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Contributor: Xinhua News Agency
Wednesday, September 19 2018 - 13:20
AsiaNet
Hainan Culture Enters Russia
MOSCOW, Sept. 19, 2018 /Xinhua-AsiaNet/--

As the song On the Field of Hope played with leaves sounded in the exhibition 
hall of Chinese Cultural Center in Moscow on September 17, the Russian audience 
were immediately attracted by this unique form of performance and applauded 
repeatedly to express their appreciation.

On September 17, "Hainan Culture Enters Russia" event of China was held in the 
Chinese Cultural Center in Moscow, capital of Russia, in a bid to enhance the 
Russian people's understanding of Hainan culture and promote the culture 
exchange and cooperation between Hainan Province of China and Russia.

Wang Qi, official of the Publicity Department of Hainan Provincial CPC 
Committee, said that the event showcased the local customs and culture of 
Hainan to the audience. He also expressed his hope to further deepen the 
Russian people's understanding of Hainan through this exchange event.

Agamov Alexander Matveevich, executive director of World Without Borders, a 
tourism association in Russia, said that he deeply appreciated the event for 
they could enhance mutual exchanges between China and Russia. Because of the 
experiences accumulated in tourism, he has a deeper understanding that only by 
promoting tourists' in-depth understanding of the destinations, can they 
inspire greater willingness of tourists to travel. Russian tourists have strong 
interests in visiting places of historic interest and in understanding local 
customs and practices of tourist destinations. The event was very helpful in 
making more Russians understand Hainan.

As the song On the Field of Hope played ended, Chen Liang, deputy head of 
Hainan Provincial Ethnic Song and Dance Ensemble, played Katyusha, a Russian 
song, bringing the atmosphere to a climax. Later, traditional ethnic dances, 
erhu solo, and ensemble of ethnic musical instrument were staged. The audience 
recorded the performances by their mobile phones.

According to Chen, the audience were every enthusiastic and the atmosphere was 
very good. He was rather proud to introduce Hainan culture to Russian audience. 
At the event, 80 photographic works were also displayed, showing tourism in 
Hainan including scenic spots, products, and services.

More than 150 Chinese and Russian friends participated in the event.

SOURCE: The Publicity Department of Hainan Provincial CPC Committee

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held in the Chinese Cultural Center in Moscow, capital of Russia.

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