"Meet with China" exhibition series kick off in Germany's Trier

Updated: 2018-06-04
  June 3 (Xinhua) -- The exhibition series "Meet with China" have kicked off in western German city of Trier, hometown of the thinker Karl Marx, with an opening exhibition dedicated to the local culture and social development in east China's Jiangxi Province.

  A cooperation project of the Chinese People's Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries (CPAFFC), Directorate General for Cultural Heritage Rhineland-Palatinate (GDKE) and the Association of German China Societies (ADCG), the exhibition series will also feature specific exhibitions on China's east province Shandong, southwest province Yunnan and the capital city Beijing, among others.

  Addressing an opening ceremony, Li Xiaolin, President of CPAFFC, noted that the year 2018 marks the 200th anniversary of the birth of Karl Marx and the 40th anniversary of China's reform and opening up.

  "We hope that the exhibition series could become a window for the German public to understand China, as well as a bridge for peoples of both countries to communicate their feelings and friendship," she said.

  Konrad Wolf, Minister of Culture in Rhineland-Palatinate, recalled that Rhineland-Palatinate had established relations of friendship with China for many years, through various channels of economic, scientific, technological, and cultural cooperation.

  "With this series of exhibitions held on the occasion of the 200th anniversary of Karl Marx's birth, local people will have the opportunity to learn more about China," he said.

  Source: China.org.cn

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