture the most

Kim Jin-gon, Minister Counselor of the South Korean Embassy to China and head of the Korean Cultural Center, interprets the significance of the cultural event under China's "One Belt, One Road" initiative.

Philippine Ambassador: Our culture is an interesting amalgamation of past colonial influences

Here Erlinda F. Basilio, Ambassador of the Philippines to China, introduces some distinguished aspects of their rich and vibrant culture

Minister Counselor of Vietnam: Asian Arts Festival will be a flower garden to nurture people's cultural lives

Nguyen Hoaianh, Minister Counselor of the Vietnamese Embassy to China, expresses his understanding and expectations for the coming event, indicating the importance of cultural exchanges and cooperation.

Maldives Ambassador: there's much culture you should explore

Mohamed Faisal, Ambassador of the Maldives to China, displays the sparkling traditional cultures of this beautiful island country.

Timor-Leste ambassador: our people are born with artistic talent

Here Vicky Tchong, the ambassador of Timor-Leste to China, presented the features of this beautiful peninsula in Southeast Asia.

Online Asia Arts Festival launched in Quanzhou

Designed to attract more people's attention and allow greater participation, the 14th Asia Arts Festival went online on Sunday in Quanzhou, Fujian province. An official website (http://www.2015art.cn/) was also initiated.

Diplomats show their love for Asia Arts Festival

The 14th Asian Arts Festival went online in Quanzhou, Fujian province on Sunday and diplomats from eight Asian countries gave special gift for its launch.

Arts and handicrafts in Quanzhou

Along with South Korea's Gwangju and Japan's Yokohama, Quanzhou was designated as an "East Asia City of Culture". Let's take a look at the arts and handicrafts in Quanzhou.

Asia Arts Festival retrospective

Sponsored by the Ministry of Culture, the Asia Arts Festival is the first international arts festival ever hosted by the People’s Republic of China. Since its inauguration in Beijing in 1998, there have been 13 festivals held in different Chinese cities up to now.

A brief introduction to Quanzhou

Quanzhou is located on the southeast coast of Fujian province and faces the Taiwan Strait. It was among the first group of famous historical and cultural cities designated by the State Council.

11th Asia Arts Festival Kicks off in Ordos

The 11th Asia Arts Festival, themed “Auspicious prairie, blissful Asia”, kicked off on August 18, 2009 in Ordos, a city in north China’s Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region.



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