Sino-Hungarian Cultural Exchange Activities, jointly held by China Soong Ching Ling Foundation (CSCLF), Hungarian Embassy in China and Hungarian Cultural Center in Beijing, opened from May 13 to 15 at the Soong Ching-Ling's Former Residence in Beijing.
The three-day event is an important part of "2016 Cultural Exchange Year of China-Central and Eastern European Countries (CEEC)". More than 80 Hungarian participate in the event, including representatives from Hungarian government, custom associations, dancing groups, companies and all walks of live. And over 100 Chinese dancing and cultural artists took part in the activities. "Tradition & Innovation-The Beauty of Hungarian Arts" exhibition and Hungarian performances were also held during the event.
Both sides have a group picture.
Mr. Little Times accompany guests to visit Soong Ching-Ling's Former Residence.
Qi Mingqiu, Standing Vice Chairman of CSCLF, Huo Yuzhen, Special Representative of CEEC Cooperation Affairs of Chinese Foreign Ministry, Istvan Jgyarto, Vice Minister of Hungarian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Cecilia Szilas, Ambassador of Hungary to China, and over 300 representatives from more than 30 foreign embassies, relative departments of governments, cultural organizations, colleges and companies attended the opening ceremony.
Qi Mingqiu, Standing Vice Chairman of CSCLF, made a speech at the opening ceremony, saying that this year marks the Cultural Exchange Year of CEEC and its of great significant for us to gather here for the strengthening of cultural exchange between China and Hungary. CSCLF has developed friendly mutual visits with Hungary in the past 20 years and held all kinds of cultural exchange activities and cooperation, which help to promote the mutual understanding and friendship in the young generation of both countries. With the deepening exchanges between the two countries, CSCLF will continue to strengthen the cooperation with Hungary.
Qi Mingqiu, Standing Vice Chairman of CSCLF, makes a speech at the opening ceremony.
Istvan Jgyarto, Vice Minister of Hungarian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, makes a speech at the opening ceremony.
Hungarian and Chinese artists and craftsmen presented interesting performances at the opening ceremony. Audience had a chance to taste traditional Hungarian beef soup and wine, and Beijing snacks. The artists and audience felt the activities help them to have a better understanding of each others' histories and culture and help to improve their friendship.
Before the opening ceremony, Qi Mingqiu had a friendly discussion with Istvan Jgyarto, Vice Minister of Hungarian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Interesting art performances.
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