For Chinese people who have hit the half-century mark, scenes from a film depicting wartime Yugolsavia can be recalled with almost consumate ease.
Premier Li Keqiang will meet a host of celebrities in Belgrade on Thursday, but this will be more than just a routine diplomatic assignment.
A storied history, destinations as diverse as soaring mountains and sun-drenched beaches, and easier visa applications have made the Balkans an emerging attraction to Chinese tourists.
A man shows his work of his grandchildren's name in Chinese letters at the 59th Belgrade Book Fair, in Belgrade, Serbia, Oct 26, 2014.
The "World Heritage in China" photo exhibition was held during the 59th Belgrade Book Fair which was opened on Oct 26.
Visiting an ongoing "Week of Chinese Film" that takes place here, Chinese ambassador to Serbia Li Manchang said Tuesday that Serbian audience will get to know contemporary China much better by watching movies it has to offer.