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China to announce new national-level cultural heritage sites

2019-10-12 09:25:02

China will soon announce the country's eighth group of 762 major cultural heritage sites to be put under national-level protection, according to China's National Cultural Heritage Administration (NCHA).

Returned cultural relics highlighted at Beijing museum show

2019-09-17 14:47:14

A major exhibition kicked off in the National Museum of China on Tuesday to display highlights among Chinese cultural relics that have returned from overseas since the founding of New China in 1949.

Xi urges national library to stick to correct political direction, promote traditional culture

2019-09-10 09:20:25

Chinese President Xi Jinping has urged the National Library of China to stick to correct political direction and promote fine traditional culture.

100 bln yuan credit line planned to finance rural tourism

2019-09-05 08:48:49

The Agricultural Bank of China (ABC) will extend a line of credit (LOC) up to 100 billion yuan (14.1 billion U.S. dollars) to help villages develop tourism, the Ministry of Culture and Tourism said Wednesday.

Culture ministers of China, Japan, S. Korea discuss cooperation

2019-08-30 14:22:06

At the 11th China-Japan-South Korea Cultural Ministers' Meeting held here Friday, the three ministers of China, Japan, and the Republic of Korea (ROK) exchanged in-depth views on further promoting practical cooperation in cultural areas.

Xi urges preserving cultural legacy

2019-08-21 03:55:34

President Xi Jinping underlined the need to preserve the finer features of the nation's culture, and called for extensive interactions between Chinese and foreign cultures as the country promotes inclusive international cooperation in the Belt and Road Initiative.

Xi visits cultural heritage site in Gansu

2019-08-20 09:51:16

Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committee, on Monday visited the Mogao Grottoes in Dunhuang, a key cultural heritage site under state-level protection, during his inspection tour of northwest China's Gansu Province.

China promotes culture and tourism in Mongolia

2019-08-09 14:40:00

The Beautiful China culture and tourism campaign made a stop in Ulan Bator, the capital of Mongolia, on Thursday.

Overseas tourism promotion key to Chinese cities 'going out'

2019-07-12 10:01:29

Chinese cities have been fully geared in recent years to promote their unique local culture overseas through diverse cultural activities, such as exhibitions and performances.

Public opinion invited for draft law on cultural industries promotion

2019-07-02 09:41:13

China's Ministry of Culture and Tourism (MCT) has begun soliciting public opinions on a draft law on the promotion of cultural industries.

China, Russia, Mongolia meet to reinforce trilateral tourism ties

2019-06-24 09:26:25

With the aim of deepening trilateral cooperation in the tourism sector, the Fourth Tourism Ministerial Conference of China, Russia and Mongolia was held on Sunday in Ulaanqab, a city in the Inner Mongolia autonomous region.

Xi's call to preserve heritage leads to excavation

2019-06-11 09:02:59

In June 2017, President Xi instructed that a cultural belt be built along the Grand Canal.

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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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