“A MOMENT IN THE SONG”, an exhibition on China’s Song Dynasty paintings in the UK, organized by Zhejiang Provincial Department of Culture and Tourism and Zhejiang University, and supported by Europe-Asia Centre, was launched at Asia House, London on 23rd November as part of the celebration of 50th anniversary of the diplomatic relations between People’s Republic of China and United Kingdom.
The event “Beauty of Harmony – Picturesque Zhejiang 2022” was presented as part of inauguration of the European office of Zhejiang Culture and Tourism department. Opening seminar featured keynote address by H.E. Erik Solheim, former Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations and Executive Director of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), H.E. Mr. Cao Zhongming, Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China to Belgium, Ambassador (ret.) Piet Steel, Chairman of the Europe-Asia Center, Mr. Chu Ziyu, Director of the Zhejiang Provincial Department of Culture and Tourism, and prof. Greg Richards, a leading expert in the field of cultural and creative tourism.
Dating back to ancient Greece and Roman empire, Europe has been exposed to, attracted and fascinated by Chinese culture through the Silk road trade route. The so called “Chinese Culture fever” has continued all the way to the Renaissance. In order to continue strengthening dialogue and promote the opportunities for collaboration, Europe – Asia CenterContinue reading “Project: Zhejiang Culture and Tourism Office”