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Vice President Hu Sishe Attends Press Conference of “the Chinese Cultural Series Meet China in Celebration of the 200th Anniversary of Karl Marx’s Birth” in Germany

Time:2018-04-20Editor:Liu JiayunResource:Cultural Exchange Department PrintingSize:LargeMediumSmall

On April 20th, the Press Conference of “the Chinese Cultural Series Meet China in Celebration of the 200th Anniversary of Karl Marx’s Birth” (shortened as Meet China) was held in Trier, Germany. Meet China is a large-scale cultural exhibition series jointly held by the CPAFFC, General Directorate for Cultural Heritage Rhineland-Palatinate (German: Generaldirektion Kulturelles Erbe, or GDKE) and Federation of German-Chinese Friendship Association (German: Arbeitsgemeinschaft Deutscher China-gesellschaften, or ADCG). CPAFFC Vice President Hu Sishe, State Secretary of the Ministry of Science, Lifelong Learning and Culture of Rhineland-Palatinate Dr.Salvatore Barbaro, Director General of GDKE Thomas Metz, Trier City Mayor Wolfram Leibe, official from the Ministry of Science, Lifelong Learning and Culture of Rhineland-Palatinate Dr. Stefanie Hahn, President of ADCG Kurt Karst, together with representatives from IHK Chamber of Industry and Commerce Rheinland-Pfalz as well as Chamber of Trade attended the press conference. The event was moderated by Director General of GDKE Mr. Metz.

 

Guests Deliver Speeches

Vice President Hu stated that we hope this exhibition can present humanity history, natural scenery and local customs with Chinese imprint to our foreign friends, showing the audience a China with openness and inclusiveness, with modernness and prosperity and with harmony between people and nature. Though separated by numerous hills and streams, through the exhibition series our friends can understand China, get closer to China and love China.

Dr.Salvatore Barbaro pointed out in his speech, “cultural exchange is an important element of popular understanding. We are glad that our Chinese partners present these exhibitions in the birthday year of Karl Marx in Trier and give visitors diverse perspectives of China.”
Trier City Mayor Wolfram Leibe and President of ADCG Kurt Karst deliver speeches as well.

 Press Conference on Site
Jointly launched by Jiangxi, Beijing, Shandong, Qinghai, Chengdu of Sichuan Province, Baoshan of Yunnan Province and Shaoxing of Zhejiang Province, the Chinese exhibition series is going to be held in Marx’s hometown, Trier from 1, June to 30, September.
Journalists from Germany, along with Xinhua News and Huanqiu attended and covered the press conference.

 

Links:

Xinhua News:http://www.xinhuanet.com/world/2018-04/21/c_1122719303.htm?from=singlemessage&isappinstalled=0 

German Volksfreund:https://m.volksfreund.de/region/rheinland-pfalz/ausstellungsreihe-in-trier-china-praesentiert-sich-zum-200-geburtstag-von-karl-marx_aid-17648123

 

 

 

Photographed by Liu Jiayun

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