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Lishui calligraphy, painting, photography captivate Serbians

chinadaily.com.cn| Updated: July 2, 2024 L M S

A calligraphy, painting, and photography exhibition, held by the Foreign Affairs Office of Lishui, Zhejiang province, recently captivated visitors at the Confucius Institute of the University of Novi Sad in Serbia.

In collaboration with the 10th-anniversary celebration of the Confucius Institute, the exhibition presented 22 calligraphy and painting works as well as 29 photographs, creating a collision between Lishui's cultural customs and European culture. 

The showcased works predominantly featured Lishui's urban panoramas, natural landscapes, and rich cultural heritages, offering a glimpse into the city's immense charm. Photographs capturing long dragons, persimmons, and terraced fields intrigued Serbian visitors.


Children try their hands at painting during the exhibition. [Photo/WeChat account: gh_2dd9138e31e1]

During the event, visitors also had an opportunity to experience calligraphy and painting, immersing themselves in the finesse of Chinese ink artistry. The interactive sessions fostered a deeper understanding of Lishui's rich culture among the visitors.

An authority from the Foreign Affairs Office highlighted the exhibition's role in showcasing Lishui's cultural openness and development to the world. By leveraging the universal language of art, the event brings Lishui and Serbia closer together.