As has been famous on the just lately concluded twentieth Nationwide Congress of the Communist Occasion of China, at present our world, our instances, and historical past are altering in methods like by no means earlier than, posing unprecedented challenges for human society. China sincerely calls upon all nations to carry expensive humanity’s shared values of peace, growth, equity, justice, democracy, and freedom and to advertise mutual understanding and forge nearer bonds with different peoples, in order to hitch forces to satisfy all varieties of international challenges.
Cultural exchanges are an vital driving drive for human progress and international peace and growth. Given nations’ totally different histories, cultures, methods, and growth phases, the range of civilizations have to be absolutely revered to advertise the shared values of humanity. Mutual respect, cooperation, and harmonious coexistence are the fitting method ahead for the event of human civilization.
China is a vital consultant of Japanese civilization, and Europe is the birthplace of Western civilization. China-Europe people-to-people exchanges have grow to be more and more institutionalized, multi-tiered, and all-dimensional. Cooperation between the 2 sides in fields like schooling, tradition, tourism, language, youth, and sports activities has grow to be extra sensible, substantive, and fruitful, contributing to the China-EU complete strategic partnership.
Lately, China and Belgium have stepped up cultural exchanges and cooperation. The 2 sides have held many official and non-official occasions each on-line and offline. Occasions just like the Live performance by Tan Dun and Antwerp Symphony Orchestra, the Chinese language New 12 months Parade in Liege, and the Chinese language Reminiscences Mid-autumn Live performance have been warmly welcomed and properly obtained by the Belgian public. By tradition and tourism weeks, competition occasions, live shows, photograph exhibitions, documentary competition, and guide launch, the Belgian public can entry China’s tales and voices and really feel a reputable, interesting and respectable China.
On August 6, 2022, the Chinese language Embassy in Belgium and Pairi Daiza collectively hosted the Pleasure of A Thousand Days occasion in celebration of the 3-year birthday of Bao Di and Bao Mei, the large panda twins. Over 100 friends from the Chinese language and Belgian sides attended the occasion and visited the photograph exhibition of China (Sichuan) Large Panda Tradition and Tourism Week. The China Cultural Middle in Brussels organized particular actions to assist youngsters and youngsters in Belgium to study extra about large pandas and to expertise Chinese language tradition. As an envoy and bridge of friendship, large panda has strengthened cultural and people-to-people ties between China and Belgium and introduced an interesting picture of China to the Belgian public.
On August 17, 2022, the guide launch of Vergeet Me was held on the China Cultural Middle in Brussels, and practically 50 Chinese language and Belgian friends attended the occasion. The guide tells the thrilling and true story of Ms. Qian Xiuling (Madame Perlinghi-Tsien) who saved 110 Belgian individuals from the Nazis in World Battle II. As an vital a part of the historical past of friendship, love, and mutual help between the Chinese language and Belgian peoples, the story presents a good picture of China. The French model of the guide is below translation and is predicted to be revealed within the first half of 2023.
From November 3 to 9, the 2022 “Xinjiang is a Good Place” Xinjiang Tradition and Tourism Week was collectively hosted by the Chinese language Embassy in Belgium, the Community of Worldwide Culturalink Entities (NICE), and the Division of Tradition and Tourism of the Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Area. This occasion introduced the surroundings, historical past, and folklore in Xinjiang. Netizens have been amazed by the gorgeous panorama and scrumptious delicacies of Xinjiang. The occasion not solely provides the Belgian public a window to study Xinjiang’s stunning surroundings and cultures but in addition helped them to develop a complete view of the actual Xinjiang.
Friendship between the peoples holds the important thing to sound state-to-state relations, and heart-to-heart communication contributes to deeper friendship. Deep friendship between the peoples is a supply of energy for the event of state-to-state relations. Solely by varied types of people-to-people exchanges can we create extra alternatives to resolve variations, break down boundaries and deepen communication. With its agency dedication to upholding and performing on humanity’s shared values, China will proceed to advertise cultural exchanges and mutual studying, strengthen people-to-people ties, and contribute to carrying ahead humanity’s shared values.
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