July 27, 2017 -- The Cultural Exploration of West China in the UK, a cultural program initiated by the State Council Information Office to showcase Chinese culture, opened on Thursday in London.
Lu Wei, deputy head of the Publicity Department of the Communist Party of China Central Committee, Liu Xiaoming, Chinese ambassador to the UK, and more than 600 British people from various walks of life attended the opening ceremony.
As two important representatives of eastern and western civilizations, China and the UK have seen hundreds of years' history of cultural exchange. This event is expected to help British people know more about China's multiethnic cultures and promote friendship between the two peoples, said Lu.
Ambassador Liu said that the west China is less understood by British people compared with east China. The west boasts profound culture and has the greatest potential for development in China. The event will contribute to deepening China-UK cooperation and increasing mutual understanding.
By: Shi Dongdong