2019 Sino-Italian Cultural Festival-Machelata Festival Port Area Special Event
There are three or two branches of exotic peach blossoms, and the spring wind is green in the south of the Yangtze River. Spring breeze everywhere, everything shows a new look. In such a vibrant season, the Sino-Italian Cultural Festival - Machelata Festival Port Area Special Cultural Exchange Conference was held in Wuyang Riverside Square.
Machelata, Italy, is the hometown of Matteo Ricci, a missionary. Taicang is the anchorage of Zheng He's seven voyages to the Western Ocean. China's cultural exchanges with foreign countries have been carried out since the pre-Qin Dynasty. Cultural exchanges are an important channel for promoting world cultural development and friendly exchanges between countries.
On April 11, a delegation led by the Deputy Mayor of Machelata, Italy, visited the Import and Export Trade Center of Taicang Port. Officials of the port government and student representatives warmly welcomed and warmly received the Italian delegation.
Members of delegations from both sides actively exchanged and interacted in the venue. Vice Mayor Machelata also exchanged football with our young players on the spot, and the atmosphere was relaxed and active. During the exchange activities, the two sides further deepened their understanding of fashion art, sports, culture and food, and promoted the spread of Sino-Italian culture through the speeches of representatives of both sides, fashion show of student representatives, football performance of small players and tasting of Sino-Italian food.
Through this friendly exchange with the Italian delegation, the two peoples have promoted their understanding of the cultures of the two countries and deepened the friendship between the Chinese and Italian people.