Oct 18, 2021, 8:33 AM
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Diplomat: China-Iran cultural interactions flourish human civilization

Tehran, IRNA – Deputy ambassador of Chinese embassy in Tehran Li Fu Hua has said that cultural interactions between the two great civilizations of China and Iran helped develop human civilization.

The Chinese diplomat made the remark in the inauguration ceremony of the second round of “Second Chinese Cinema at a Glance,” which was held at the Iranian Artists Forum in Tehran on Saturday night in the presence of some Iranian and foreign cultural officials.

The deputy ambassador, Chinese cultural attaché, Austrian cultural attaché, Finnish diplomat, Sri Lankan ambassador, as well as some Iranian activists and authorities, took part in the event.

Li Fu Hua noticed that 2021 marked the 50th anniversary of the establishment of China-Iran ties, stressing that the two countries are among the ancient civilizations, which enjoy brilliant culture and history.

The cultural interactions of these two great civilizations paved the way for the flourishing of human civilization, she noted, adding that China-Iran cooperation has uninterruptedly continued and borne many fruits.

The Chinese diplomat expressed hope that the two nations will utilize the long-term interactions and cooperation to expand mutual understanding and help improve human values such as peace, development, justice, democracy and freedom to make a better world.

The Chinese embassy in Tehran in collaboration with the Art and Experience Cinema of Iran hold the event to increase cinematic collaborations between Iranian and Chinese cinema activists, she said, noting that seven Chinese movies have been selected to be displayed.

Ja’far Sanei Moghaddam, managing director of the Art and Experience Cinema, expressed hope that holding the 12th week of screening foreign movies, which is dedicated to Chinese films, will help bolster cooperation between China and Iran.

Majid Rajabi Me’mar, managing director of the Iranian Artists Forum, said that the Chinese and Iranian cinemas have been affected by important political events.

The second round of “Second Chinese Cinema at a Glance” is being held both in-person and online from October 16 to 22. Enthusiasts can watch a movie at the Iranian Artists Forum during this week. Iranian platform hashur.com is tasked to present an online screening of two movies each night through this week.


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