Yantai, Rostov-on-Don facilitate cultural exchanges
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The Yantai (Rostov) cultural promotion week is launched at a sister-city cultural exchange event for Yantai, which is located in East China's Shandong province, and Rostov-on-Don, Russia, on Dec 21. [Photo/Haibao News]
A sister-city cultural exchange event for Yantai, which is located in East China's Shandong province, and Rostov-on-Don, Russia, was held at both online and offline venues and livestreamed globally on Dec 21.
A variety of cultural performances including paper-cutting, Chinese calligraphy, singing and dancing, and sand painting were staged during the event to comprehensively showcase Yantai's charm.
The Yantai (Rostov) cultural promotion week was also launched and three Russian people were appointed as Yantai's promotional ambassadors.
A Russian citizen is appointed as Yantai's promotional ambassador during the event on Dec 21. [Photo/Haibao News]
Yantai and Rostov-on-Don established a sister-city relationship in 2017 and have since carried out practical cooperation in various fields such as education, science, technology and culture, according to Wang Xiaojuan, director of the Yantai publicity department.
A senior official from Rostov-on-Don hailed Yantai as one of the city's most credible partners. She said that the activity has provided a good platform for both sides to facilitate communication. She also noted that Rostov-on-Don will continue to promote close cooperation with Yantai and bring more mutual benefits for people from both sides.
Nishan Book, a library of Chinese language and culture, is unveiled at Don State Technical University in Russia. The university president, Besarion Meskhi, expects more cooperation with Yantai. Russian students believe the library will help them better learn the language. [Video provided to chinadaily.com.cn]