Online celebrations announced by China Cultural Center in Pakistan amid COVID-19
April 20 marked the fifth anniversary of China Cultural Center in Pakistan, a pioneer institute enhancing ties between the people of Pakistan and China through art, culture, music and films.
This year, the center decided to launch online celebration to restrain public engagement and adopt social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic.
China Cultural Center in Pakistan has launched online celebrations on its Facebook page.
Visitors can access China Online series of activities online including five photo exhibitions, “Our Silk Road”, “World Cultural Heritage in China”, “The Ancient Silk Road State of Kucha”, “Beautiful China”, “Celebrating in Harmony and Joy – Chinese Spring Festival Photo Exhibition” and documentary series “Beautiful China”, “China Beyond Your Imagination”, and “One Belt One Road – People to People Connectivity”.
China Cultural Center in Pakistan has organized 26 grand exhibitions in the past such as “China-Pakistan Friendship Photo Exhibition”, “Beautiful China Photo Exhibition”, “Belt and Road in My Eyes, A Pakistani Students’ Poster Competition” attracting more than 20,000 visitors.
To celebrate Chinese New Year, more than 30 grand cultural performances such as the “70th Anniversary of the Founding of the People’s Republic of China”, “65th Anniversary of the Establishment of Diplomatic Relations Between China and Pakistan”, and “Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival” gala performance for more than 100,000 audience.
Training workshops such as Chinese Martial Arts, Chinese Culinary Art, and Chinese Paper Cutting were also organized.
The “China Film Festival and Film Conference” held in August 2019 opened a new chapter in the exchange and cooperation between film industry of China and Pakistan.
On this special day five years ago, Chinese President Xi Jinping on a state visit to Pakistan together with Pakistan’s former premier Sharif officially launched the center in Islamabad.
The establishment of the China Cultural Center in Pakistan is the symbol of the further deepening of bilateral relations between Pakistan and China. The center aims to strengthen cultural exchanges and cooperation between China and Pakistan and enhance mutual understanding and friendship between the people of two countries.
Since its establishment in Pakistan, China Cultural Center has actively organized various types of cultural activities i.e., cultural performances, visual arts exhibitions, film festivals, film shows, teaching, training, lectures, seminars and other different cultural activities.