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HPPD & people-to-people exchanges in the Summer of 2017 

Since the establishment of the China-EU High Level People to People Dialogue (HPPD) in February 2012, much progress has been made, helping to deepen mutual understanding and recognition of long history and brilliant civilizations. In the HPPD framework, landmark activities such as “EU officials visiting China program”,“the Chinese Bridge Summer Camp”and “China-EU Culture and Arts Festival” were held in the summer of 2017.

2017 EU officials visiting China program

Opening Ceremony of 2017 EU officials visiting China program

The opening event of the 3rd China Arts Festival in the EU, the gala show “Sounds of Grasslands” was held at Theater Saint-Michel on 18 May 2017

On 10 July 2017, The Belt &Road China-EU Forum on Regional Promotion was held under the framework of the third edition of the China Arts Festival in the EU

The opening of the exhibition “Dialogue With Emperor Qin” on 20 September 2017 at Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management

Thirty-five students from four European Schools in Brussels participated in the Chinese Bridge Summer Camp 2017 in Beijing and Nanjing, China from 6-23 July

Summer campers were having a calligraphy class

Summer campers were trying traditional Chinese printing techniques

Beijing Students’ Art Troupe visited the 4th European School of Brussels on 29 September, and made a successful performance including traditional Chinese music, folk dance, Kung Fu, Beijing Opera etc

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