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The Forth China Film Festival Opens in Grenada

On October 16th, 2017, the Chinese Embassy in Grenada hosted the opening ceremony of the Forth China Film Festival at the Excel Plaza, St. George’s. Chinese Ambassador to Grenada H.E. Dr. Zhao Yongchen presented and delivered a keynotespeech.

In his speech, Ambassador Zhao says, film is an important medium of cultural exchanges, an important carrier to reproduce life and reflect the times and also an envoy to promote exchanges of different civilizations. The Chinese film industry has flourished over the past few years and more and moreChinese films appear in international film festivals’ award list. The films selected this time not only reflect the originality of Chinese film, but also reflect the unique development of contemporary China. He hopes that through this Film Festival,Grenadians will have a taste of China’s glorious history and richculture, feel the dynamics of contemporary China, better understand China and its culture and promote cultural exchanges and cooperation between our two countries.

Special Adviser to Minister of Culture Mrs. Hood, on behalf of the Grenadian government, conveys warm congratulations onthe opening of the Forth China Film Festival. She says the Film Festival is an important platform to strengthen cultural exchanges between Grenada and China, which gives Grenadians the opportunity to watch well-selected contemporary Chinese films, experience Chinese history, culture and economic and social development. The Film Festival has become a new logo in Grenada-China cultural exchanges, receiving wide attention and is welcomed by Grenadians from all walks of life. This year,Grenada hosted its first International Film Festival and is willing to further strengthen exchanges and cooperation with China in the film field to achieve win-win results. Mrs. Hood wishes theFourth China Film Festival a complete success.

The Film Festival will last for one month. The admission is free to the public and films will be shown as follows: Xuan Zang, Wolf Totem, Monster Hunt, Dongji Rescue, Paris Holiday, Love, come back, Song of the Phoenix and Book of Love.

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