(Year-end Feature·Hong Kong) Hong Kong is slowly rolling out the picture of "Chinese and foreign cultural and artistic exchange centers"

  China News Service, Hong Kong, December 30th. Title: Hong Kong is slowly rolling out the picture of the "Chinese-foreign Cultural and Art Exchange Center"

  China News Agency reporter Suo Youwei Wei Huadu

  Numerous works of art from the 20th and 21st centuries from Mainland China, Hong Kong, Asia, and even the world fill the M+ Museum, the first museum of visual culture in Asia, located on the banks of Victoria Harbour in Hong Kong.

  The M+ Museum, which opened in November this year, is located in the West Kowloon Cultural District and is one of Hong Kong’s new cultural landmarks; the Hong Kong Palace Museum, which will be completed in 2022, and the West Kowloon Cultural District Performing Arts Complex, which will be completed in 2024, will enrich Hong Kong’s world-class Cultural and artistic facilities; the East Kowloon Cultural Center, which will be opened in 2023, will become an important town of arts and technology and the cradle of training.

  The "14th Five-Year Plan" has given Hong Kong a brand-new position for the development of a "Chinese-foreign cultural and artistic exchange center" (hereinafter referred to as "literary center"). As the Pearl of the Orient in the center of international finance, trade, and shipping, what is the confidence to develop a cultural center?

  Ma Fengguo, president of the Hong Kong General Assembly of the China Federation of Literary and Art Circles, who was just re-elected to the Legislative Council, said in an interview with a reporter from China News Agency that Hong Kong has a rich culture of China and foreign countries. Become a platform for promoting Chinese culture to have an international influence.

  In fact, since the return of Hong Kong, the SAR government has invested a lot of resources in the development of culture and art. In addition to the aforementioned hardware facilities, various tertiary institutions and performing arts academies have also cultivated talents in different fields.

"In 2017, Hong Kong signed 14 cultural cooperation agreements with mainland institutions, co-organized large-scale exhibitions with mainland and overseas institutions, and held two "Hong Kong Weeks" in Shanghai and Guangzhou. In addition, the Hong Kong Arts Festival has always enjoyed an international reputation. , The Art Basel exhibition held in Hong Kong every year since 2013 has also attracted the participation of many top art galleries in the world. In 2020, Hong Kong will become the second largest art auction market in the world.

  Ninety-thousand-mile Fengpeng is moving.

Hong Kong, which is moving towards good governance and good governance, creates new advantages.

  In mid-May 2021, a symposium on "How Hong Kong can become a center for cultural and artistic exchanges between China and foreign countries" was held, and about 20 celebrities in Hong Kong's cultural and artistic circles gave their suggestions and suggestions.

  In late July, the "Integrating Chinese and Foreign Civilizations and Mutual Learning"-the Hong Kong Development of Sino-foreign Cultural and Art Exchange Center Summit Forum was held. The Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Carrie Lam emphasized at the forum that it is necessary to establish Hong Kong people, especially Hong Kong people, in order to build a cultural center. The national identity of young people and their yearning for the excellent Chinese traditional culture.

  Ma Fengguo told a reporter from China News Agency that the SAR government should formulate a more active cultural entrepreneurship industry policy and provide comprehensive policy support in terms of finance, legislation, venue space, and talent training.

  "I hope to further relax the approval procedures for Hong Kong's art and art circles to enter the mainland market, and strive for more performance and production opportunities for the art and art circles. Hong Kong can deeply participate in the cultural construction of the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area." Ma Fengguo said.

  In recent years, people in the cultural circles hope that the SAR government will establish a "cultural, sports and tourism bureau". In the Chief Executive’s 2021 policy address, it is clearly proposed to establish a cultural, sports and tourism bureau, strengthen the role of overseas offices in cultural promotion, and propose amendments to copyright. Ma Fengguo was very pleased with the regulations.

  "To become a center of literature and art, you also need to have deep cultural and artistic skills and the ability to promote culture and art, so that the West can understand our art without creating a biased impression." In an interview with a reporter from China News Agency, Zhang Leping's grandson Zhan Sheng, the father of Mao, said that Hong Kong needs not only highly respected artists, but also experts who have a deep understanding of ancient and modern Chinese and foreign art to participate in decision-making.

  In the upcoming 2022, Hong Kong will host the International Performing Arts Association Mid-year Conference, and Hong Kong has therefore become the first Asian city to host the event twice.

  A brand-new picture scroll is slowly unfolding... (End)

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