The Confucius Institute of the University of Bucharest will organize in February a photography exhibition which will feature photographs of landscapes, infrastructure, tradition and customs of China, as well as of other countries on the New Silk Road.

Therefore, Friday, the 2nd of February 2018 will be the varnishing day of the “New Silk Road” exhibition, at the “Constantin Brâncuși” Hall of the Palace of the Parliament (2-4 Izvor Street, sector 5). Until Sunday, the 25th of February 2018, all those interested will be able to enjoy the photographs displayed within the exhibition.

The mass-media representatives are invited to partake into the opening of the photography exhibition starting with 11:00 AM. The launch of the exhibition will be attended by the rector of the University of Bucharest, Professor Mircea Dumitru, as well as by the representatives of the Confucius Institute.
The Silk Road, which was established over 2.000 years ago, has represented the main commercial route through which China established connections with numerous nations of the world, making it possible to have not only commercial exchange, but also significant cultural interference. In the contemporary age, the New Silk Road is an important project, which fundamentally aims to develop the connectivity and the cooperation of China and Europe, Asta and Africa on economical, financial, commercial and cultural levels.

Promoting the Chinese language and culture represents the main aim of the Confucius Insitute within the University of Bucharest, recently awarded with the title of “Confucius Institute of the Year 2017”. The activity of the institute involves not only the organization of courses in universities and numerous pre-university education institutions, but also the development of cultural exhibitions, debates and scientific conferences on various subjects regarding the cultural relationships between Romania and China.

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