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The Fifth Nanyang Culture Festival held in Xiamen

2016-08-15  click:

Co-organized by the general consulate of the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Xiamen Foreign Affairs Office, The Fifth Nanyang Culture Festival was successfully held in Xiamen with theme of “Renew the friendship for common development”. During the festival, a series of cultural events were held, including the opening ceremony, Southeast Asia cultural and arts performance, Southeast Asia forums, products shows, business match-making, food festival and film exhibitions.

Some 300 guests from home and abroad participated in the events including government officials of the 10 ASEAN countries, performing arts groups, scholars, cooks and overseas Chinese businesspeople.

The Nanyang Culture Festival is part of the efforts to celebrate the 25 anniversary of the establishment of dialogues between China and ASEAN and has played an important role in facilitating exchanges and cooperation with ASEAN in culture, tourism and trade. It also helps Fujian to play its role in the “Belt and Road Initiative”.