USEUROPEAFRICAASIA 中文双语Français
Culture
Home / Culture / Cultural Exchange

Year of cultural exchange refreshes China's image in Latin America

Xinhua | Updated: 2016-12-12 16:42

Year of cultural exchange refreshes China's image in Latin America

Artists perform during a performance showcasing traditional Chinese operas at a theater in Lima, Peru, Nov 20, 2016. [Photo/Xinhua]

One of Mexico City's most venerable museums on Friday invited the public to a game of Jianzi, a traditional Chinese national sport known in English as Chinese hacky sack.

"Come this weekend," the San Ildefonso Museum said to its Twitter followers. "We challenge you to participate in the oriental game Jianzi, every Saturday at 1 pm."

Kicking a colorful and feathered shuttlecock into the air without using your hands is a popular pastime in China, but in Mexico it's a rare sight, or at least used to be one before the 2016 Year of China-Latin America Cultural Exchange.

Over the past year, Latin Americans have had the chance to appreciate Chinese art, music, dance, operas and even recreational games like Jianzi.

The San Ildefonso, which is hosting one of the year's landmark exhibitions, "Masterpieces from the National Art Museum of China", is also offering a series of talks on various aspects of the Chinese culture.

Previous Page 1 2 3 Next Page

Editor's picks
BACK TO THE TOP
Copyright 1995 - . All rights reserved. The content (including but not limited to text, photo, multimedia information, etc) published in this site belongs to China Daily Information Co (CDIC). Without written authorization from CDIC, such content shall not be republished or used in any form. Note: Browsers with 1024*768 or higher resolution are suggested for this site.
License for publishing multimedia online 0108263

Registration Number: 130349
FOLLOW US