Yunnan presents its many-splendored life in Thailand
The "One River, One Family" China-Thailand Cultural Exchange, also the “Yunnan: A Many-splendored Life” international event, was held in Bangkok, Thailand on November 28.
Communication projects on Generation Z and Lancang-Mekong Cooperation (LMC) news stories selection were launched at the event opening, where Yunnan Daily Press Group signed a cooperation agreement with the Mass Communication Organization of Thailand (MCOT).
The opening also saw the Thai N-Tech International College awarded the Mekong Scholarship fund to Yunnan International Communication Center for South and Southeast Asia (YICC), and the YICC’s Mekong Magazine unveiled its branch in Thailand.
The “Getting Better for Shared Future” China-Thailand Media Chiefs Dialogue was also held on the same day, with the topics focusing on media exchange, cross-cultural communication, and media development.
The event featured the “Yunnan: A Many-splendored Life” exhibition area, where visitors were fascinated by Yunnan snacks, flowers and teas, as well as by cultural products from the Yunnan places of Baoshan, Lincang, Dehong, Pu'er, Xishuangbanna and Honghe.
Some 100 photos and posters displayed the beauty of Yunnan province and the green aspects of the Lancang-Mekong region.
Supported by All-China Journalists Association, Thai Journalists Association, Embassy of China in Thailand, and Information Office of Yunnan Provincial People's Government, the event was hosted by Yunnan Daily Press Group, N-Tech International College of Thailand, CICG Center for Asia and Pacific, and the YICC.
More than 150 Chinese and Thai officials, media leaders and scholars attended the event. Vice chairman of All-China Journalists Association Liu Siyang and consul general of Thailand in Kunming Bhavivarn Noraphallop delivered speeches online.
Reporting by Huang Yixian, Zhang Ruogu and Chu Donghua in Bangkok; Trans-editing by Wang Shixue