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Letters of acceptance delight Chinese freshmen

2015-07-30 17:00:23

This year, universities and colleges are putting more effort on letters of acceptance to show their individuality and appeal more to students.

Art of making brushes at risk

2015-01-22 11:10:14

Youngsters unwilling to learn ancient skills needed to produce the traditional pens used in calligraphy.

What did Empress Wu Zetian look like?

2015-01-07 11:16:01

What did Wu Zetian, China's only female monarch, look like in real life? Let's explore the possibilities.

A Cultural Symbol - China's New Year Picture

2014-11-30 13:15:42

The pictures convey people's jubilation and expectations of the coming new year.

Chinese Peasant Painting

2014-11-30 13:15:42

Just as the name implies, Chinese Peasant paintings are created by Chinese farmers or peasant artists.

Decoding Chinese Oil Painting

2014-11-30 13:15:42

Generations of Chinese artists exerted their utmost efforts to transform art from ancient Chinese civilizations into modern works.

Art of Chinese Fans

2014-11-30 13:15:42

The folding fan is also known as the "head-gathering" style of fan because its ends meet together when folded.

Dongba Painting

2014-11-30 13:15:42

Dongba painting is the oldest and most representative religious painting of the ancient Naxi people.

Women in Chinese Painting

2014-11-29 13:15:42

China has a long history of using women as objects d'art since the Warring States and Western Han Dynasty.

The Imperial Painting Academy

2014-11-29 13:15:42

Imperial painting academies were first established in the Five Dynasties. They were under the direct administration of the imperial government

Chinese Ancient Painting

2014-11-29 13:15:42

Ancient Chinese paintings can be traced back to as early as 5,000 to 6,000 years ago, when people began to use minerals to draw simple pictures.

Formation of Ink Free Sketches

2014-11-28 13:15:42

Xu Wei (1521-1593) is also known as Xu Wenchang and, over the last hundreds of years, he has been quite a legend among ordinary Chinese people.

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The 15th Chinese Film Festival in Bangkok and the 2020 China-Thailand Film Exchange Week opens at the China Cultural Center in Bangkok on Oct 25, 2020. [Photo provided to Chinaculture.org]

On Oct 25, the opening ceremony of the 15th Chinese Film Festival in Bangkok and the 2020 China-Thailand Film Exchange Week was held at the China Cultural Center in Bangkok. The event was hosted by the China Cultural Center in Bangkok and received strong support from the Chinese Embassy in Thailand and the Thai Ministry of Culture.

The COVID-19 pandemic doesn't impede the enthusiasm for cultural exchange between China and Thailand. This film festival uses live broadcast to present the opening ceremony and host the "China-Thailand Film Exchange and Cooperation Online Seminar". During the film festival, audiences can use the online platform of the China Cultural Center in Bangkok to watch films online, which greatly increases the global reach of the festival.

Gu Hongxing, director of the China Cultural Center in Bangkok and China Tourism Office in Bangkok, speaks at the opening ceremony. [Photo provided to Chinaculture.org]

Gu Hongxing, director of Bangkok's China Cultural Center and China Tourism Office, said film can not only introduce one's national culture, but also reflect unique social landscapes. Film has become an important part of cultural exchange between countries and enhance mutual understanding among people around the world.


Yang Xin, Chargé d'affaires of the Chinese Embassy in Thailand, speaks at the opening ceremony. [Photo provided to Chinaculture.org]

Yang Xin, Chargé d'affaires of the Chinese Embassy in Thailand, said since the establishment of diplomatic relations between China and Thailand 45 years ago, the mutual trust between the two countries has continued to deepen, economic and trade cooperation has expanded, cultural exchanges have become closer, and all-around cooperation has achieved fruitful results. Both China and Thailand have a vast film market. As a traditional project of cultural exchanges between China and Thailand, the Bangkok Chinese Film Festival has laid a solid foundation for film cooperation between the two countries for 15 years and will add new drive to the promotion of cultural exchanges and cooperation between China and Thailand.

Itthiphol Kunplome, Thailand's minister of culture, speaks at the opening ceremony. [Photo provided to Chinaculture.org]

Thailand's Minister of Culture Itthiphol Kunplome said in his speech the governments and people of Thailand and China have been in constant exchange. Cooperation in various fields has developed steadily, and the film festival is another important event to further promote cultural exchanges between the two countries. The people of the two countries can promote their understanding of the cultures of both sides through films, and promote friendly relations and cooperation in other perspectives.

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