Exhibition of CFPA Impressed the world in Plunge 2012 in Lithuania

June 25, 2012 - Awards & Results - Post by: WfpaEdit

On June 16th, 2012, vice President of CFPA, Mr. Duan Tiejun commissioned by president of CFPA, Mr. Shen Che, conducted a delegation to Lithuania to participate The Plunge 2012 international photography biennale events. The guest country was China. Photographers from all over the world brought their works photographed in different countries and regions to participate the exhibition in Lithuania. The exhibition fully reflected the bridge role played by CFPA in establishing bilateral cultural exchanges. This also deeply fitted the UNESCO’s mission, “promote cultural diversity and intercultural dialogue”. At the same time, the exhibition made a tremendous promotion in pushing minority culture of China to the world.

Lithuania Plunge 2012 International Photography Biennale Events was an important part of “China Year” activities held in Lithuania. CFPA members’ activities impressed the sponsor and local photographers deeply. Chinese ambassador in Lithuanian, Mr. Liu Zengwen with his wife, and mayor of Plunge with his wife attended the opening ceremony and delivered speeches.

Vice minister of Propaganda Department from Tianjin Binhai New District, Mr. Song Junsheng and director of Propaganda Department from Fangchenggang, Mr. Zhong Zhaoyong were invited to attend the opening ceremony and participated photography exchanges. Folklore photographer LiangZongyang and Heyong’an from Guangxi province brought more than 90 pieces of works to the exhibition. Their works attracted many spectators. CFPA delegation and Lithuanian Photographic Association exchanged souvenirs and photography albums. The international exhibition festival was held successfully and showed works of Chinese photographers to the people of Lithuania and all over the world. This not only promoted communication and friendship among countries, but deepened the understanding of different cultural values. The exhibition advanced cross-cultural dialogue, and authentically reflected the inscription of UNESCO “photography to promote cultural diversity, prosperity and development”.

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