China News Service, Xiamen, June 2 (Reporter Yang Fushan) On the occasion of the Dragon Boat Festival, a traditional Chinese festival, the 2022 18th Cross-Strait (Jimei) Dragon Boat Culture Forum will be held in Jimei, Xiamen on the 2nd.
Experts and scholars from both sides of the Taiwan Strait gathered together to discuss the relationship between the "Dragon Boat Festival Culture" and the "Common Spiritual Homeland on both sides of the Taiwan Strait".
The forum on that day attracted more than 50 people from all walks of life, including representatives of scholars from Taiwan and Kinmen, scholars from Xiamen University, Jimei University and other colleges and universities, as well as cultural and historical experts from the Xiamen Municipal Political Consultative Conference and the Municipal Federation of Social Sciences.
Zhuang Zhihui, Member of the Standing Committee of Jimei District Committee and Minister of Propaganda, said that the theme of this forum is "Celebrating the Dragon Boat Festival and Sharing Cross-Strait Love". Strong feelings and national feelings of taking the world as their own responsibility, the concept of "one family" of the people on both sides of the strait is deeply rooted in the heart, integrated into the blood, and constantly enhances emotional identity, cultural identity, value identity, and root identity, builds a common spiritual home for people on both sides of the strait, and promotes People on both sides of the strait are connected and in harmony.
Wu Jiaying, president of the Xiamen Taiwan Business Association, said that the future of cross-strait cultural exchanges is promising and promising.
Cross-strait cultural exchanges are of a long-term nature, and it is necessary to strengthen cross-strait youth exchanges.
He said that traditional Chinese culture is the source of the common culture of the people on both sides of the strait and the bond that maintains the people on both sides of the strait.
It is these cultural commonalities between the two sides of the Taiwan Strait that enable various communication channels with cultural content to operate between the two sides of the Strait in a normal and orderly manner.
We should take advantage of this advantage, and strive to open up wider and wider communication channels to strengthen the ties between the two sides of the Taiwan Strait.
He believes that giving full play to the cultural advantages of the Dragon Boat Festival between Fujian and Taiwan, Zhuzi culture, Minnan culture, Hakka culture, Mazu culture, and Mindu culture will help strengthen the exchanges between Fujian and Taiwan at the grassroots level and young people; inherit and carry forward Chinese traditions on the island Culture, strengthening exchanges between the two sides in the field of traditional culture will help to enhance Taiwan compatriots' awareness of the nation and the country, shorten the emotional distance between people on both sides of the strait, promote the spiritual integration of compatriots on both sides of the strait, enhance the national cohesion of the people on both sides of the strait, and promote Peaceful reunification of the motherland.
In the eyes of the experts from both sides of the Taiwan Strait, as the traditional "essence" of "Chinese culture and Chinese spirit", the Dragon Boat Festival culture is full of strong and noble "patriotism" spirit, ardent and noble, which has been passed down for thousands of years and belongs to the Chinese nation. This is the cultural gene shared by the Dragon Boat Festival culture on both sides of the strait, the spiritual home shared by both sides of the strait and the spiritual source of the integrated development of the two sides of the strait.
Experts from both sides of the strait said that people of insight from both sides of the strait jointly inherit and carry forward the excellent traditional Chinese culture represented by the "Dragon Boat Festival", and build a common spiritual home for both sides of the strait, which is conducive to further promoting the integrated development of society and economy on both sides of the strait.