Greek Minister of Culture and Sports, Ms Lydia Koniordou concluded, on 24 September 2017, an official visit to China (Shanghai, Dunhuang, Beijing, 17-24 September, 2017), which yielded significant results, creating a new momentum for the future.
Two delegations, one from the French-speaking channel of China’s CCTV network and onefrom China Radio International (CRI) had meetings with the General Secretary for Media and Communication, Mr Lefteris Kretsos and Greek Public Broadcaster (ERT) executives, to discuss the widening of Greece-China cooperation in radio and television sector.
Greece-china2017.gr is presenting today, an interview with Paul Firos, founder of the Herakleidon Museum in Athens. The Museum is participating in events of the “2017 Greece-China Year of Cultural Exchanges and Cooperation of Creative Industries", by hosting, from 23 September 2017 to 29 April 2018, the exhibition "Ancient Chinese Science and Technology" of the China Museum of Science and Technology in Beijing. In addition, from October 2017 to March 2018, the Herakleidon will present the exhibition “EUREKA – Science, art and technology of the Ancient Greeks”, at the China Museum of Science and Technology in the Chinese capital.
“The Body, The Soul and The Place. Contemporary Greek Artists” - Exhibition of the State Museum of Contemporary Art (SMCA) at the National Art Museum of China within the framework of the7th Beijing Biennial of Contemporary Art (24/9 - 15/10/2017).
With a commemorative series of stamps and the presentation of the book "LI KI - Ritual and etiquette in ancient China organization of society and state", Hellenic Post (ELTA) is honouring the 2017 Greece-China Year of Cultural Exchanges, on the occasion of the 82nd Thessaloniki International Fair.
More than 120 books (fiction, children’s literature, scientific and art books) from 52 Greek publishers were showcased at the Greek pavilion at the prestigious Beijing International Book Fair (BIBF), on 23-27 August.
An exchange of exhibitions between the Athens Herakleidon Museum and the China Museum of Science and Technology in Beijing will take place in the context of the Greece-China Year of Cultural Exchanges and Cooperation in Creative Industries 2017.