Chengdu Cultural Tourism Video Exhibition “Cultural Capital of East Asia – Park City under the Snowy Mountains” opens in Seoul

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CHENGDU, China, August 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — A report from GoChengdu:

On 5 Augustthe Chengdu Municipal Bureau of Culture, Television and Tourism, Chengdu Media Group and Chengdu International Media Co., Ltd. hosted the Chengdu cultural tourism video exhibition “Cultural Capital of East Asia – Park City under the Snow-capped Mountains” (Seoul Station), which was officially opened at the Lotte Tower Art Museum in Seoul, Korea.

Guests gave speeches and cut the ribbon for the photography exhibit

“Happiness” and snowy mountains together

ChengduSeoul “immersive” exchange mode with the images

Chengduknown as the “Land of Plenty”, has a history of over 4,500 years of civilization and 2,300 years of city building, is the capital of Sichuan Province of Chinathe financial center of the west Chinaa famous historical and cultural city, the cradle of the ancient Shu civilization, the world capital of gastronomy certified by UNESCO and a popular tourist destination city for visitors from all over the world.”

During the opening ceremony, the representative of the Chinese Tourist Office in Seoul tell the guests that China and South Korea have been neighbors since antiquity and their cultural traditions are similar. Seoul City and Chengdu The city also has a deep historical relationship. As exchanges and cooperation between the two cities in the field of tourism continue to strengthen, the number of mutual visits of tourists is increasing rapidly and the scale of bilateral tourism exchanges between the two countries continues to expand.

This exhibition presents 40 photographs taken by 15 photographers in Chengdu and is presented to the Korean public. Through three distinct and intersecting sections: “In Chengdu, looking at the snow-capped mountains”, “The land of plenty”, and “The city, the fireworks and the happiness of Chengdu“, the exhibition allows Korean friends to see a beautiful and livable city that people around the world yearn for, and opens a new window for the world to perceive and understand. Chengdu.

Promote mutual appreciation of civilization through culture

Korean guests praise Chengdu “Cultural Capital of East Asia

Guests at the event view the photography exhibition
Guests at the event view the photography exhibition

China and South Korea are separated by sea. This year marks the 30th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between China and South Koreaas well as the Year of Cultural Exchanges between China and South Korea‘, and ChinaSouth Korea face new development opportunities. The deputy director of the Seoul Chinese Cultural Center, Mr. Li Shaopeng, said in his speech that Chengdu is one of the most popular Chinese cities for Korean tourists and plays an active and important role in China-Korea exchanges and China-Japan cooperation after being voted the Cultural Capital of East Asia in 2023. I look forward to the Chengdu cultural and tourism video exhibition “Park City under the Snowy Mountains” to show the Korean people the charm of Chengdu splendid cultural and tourist attraction and its humanistic flavor. We hope that through this event, we will be able to further strengthen the bonds of friendship and exchange between Chengdu and Korea, enhance the Korean people’s understanding and love for Chengdupromote people-to-people contacts, jointly build the “Cultural Capital of East Asia” in 2023, so that cultural and tourism cooperation can lead to more areas and bear fruit of exchange, and promote relations Sino-Korean at a higher level.

In his speech as guest of honor at the opening ceremony of the photo exhibition, Dr. Shougen U, Director of the Korea Institute for East and Asian Studies School of Politics and International Relations of East China Normal University, said: “This year marks the 30th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between China and South Koreaand this photo exhibition is particularly special for both countries as it is held in the vast August 2022. The exhibition also aims to wish Korea, China and Japan strengthen cooperation in the field of culture.

“The year 2022 brands the 10th anniversary of the establishment of the “Cultural Capital of East Asia”. The three East Asian countries, including Korea, China and Japanhave very deep roots and are like friends with a long history. In his speech, Professor Joo Do Yang from the Fine Arts Department of Dongguk University wished the city of Chengdu soon to become a world-class cultural city and wished it every success in building the “cultural capital of East Asia”. He congratulated the success of “Park City under the Snowy Mountains – Chengdu Cultural and Tourism Image Exhibition” and wished the long and deep friendship between Korea and China would go on forever, as would “struggling friendship”.

According to the organizers, the video exhibition will be launched on 5 August and finish the August 18and all Seoul residents are invited to visit the exhibition.

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