Opening ceremony of the 12th China-ASEAN Youth Artwork Creativity Contest Award-wining Works Exhibition was held in Nangning
Source: CAEXPO Secretariat Time:2018-09-14 19:15:15
On the morning of September 13, the Opening ceremony of the 12th China-ASEAN Youth Artwork Creativity Contest Award-winning Works Exhibition was held at Guangxi Art Museum, attended by Huang Daowei, Deputy Chairman of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference and Vice Secretary of the Party Group of Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region. It had the theme of “inheriting the art along the silk road,” and demonstrated nearly 100 pieces of design works which were displayed at the contest, including folk’s musical instruments and clothes, which featured the traditional cultural elements of China and the ASEAN countries, with a view to jointly adding glamor to the 15th China-ASEAN Expo and showcased the charm of multi-culture of China and ASEAN countries. On the morning of that day, a total of more than 300 young artists and representatives from China and ASEAN countries attended the opening ceremony and visited the works exhibition.
The 12th China-ASEAN Youth Artwork Creativity Contest was jointly sponsored by the Committee of Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region of the Chinese Youth League, the Department of Culture of Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, the Tourism Administration of Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, the International Expo Affairs Bureau of Guangxi, the Youth Federation of Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, and the People’s Government of Nanning City, regarded as one of the key events held during the 15th China-ASEAN Expo.Taking the traditional ethnic culture and art of China and the ASEAN countries as the entry point, and surrounding the objective of “promoting harmony by means of art and deepening friendship by means of exchange,” the contest positively practiced the grand strategic idea of the “Belt and Road Initiative”, build the broad platform for the art and culture exchange between China and ASEAN countries, and pushed the international cultural industry cooperation among China and ASEAN and the countries along the Belt and Road. From the perspective of art, it positively promoted the exchange and cooperation between China and ASEAN in the fields of economy and culture.
Launched in May of this year , this contest expressed the stories, thoughts, sentiments, aesthetics, styles and demeanor of the people in China and ASEAN countries. The contents of participating in the contest included the design works of folk’s musical instrument and clothing. At the expiry of the collection period, the Organization Committee of the Contest had received more than 600 participating works of young artists from China and ASEAN countries. Sixty works had been awarded and sent to exhibited at the contest upon the professional and meticulous examination by the jury of the contest. The works displayed at this contest feature sharp themes, novelty concept, positiveness, as well as fashionable designs and creativity, elegance, practicality and innovation. They had merged the unique artistic styles of the young artists from China and ASEAN countries, fully demonstrated the inheritance and development of the national traditional culture and art in both China and ASEAN countries in the connectivity and blending of economy and culture.
It was reported that the award-wining works will be exhibited at Guangxi Art Museum from Sept.13 to 16. Meanwhile, the works will be exhibited online at www.10m1.com. After September 16, the participating works will continue to be displayed at China-ASEAN Art Museum (at No. 39-6, Jinhu Road South, Qingxiu District, Nanning City). Afterwards, the Organization Committee of the contest will organize and hold many activitis such as the itinerant exhibition of the excellent works awarded at all the past contests and China - ASEAN Art Charity Auction.