2021-09-14

“Cultural Journey” for foreign friends in Nantong, Jiangsu: Experience modern technology and experience intangible cultural heritage projects

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China News Service, Nantong, September 14 (Reporter Gu Hua) From September 13th to 14th, the “Go Jiangsu” overseas social media foreign fan line down event was held in Nantong, Jiangsu, from Italy, India, Mexico, and Japan. 9 foreign friends from 6 countries including Pakistan and Pakistan felt the cultural charm of Jianghai Pearl.

“Cultural Journey” for foreign friends in Nantong, Jiangsu: Experience modern technology and experience intangible cultural heritage projects

Foreign friends visit Nantong’s modern technology manufacturing industry. Photo by Gu Hua

On the 13th, the event kick-off ceremony was held in Qidong City, Nantong. “The reform and opening up of Qidong and the accelerated development of Qidong need to let the world know and understand more.” Li Ling, secretary of the Qidong Municipal Party Committee, expressed the hope that foreign friends will promote Qidong more deeply, show the customs of Qidong, and tell the beautiful story of Qidong. Continuously expand Qidong’s international “circle of friends”.

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Foreign friends visit Nantong Museum. Photo by Gu Hua

On the afternoon of the 13th, 9 foreign friends visited the Qidong International Printmaking Art Center to observe the printmaking process of Qidong Printmaking Academy and conduct interactive exchanges. They also came to Nantong High-tech Zone, visited Lizhi Electronics Nantong Co., Ltd. and Xiongbang Die-casting (Nantong) Co., Ltd., and felt the development of modern technology and manufacturing in Nantong.

“I like the design of blue calico very much, whether it is ancient or modern design, this blue is very beautiful.” Indian visual designer Mukesh Mohanan likes to learn about the local history and culture wherever he goes . He said that this was his first visit to Jiangsu and he liked Chinese history and culture very much.

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p >Foreign friends experience Nantong intangible cultural heritage. Photo by Gu Hua

On the morning of the 14th, foreign friends learned about Zhang Jian’s deeds in “industry saving the country”, development of education and social welfare undertakings in Nantong Museum. They also wore Hanfu in the World of Creation, Wenfeng Street, Chongchuan District, Nantong, and under the guidance of non-genetic inheritors, they experienced Nantong blue calico, Shen embroidery, Meian Guqin, Hua Lu burning, Banya kite, hand-made logs, Pottery and other intangible cultural projects, experienced a “crossing” cultural journey.

It is understood that “Go Jiangsu” overseas social media foreign fans offline event is a special brand promotion event jointly sponsored by the Information Office of the People’s Government of Jiangsu Province and China Daily. Relying on the “Beauty Jiangsu” overseas social media platform, since 2018, the event has organized more than one hundred foreign fans to go to various places in Jiangsu to gather experience and participate in a variety of cultural and custom activities. At present, the “Beauty Jiangsu” overseas social media platform has attracted the attention of more than 2.55 million fans worldwide, with an average daily information coverage of nearly 100,000. (End)