China SCLF “Junior Cultural Ambassadors” event launched

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ISLAMABAD,: In order to promote cultural exchanges and mutual learning, and tighten people-to-people bonds between different countries, China Soong Ching Ling Foundation launched here the 2022 “Junior Cultural Ambassadors” Event, Gwadar Pro reported on Monday.

The event is expected to build a platform for young people all over the world to make acquaintance with each other both online and offline, and bring out more junior cultural ambassadors who would make their own share of contribution to people-to-people exchanges.

The 2022 event, under the theme of “Get Connected Through Art: My Favorite Chinese Arts”, encourages young people to exchange ideas and tell stories about Chinese culture through videos. 

With the support of the Bureau of International Exchange and Cooperation of the Ministry of Culture and Tourism of the People’s Republic of China and Guangming Online, the event is hosted by the China Soong Ching Ling Science & Culture Center for Young People and China Cultural Centers Overseas.

Exchange among civilizations spurs diversity, mutual learning promotes the richness of civilizations. Different civilizations complement each other and together constitute a world that blooms with cultures. 

In an announcement of the China Soong Ching Ling Foundation, teenagers aged 13 – 16 around the world are invited to participate in the event.

It is recommended to use UN working languages in the video. These include Chinese, English, French, Russian, Arabic, and Spanish. Participants who are not of Chinese origin using Chinese will be given extra points during the review.

In the less-than-4-minutes video, participants could show a Chinese art in the fields of painting, calligraphy, music instruments, opera, architecture, costumes, folk arts and crafts, etc., or tell their stories about Chinese arts through writing, performing, producing etc.