Country for PR: China
Contributor: Xinhua News Agency
Wednesday, March 13 2019 - 15:38
"Charming Beijing" Blooming in Vienna, the Capital of Music
VIENNA, March 13, 2019 /Xinhua-AsiaNet/--

The "Charming Beijing" Photo Exhibition and Public Day Event hosted by the 
Beijing Municipal Bureau of Culture and Tourism was held recently in the Lugner 
City in Vienna, Austria. Mr. Hauser, Member of Parliament of Austria, Zhang 
Zhihong, Cultural Counselor of the Chinese Embassy to Austria, and Shi Anping, 
Inspector of the Beijing Municipal Bureau of Culture and Tourism attended the 

Mr. Hauser, said that such event helps the citizens of Vienna understand 
Beijing vividly and deeply and he believes that the mutual visits between the 
two countries will be more and more frequent in the future.

Zhang Zhihong, said that the relationship between China and Austria has been 
advancing continuously, especially Austrian president and prime minister 
visited China at the same time last year, which made the cooperation between 
the two countries in economy, culture, tourism and science and technology 
deeper. The capitals of the two countries have much in common, such as a long 
history, fine traditions, profound cultural connotations, rich tourist 
resources and cultural customs, and he welcomes more Austrians to visit China. 

On the day of the event, the Traditional Dragon Dance in Chinese Folk Customs 
and other wonderful performances caused a lot of applause at the scene. Such 
interactive activities as Chinese clothes try-on, paper-cutting art, 
hand-painted Peking Opera Mask, and VR experience attracted many citizens of 
Vienna participate in interactive activities.

Source: The Beijing Municipal Bureau of Culture and Tourism

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   Caption: Vienna citizens participate in interactive activities