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Leading guests tood group photos together.
Leading guests jointly launched this event.
Shan Hong said that:"At this event we invited foreign diplomats in China to come to Shaanxi. From the perspective of "Foreign Eyes", they observe and witness Shaanxi's achievements in culture and tourism integration, scientific and technological innovation, industrial development and many other aspects, to feel and understand the Chinese modernization through cultural exchange and mutual learning. I hope diplomats could find some difference of Shaanxi and China in this event, and also hope that the upcoming cultural activities could help you love and tell stories of Shaanxi to promote the cooperation between Shaanxi and other countries and regions in various fields, and thus better spread the Chinese culture globally."
Speech by Shan Hong, Deputy Minister of the Publicity Department of the Shaanxi Provincial Committee.
Martin Chedondo said that: Above all I look forward to a successful visit and fruitful exchanges andthe establishment of long term relationships.
Martin Chedondo said that：Whilst this is my second visit to this province my expectation is to see the continuation and consolidation of quality development for the new era. I want to learn and benchmark the strategies for resilience in adversity. I want to see how the development has withstood the challenges posed by the COVID-19.
"I am sure that by the trip of visiting and understanding Yan'an, Xi'an, Xianyang and Baoji, ambassadors will gain deeper understanding of Shaanxi and China, and will promote the cooperation between your countries and China especially Shaanxi on cultural tourism, economic and trade exchanges, and formation of sister cities from a more comprehensive and accurate perspective.”Li Anjun said.
Speech by Li Anjun, Second Level Inspector of the Foreign Affairs Office of The People's Government of Shaanxi Province.
Fan Jianping said that:"During the six-day tour, you will learn about the legendary stories about why red star shines over China and the 'Spirit of Yan'an', an heirloom of the Communist Party of China. You will also learn about Shaanxi's action to achieve the strategic goal of 'Carbon Peaking and Carbon Neutrality', Shaanxi's achievements in the BRI construction, Shaanxi's new business patterns for cultural tourism of the Silk Road, and Shaanxi's strength in building a 'Province with Strong Brands'. We sincerely hope that all the diplomats in the tour could deem Shaanxi, the starting point of the Silk Road Economic Belt, as a window to experience China's vitality and charm and understand the Chinese modernization. We also hope that we could enhance mutual understanding, deepen friendship and jointly develop a new chapter of exchanges and mutual learning between Chinese and foreign civilizations."
Fan Jianping said that:"This year marks the 10th anniversary of the BRI. The 5th Diplomats' Tour to Shaanxi invited diplomats to visit Yan'an, Xi'an, Baoji and Xianyang to have a profound understanding of Shaanxi's present status and future prospects in the fields of cultural tourism, digital economy, urban renewal and social service in this new era, and probe into Shaanxi's unique path of high-quality development."
Fan Jianping said that:"Shaanxi is an important cradle of the Chinese nation, a starting point of the ancient Silk Road and a major pivot of the 'Belt and Road'. Designed and executed by CRI Online Shaanxi Channel, four serial activities of 'Diplomats' Tour to Shaanxi' have been successfully organized since 2017, and have been attended by diplomats from more than 50 countries. By telling Shaanxi's story and conveying Shaanxi's voice, the activities presented a true, multi-dimensional, and panoramic view of China."
Fan Jianping said that:"CRI Online is not only a central major news website for 'international communication' sponsored by CMG, but also an international new media platform employing the most languages in China for it is available in 44 languages worldwide. Over the past more than 20 years since its founding, CRI Online has played a bridging role of media, and promoted exchanges and mutual learning between Chinese and foreign civilizations through diversified forms and rich contents of information services and exchange activities."
Fan Jianping said that: "The grand Pagoda Hill stands by the torrential Yanhe River. In the early summer when all things flourish, we met in Yan'an, the holy land of the Chinese revolution. The foreign diplomats stationed in China from Zimbabwe, Madagascar, Albania, Morocco, Ethiopia, Peru, Sri Lanka, Iran, Lesotho, Namibia, Bangladesh, Cambodia, Kenya and the Bahamas, together with the leaders, guests and media colleagues witnessing the launch of the themed activity 'In Love with Shaanxi on the Silk Road: The 5th Diplomats' Tour to Shaanxi'. On behalf of CRI Online of CMG, I would like to thank all of you for your participation and support!"
Speech by Fan Jianping, President of CRI Online, China Media Group (CMG)
"Through this event, we hope to demonstrate the beauty of Yan'an's history, landscapes, and culture amidst the changes of the times, China's progress, and the voice of its people. We sincerely hope ambassadors and international friends help us better promote and introduce Yan'an, and build a larger platform for exchanges in terms of culture, tourism, economy and trade. Together, we can enhance communication, foster practical cooperation, and achieve mutual benefits between Yan'an and countries around the world." said Yang Honglan
Yang Honglan said that："Yan'an is the home to 445 revolutionary sites and is acclaimed as the "City of Chinese Revolution Museums". Yan'an boasts breathtaking natural landscapes, including Hukou Waterfall on the Yellow River, the world's largest yellow waterfall, and Qiankun Bay, which forms a spectacular 320-degree bend resembling the Tai Chi diagram and is a marvel in the Qinjin Grand Canyon."
Speech by Yang Honglan, member of the Standing Committee of the Yan'an Municipal Party Committee, and Minister of the Municipal Party Committee Propaganda Department of Yan'an.
How can you come to Shanbei and not enjoy Shanbei folk songs? Next, let's listen to a beautiful Shanbei folk song.
Ansai waist drum, a traditional performance in Yanan, originated in Ansai district, Yanan City, Shaanxi province. For the audience, they can enjoy both an audio-visual feast from such kind of performance. As time goes by, although the connotation of Ansai waist drum has been renewed, the waist drum spirit of self-improvement, optimism and hard-working remains the same.
On June 5, 2023, the opening ceremony of the themed event "In Love with Shaanxi on the Silk Road: The 5th Diplomats' Tour to Shaanxi" is held in Yan'an, Shaanxi province. The event will be broadcast live in both Chinese and English on "Direct China" by CRI Online. Please stay tuned.