Xinhua Silk Road:2019年世界運河都市フォーラム&世界運河会議が中国東部の揚州で開催

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2019/10/9 13:12

Xinhua Silk Road:2019年世界運河都市フォーラム&世界運河会議が中国東部の揚州で開催

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【南京(中国)2019年10月8日PR Newswire=共同通信JBN】2019 World Canal Cities Forum & World Canals Conference(2019年世界運河都市フォーラム&世界運河会議)が9月26日から10月6日まで、中国東部・江蘇省の揚州で開催された。








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Xinhua Silk Road: 2019 World Canal Cities Forum & World Canals Conference held in E China's Yangzhou


NANJING, China, Oct. 8, 2019 /PRNewswire=KYODO JBN/ --

The 2019 World Canal Cities Forum & World Canals Conference was held in

Yangzhou, east China's Jiangsu Province, from September 26 to October 6.

Themed on protection, inheritance and utilization of the canal culture, the

forum aims to not only promulgate China's actions in protection, inheritance

and utilization of the Grand Canal, but also share the successful practice and

advanced experience of the world canal culture.

Luo Shugang, Chinese Minister of Culture and Tourism; Wu Zhenglong, Governor of

Jiangsu Province; Juan Carlos Varela, former President of Panama; and IWI's President

David Edwards-May attended the opening ceremony held on September 27

and delivered speeches on it.

Wu noted that Jiangsu will firmly grip the opportunity brought by the forum and

deem the canal as a medium to further deepen exchanges and cooperation with the

world's canal cities, promote cultural mutual understanding and contribute

China's wisdom to the global canal protection in a bid to create a better

future for the world's canal cities development.

In recent years, Yangzhou city has strived to build itself into a famous

historical and cultural city with a high degree of cultural consciousness and

cultural self-confidence, and push forward the fine protection of the Grand

Canal, the scientific use of the canal and the internationalization of the

canal cultural exchange so as to better take on Yangzhou's responsibility,

contribute Yangzhou's wisdom and illustrate Yangzhou's demonstration role in

the construction of the Grand Canal cultural corridor.

A diverse range of activities, such as a light show, folk talent show and

carnival parade, were also staged during the event.

As the longest and largest ancient artificial waterway in the world, the Grand

Canal was named a UNESCO World Heritage Site in June 2014.

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