In November 2022, the virtual showroom of the ASEAN-China Jewelry Art Exhibition was officially launched online. Under the guidance of the ASEAN-China Centre (ACC) and the China International Communication Group, the exhibition was co-hosted by the Central Academy of Fine Arts (CAFA) and China Center for International Communication Development. H.E. Mr. Shi Zhongjun, Secretary-General of ACC, Mr. Arthayudh Srisamoot, Ambassador of Thailand to China, and Mr. Lv Pinjing, Vice President of CAFA sent congratulatory letters for the exhibition.
Mr. Shi Zhongjun stated in his remarks that the exhibition, themed by “Solid Connection, Remarkable Synergy”, aims to build a platform for facilitating exchanges between the cultural and creative industries of the two sides. It will further strengthen friendship and promote practical cooperation. ACC is ready to join hands with all parties to strengthen people-to-people ties and carry forward friendship, in order to contribute to building an amicable home for ASEAN and China.
Mr. Arthayudh Srisamoot emphasised that the exhibition established a meaningful platform for advancing the sharing of arts and culture, as well as strengthening the mutual understanding among ASEAN and Chinese peoples. Thailand is delighted to be the Guest of Honor of this year’s exhibition and will remain committed to promoting people-to-people and cultural exchanges in order to build a people-centered community for ASEAN and China.
Mr. Lv Pinjing pointed out that the exhibition forms a visual dialogue and jointly promote the in-depth exchanges between ASEAN and China in field of art and design. It will play an important role in promoting people-to-people connectivity of the two sides, and fuel to the construction of a new pattern of arts and design for the future in the context of Asian culture.
This year marks the first year of ASEAN-China Comprehensive Strategic Partnership and the 31st Anniversary of ASEAN-China Dialogue Relations. Held both online and offline, the exhibition featured 125 pieces/sets of jewelry by 36 artists from Cambodia, China, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore and Thailand, in order to promote exchanges and mutual learning among different cultures, and express the best wishes to the ASEAN-China friendship. The exhibited works reflect the organic combination of traditional culture and modern technology, and demonstrate the unique charm of ASEAN and Chinese cultures as well as the achievements of both sides in the field of arts and design.
The exhibition is organised by the Co-Innovation Center for Art Creation and Research on Silk Road of CAFA and Beijing E9 Zone Innovation Works, co-organised by Beijing Institute of Fashion Technology, Guangxi Arts University and the ASEAN-China Arts Colleges Alliance, and supported by the Embassies of ASEAN Member States (AMS) in China, Embassy of China in Thailand and China Image Group. As Thailand is the Guest of Honor of the exhibition, the “Creative People Talk: Thailand-China Creative Industry Webinar” was also held. The China Image Group shot photos and videos of the exhibition which was held offline in Beijing, and established a permanent virtual showroom, which is promoted by People’s Daily, Xinhua News Agency, CNR News, Guangming Net, China Daily, China News, Huanqiu and other online platforms. Please enjoy the online exhibition in the link below:
Link of the Virtual Showroom：https://www.720yun.com/vr/4ec2ampkql6