06 Jun 2011
Chinese calligraphy concert in Vienna marks bilateral ties
This was a theme concert which integrated the history of Chinese calligraphy, the culture of calligraphy and traditional Chinese music. During the concert, audiences enjoy the classical music from different dynasties while watching the calligrapher writing poem with the rhythm.
The concert was organised by the Chinese People's Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries (CPAFFC), in cooperation with the Austrian-Chinese Cultural Exchange Association and the Austrian-Chinese Friendship Association.
The two countries established formal diplomatic relations in May 28th, 1971. The 40th anniversary of forging of diplomatic ties between the two countries is on May, 2011.
Watch the CCTV video of the event and read audience reactions here.
Read the Xinhua press report here.
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Image: CCTV China Central Television
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