Treasure of China – Wang Zhiwen Ceramic Calligraphy Appraisal in Barcelona

Organised by Shantou Wang Zhiwen Ceramic Calligraphy Museum, Reial Cercle Artístic (Spain), and co-organised by Sino-European Association of Educational & Cultural Exchange (SEAECE), « Wang Zhiwen Ceramic Calligraphy Appraisal » was held on 3rd July at the Reial Cercle Artístic Pavilion in Barcelona, Spain, where Wang Zhiwen demonstrated the creation of ceramic calligraphy on the spot.

Mr. Hu Aimin, Deputy Consul General and Ms. Liang Juan, Vice Consul General of the Chinese Consulate General in Barcelona, Mrs. Montserrat Simal Vazquez, Managing Director and Co-Founder of Palau Martorell and Secretary General of the World Peace Forum Barcelona, Mr. Joan Abelló, Director of International Relations and Protocol of the Royal Arts of Barcelona, Mr. Luis Gómez, Honorary Academician of the Royal Academy of Sciences and Arts of Barcelona, and Mr. Sergi Vicente, Director of Barcelona Television, as well as dozens of famous Spanish artists and collectors, as well as overseas Chinese leaders and collectors gathered to appreciate the art works of Master Wang Zhiwen, Master of Chinese Arts and Crafts, and Representative Heirloom of National Intangible Cultural Heritage, Ceramic Micro Calligraphy.

The association was impressed by Master Wang Zhiwen’s profound attainments in Chinese traditional art and invited Master Wang Zhiwen to join Reial Cercle Artístic, and conducted a grand ceremony for this valuable moment.

Master Wang Zhiwen also solemnly signed his name on the member book of the Royal Society of Artists, which has the signatures of King Alfonso XIII of Spain and a group of famous Spanish artists. This membership book has a history of more than 120 years, the famous painter Picasso is also one of the members of the Society, Miro, one of the three most famous painters in Spain has all signed on this precious membership book.

Wang Zhiwen, Professor of Chinese Arts and Crafts, director and representative of the ceramic micro-calligraphy project, recognised as a national cultural heritage. He is Winner of the title of « Top Ten Most Popular Chinese Traditional Skills », Cultural Ambassador for Intellectual Property in China, Vice-Chairman of the Guangdong Province Arts and Crafts Association and President of the Shantou City Arts and Crafts Association. Professor Wang Zhiwen has made remarkable achievements in the art of ceramic micro-calligraphy and has actively promoted this art by establishing exhibition halls, setting up artistic research centres and participating in artistic exchanges at home and abroad.

Meeting Between Guangzhou Tianhe and German-Chinese Business Network

A successful meeting between the delegation of Guangzhou Tianhe and the German-Chinese Business Network (DCW) was held successfully in Cologne this July. Led by Mr. CHEN Jianrong, the Chief Executive of Government of Tianhe District, Guangzhou, the delegation conducted a visit to Cologne, with the intention to seek international cooperation opportunities.

During the meeting, DCW and Tianhe have agreed to cooperate, and DCW will host a special presentation of Guangzhou Tianhe District for German companies in Germany.

The German-Chinese Business Network (DCW) is an important organisation that has always been committed to promoting the development of economic and trade relations between Germany and China. Founded nearly 40 years ago, the DCW has more than 350 members and its advisory board includes executives from well-known German companies such as OBI and Deichmann. The organisation is the German member of the EU-China Business Association and the official German partner of the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT). As a bilateral economic promotion organisation in Germany, the organisation is willing to continue to practice its independence and public welfare, and make positive contributions to the deepening of bilateral trade and investment cooperation.

Meeting Between Guangzhou Tianhe and Dutch Chinese Chamber of Commerce

On 24th May, Mr. CHEN Jiameng, the Chief Executive of the Government of Tianhe District, Guangzhou led a visit to Netherlands. During the visit, the delegation and the Dutch Chinese Chamber of Commerce held a successful meeting to discuss about the future cooperation between the two sides to facilitate the development of Tianhe District. The Managing Director of Dutch Chinese Chamber of Commerce, Mr. Danny van den Heuvel attended the meeting. During the meeting, the delegation and one of the attending representatives from enterprises, Mr. Flexx, reached initial cooperation intention.

Guangzhou Tianhe Central Business District (Tianhe CBD) is one of the three major national central business districts in China (along with Beijing CBD and Shanghai Lujiazui CBD). Tianhe CBD is the area with the most dense skyscrapers over 300 meters in China, and also the area with the most densely populated Fortune 500 companies in Guangzhou. It is home to 13 headquarters of multinational companies, 3 headquarters of Fortune 500 companies, and 140 Fortune 500 companies. There are 184 project institutions and 20 domestic top 500 enterprises.

The Dutch Chinese Chamber of Commerce (NCHK) is a bilateral organization whose mission is to support the development of broadly understood Dutch-Chinese contacts at the level of enterprises, organizations and economic institutions in the Netherlands and China. It offers a professional consulting service to companies from the both countries and promotes the exchange of information and experiences as well as the development of relations with institutions abroad.

Qingyang Aviation New Area Promotion Conference was Held Successfully in Milan

On April 19, the Qingyang Aviation New Area Promotion Conference « Cultural Qingyang, Aviation New Area, China & Italy Intelligence Union » hosted by the People’s Government of Qingyang District, Chengdu, and organised by Qingyang Investment Promotion Bureau and Chengdu New Aviation City Construction Development Co., was held successfully in Milan, Italy. More than 20 institutions, including Italian Aerospace Network (IAN), Italian National Transport Association, promo Italia, Italian Aviation Association in Malta, Italy China Council Foundation, Sino-Italian Association for International Cooperation, etc., attended the conference.

The conference introduced in detail the industrial layout and development opportunities of Qingyang District and released a list of investment opportunities. Qingyang District sincerely invites Italian enterprises to visit and invest in Qingyang District of Chengdu City, hoping that Qingyang will become a service station for Italy to enter Chengdu, a transit station for Italy to go to China, and to support Italy to prosper and develop its business.

As the economic center of Chengdu, Qingyang District is not only the five oldest urban districts of Chengdu, but also a very important aviation industry base as well as a research and production base for large parts of international civil aircraft. It is also known as the « Aviation New Area. » With the Qingyang Headquarters Economic Base (Aviation System Technology Innovation Industrial Park), Qingyang Information Optoelectronics Industrial Park, Sichuan International Innovation Design Industrial Park, Chengdu Tianfu Cultural Park, etc., Qingyang is no doubt one of the most dynamic, diverse and economically-developed areas.

2023 Global Kids Fashion Show in Shangri-La Paris

Global Kids Fashion Show, Shangri-La, 19 March, 2023

On 19 March, 2023, Global Kids Fashion Show Edition One was successfully presented in the elegant and historic site of Hotel Shangri-La in Paris. Kids from nine countries gathered for this valuable event to celebrate their passion for fashion art.

« Global Kids Fashion Show » is a cultural IP project for young people organized by the Association of Arts and Fashion of Paris and the Sino-European Association of Educational & Cultural Exchange, with special support from the Fédération de la Haute Couture et de la Mode (FHCM, host organisation of Paris Fashion Week).

Global Kids Fashion Show aims to promote the development and exchange of international youth culture and fashion art. GKFS combines fashion-art education, stage performance, international culture and art exchange, and global welfare activities. This event is held once a year in the fashion center, Paris. The event’s purpose is to gather young talents from all over the world to compete in fashion and art. A season of a youth cultural variety reality show will be held annually in leading cultural cities around the world as an additional event.

The project was fully launched in March 2023 and keeps engaging young talents from four continents: Europe, America, Australia and Asia. The core of the first event was a fashion modeling competition, and this event is in partnership with global charities, including Make-A-Wish France and UNICEF Canada, in order to empower children to realize their fashion dreams and assist sick and underprivileged children to attain amazing achievements.