China News Service, Guangzhou, May 16th, topic: Bay Area Youth Imaging International Competition: Telling Chinese Stories and Showing Youth Perspectives

  Chinanews.com reporter Fang Weibin and Wang Jian

  The award ceremony of the first Bay Area Youth Photography International Competition and the launching ceremony of the second Bay Area Youth Photography International Competition "Anti-epidemic" works collection sponsored by the Youth Committee of Guangdong Chaoren Overseas Friendship Association (hereinafter referred to as "Guangdong Chaoqing") Held in Guangzhou on the 15th.

  Bai Ling, chairman of the jury of the Bay Area Youth Imaging International Competition, introduced the basic situation of the competition.

She said that the first Bay Area Youth Photography International Competition has encouraged a large number of outstanding young people at home and abroad, especially Hong Kong and Macau, to participate actively through online multi-channel submissions and offline film festival exchanges.

  According to reports, the competition has gone through half a year and received more than 3,300 works from 9 countries and regions around the world. The works include folk customs, overseas Chinese culture, scenery, architecture, music, opera, crafts, gardens, food, language, etc. type.

The entries of this competition were selected by 16 experts, and finally 222 shortlisted works were selected, of which 200 won the Outstanding Work Award and 22 won the Theme Award.

The award ceremony of the first Bay Area Youth Imaging International Competition was held in Guangzhou.

Photo by Wang Jian

  Miss Ding, the young representative of the award-winning short video best editing work "Awakening Lion" told reporters that "Awakening Lion" contains Guangzhou food culture and awakening lion culture. It is a work created and arranged by Guangzhou Song and Dance Theater. Combining style with Lingnan stage art, she has already won the "Lotus Award", the highest award in the Chinese dance session.

  Ms. Ding said that participating in the first Bay Area Youth Video Competition and winning the award will be more conducive to spreading Lingnan culture overseas. In the future, their team will incorporate more Lingnan cultural elements into the video creation process to showcase China to audiences at home and abroad. The beauty of traditional culture.

  Bai Ling believes that the Bay Area Youth Photography International Competition, hosted by Guangdong Chaoqing, joins hands with the youth organizations in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area, and gathers together a multi-channel media platform to focus on the vision of young people and give full play to the original intention of the power of photography. To inherit, develop and innovate China's excellent traditional culture.

  The event also attracted foreign friends living in the Greater Bay Area.

The short video best international exchange award work "Shenzhen 2050" tells the appearance of Shenzhen in 2050 from the perspective of a young German Scor.

Scor said he liked the city of Shenzhen very much.

  In his works, he imagines Shenzhen in 2050. In his opinion, Shenzhen will become a modern city with leading culture.

Scor said that "Shenzhen 2050" has been loved by many young people after being broadcast on overseas platforms. He hopes to create more good works in the future to show the most authentic side of China to young people around the world.

  At the same time as the award ceremony of the first Bay Area Youth Imaging International Competition was held, the organizer also launched a collection of works for the 2nd Bay Area Youth Imaging International Competition "Anti-epidemic".

  Guo Xudong, deputy secretary-general of Guangdong Chaoqing, introduced that the Bay Area Youth Imaging International Competition is based in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area and is aimed at young people at home and abroad. Through the form of "one theme for one session", creators are invited to submit entries through new media such as pictures or short videos. .

The second event aims to truly record and preserve the precious moments of fighting against the epidemic, and to promote the spirit of watching and helping each other to overcome difficulties together.

  Zhang Jianyue, director of Guangdong Chaoqing, pointed out that Chaoqing youths are all over the country and abroad, and Guangdong Chaoqing undertakes the responsibility of promoting international exchanges, disseminating Chinese culture, and promoting social welfare. Holding this event is to fulfill the mission of Chaoqing.

In the future, he encouraged young people in the Bay Area to keep up with the times, actively participate in creation, and tell Chinese stories well.

(Finish)

Keywords: