Chinese culture promoted in Mexico through poetry

Sun Xintang is a Chinese scholar and writer born in 1975 in Guantao, China. In order to promote his country’s culture in Mexico, Xintang selected and translated seven poems by three different Chinese authors for the digital magazine OtrosDiálogos, which belongs to Colegio de México.

China-Argentina Friendship and Cooperation 2022 Competition

The China Public Diplomacy Association and the Embassy of China in Argentina launched the China-Argentina Friendship and Cooperation Year 2022 Video Contest, as part of the 50th anniversary of the establishment of bilateral diplomatic relations.

“China from a Costa Rican perspective” contest

The Embassy of China in Costa Rica officially opened a call for entries for its second Vlog contest, “China from a Costa Rican perspective”, as part of the 15th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries.

Panama commemorates the 169th anniversary of the arrival of the Chinese community in Panama

The first people of Chinese descent arrived in Panama 169 years ago. Approximately 750 people from China emigrated to Panama to help build railroads. A monument was erected at the lookout point of the Las Americas Bridge to recognize the work and friendship between the two countries.

Cuban students will be able to learn Chinese in Basic Secondary Education

The Fructuoso Rodríguez Basic Secondary School, in Plaza de la Revolución municipality in Havana (Cuba), began offering Chinese course

Ai Weiwei’s works in Colombia

Starting February 19, 2022, to March 31 of this year, La Cometa Gallery in Bogota, (Colombia) opens its doors to Ai Weiwei, a Chinese activist, artist, and architect, who in recent years has become one of the most important exponents of contemporary art today.

Bogota joins the Year of the Water Tiger celebration

February 1, 2022, marked the Chinese New Year, a traditional holiday of great importance in the Chinese calendar. Bogotá (Colombia) was one of the cities in Latin America and the Caribbean that joined the celebration. The Colombian capital also took the opportunity to celebrate 42 years of diplomatic relations with the Asian country.

Online summer camp strengthens relations between Panama and China

On January 6, the Confucius Institute at Universidad de Panama inaugurated the online summer camp to bring the 10 participating countries in Latin America and the Caribbean closer to traditional Chinese culture. Panama, Jamaica, Bolivia, Colombia, Costa Rica, Guyana, Peru, Mexico, Chile, and Ecuador participated in the event.

Tango comes to China courtesy of Beijing Central Music Conservatory

The Beijing Central Music Conservatory -opened in 1949 and currently with 1,500 students at its Beijing campus- is the most prestigious arts institution in China. On October 28th, this important institution inaugurated its Tango Research and Practice Center, in collaboration with Argentina’s Universidad Nacional de las Artes.

Cuban participants stand out in the second edition of the Chinese Talent Contest in Latin America and the Caribbean

The Chinese Talent Contest in Latin America and the Caribbean is sponsored by the CLEC Foundation and the ASA Panama Foundation to promote the Chinese language in the region through different artistic expressions. The second edition of the contest was held last September and the winners were announced in October.

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