Beijing boosts cultural exchanges with Buenos Aires
Du Feijin, head of the publicity department for the Beijing Committee of the Communist Party of China, gives speech at a meeting held in Buenos Aires, capital of Argentina, on June 28. It was held to further extend and deepen cultural exchanges and cooperation between Beijing and Buenos. [Photo/WeChat account of Beijing Design Week]
A high-level meeting was held in Buenos Aires on June 28 -- to further extend and deepen cultural exchanges and cooperation between Beijing and the capital of Argentina.
Sponsored by the State-owned Cultural Assets Supervision and Administration Office of the People's Government of Beijing Municipality (SOCASAO), officials said the meeting was an important part of the Chinese cultural event called Experiencing Beijing.
A total of 50 representatives from the two city governments and officials from the Beijing and Buenos Aires cultural departments, as well as related cultural enterprises, participated in the meeting.
Du Feijin, head of the publicity department for the Beijing Committee of the Communist Party of China, said that since the establishment of diplomatic relations between China and Argentina, the two sides had made considerable progress in cooperation and exchanges in various fields.
In a bid to actively promote cultural exchanges and mutual learning between the two countries, it was proposed to invite Buenos Aires as the guest city of Beijing Design Week in 2023, Du said.
Representatives from cultural enterprises in Beijing have actively exchanged and communicated with representatives from Buenos Aires, and further deepened their understanding of each other.
Officials said the aim is to continue to expand cultural exchanges and cooperation between the two cities, and to further promote mutual understanding of the two countries' culture and art.