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Culture week opens door for better understanding of Tibetan culture among Poles: Ambassador

11-11-2012 01:09 BJT Special Report:This is Tibet |

WARSAW, Nov. 10 (Xinhua) -- The just concluded 2012 Poland China Tibetan Culture Week has helped the Polish people better understand Tibet and its culture, Chinese Ambassador to Poland Xu Jian said here on Saturday.

The culture week, the first of its kind in Poland, showcased Tibet's unique customs, its picturesque natural landscapes, rich culture and vigorous social development, Xu told Xinhua in an interview.

The week-long event included an exhibition of more than 200 photos taken by Chinese and foreign photographers and 46 Tibetan Thangka paintings, a Tibetan folk song and dance performance, in addition to a series of discussions and seminars between locals and Tibetologists.

Xu said the event had attracted a large number of Poles across a broad spectrum, adding "we feel it is necessary to deepen China-Poland cultural exchanges focusing on the Tibetan culture."

The ambassador said the success of the event was also a sign of deepening ties between the two countries.

Xu said the cultural exchanges between the two countries would take bilateral ties to a new level.


Editor:Bai Yang |Source: Xinhua

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