KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 15 — Jiangmen City in Guangdong Province recently held the Overseas Chinese Cultural Exchange and Cooperation and the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Youth Cultural Creativity Development Conference.
The three-day event beginning Nov 13, has gathered over 1,000 overseas Chinese and youths, serving as a significant platform to help the world understand the Chinese culture.
Through exchange and mutual learning among civilisations, people-to-people ties between different countries grew stronger.
During the opening ceremony, the Important Cultural Exchange and Cooperation Platform for Overseas Chinese was launched. A total of 12 culture and tourism projects were signed on site with a total investment of 64.7 billion yuan. (100 yuan = RM59.19)
At the same time, the Cultural Creativity Base for Youths from the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area was unveiled to build a highland of cultural creativity brands.
In addition, Jiangmen will hold the ‘2019 China (Jiangmen) Overseas Chinese Carnival’ this month, themed ‘Cultural Greater Bay Area, Colorful Overseas Chinese Capital’.
A series of 10 activities will be launched to highlight the unique ‘overseas Chinese city memory’ of Jiangmen.