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Ambassador Zhang Weidong Attends the Reception for Introducing the Icelandic Delegation of Youth for the 2015 Tianjin International Children's Culture & Art Festival
2015-06-03

On 2nd June 2015, Ambassador Zhang Weidong attended the Reception for Introducing the Icelandic Delegation of Youth for the 2015 Tianjin International Children's Culture & Art Festival. Mr. Arnthor Helgason, chairman of the Chinese Icelandic Cultural Society and over 50 guests attended the reception. In his speech, Ambassador Zhang spoke highly of the enormous contributions the Chinese Icelandic Cultural Society had made to the development of China-Iceland friendship and cultural exchanges. He hoped that the young talents participating in the festival would become "little ambassadors" spreading peace and friendship and add splendor to the cultural and art exchanges between the two countries.

The 2015 Tianjin International Children's Culture & Art Festival, jointly sponsored by the Chinese People's Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries, China International Culture Association, China Song Qingling Foundation and the Tianjin Municipal People's Government, will be held from 25 to 31 July, 2015 in Tianjin, a city near China's capital city Beijing. The theme of this Festival is "Peace, Friendship and Future". It is aimed at strengthening cultural ties among peoples all over the world as well as providing opportunities and platform for exchange and interaction to the young people from different countries. Iceland will send a nine-people delegation to the festival.

 Ambassador Zhang Weidong is delivering a speech

Mr. Arnthor Helgason, chairman of the Chinese Icelandic Cultural Society is delivering a speech

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