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‘Amazing Shanghai’arrives in Sri Lanka

Sep 4, 2017

The Shanghai Municipal Government and Shanghai Media Group joined hands with Global CAMG Media Group and Australia Star Group to launch the “Amazing Shanghai” photo exhibition in Colombo, the capital of Sri Lanka on August 24, to show the changes and achievements of the Chinese city.

Sri Lanka Cabinet Minister Gayantha Karunatileka, Pang Chunxue, political counselor of the Chinese Embassy in Sri Lanka, and other guests attended the opening ceremony in the Bandaranaike Memorial International Convention Hall and presented awards to the winners of “Impression of Shanghai” theme contest.

All the participants were encouraged to express their feelings about Shanghai in forms of art works, essays and speech contest. The contest, as the main event of the promotional campaign, received a total of more than 2,100 paintings, 930 essays and 480 speech contestants.

Shanghai Library also presented 500 Chinese books to the University of Colombo as gifts during the ceremony.

Sri Lanka’s radio station also launched a week-long series of broadcast shows to introduce Shanghai.