(DALIANNEWS)-“The Belt and Road shining star over Dalian”The third“red beach cup”Dalian International Exchange Week of Youth Culture and Art opened at the world expo square in Dalian, a port city of Northeastern China's Liaoning Province, August 15, 2018.
The opening ceremony of Dalian International Exchange Week of Youth Culture and Art opens at the world expo square in Dalian, a port city of Northeastern China's Liaoning Province, August 15, 2018.
The event attracted a total of 186 youngsters from ten foreign countries including Russia, Australia, Singapore, South Korea, Sri Lanka, India, Thailand, Egypt, Indonesia and Japan as well as Hong Kong SAR.
A total of 24 domestic youth art troupes and 10 local youth art troupes also took part in the opening ceremony.
Youngsters from different countries gave wonderful performance on stage during the opening ceremony.
The event aims to present Chinese culture and local unique feature to the young people from home and abroad.
Wen Xueqiong, vice mayor of Dalian, also delivered a speech during the opening ceremony. "We hope this event will serve a stage for all the youngsters to enhance the mutual understanding and friendship,especially to promote the culture exchanges between Dalian and all the belt and road countries. We are delighted to make communications of culture and art as a way to show openness, romance and civilized image of Dalian.", said Wen.
In the following days, foreign youngsters will also experience Chinese culture and history as well as the intangible cultural heritage through a series of activities in Dalian.