Macao inaugurates arts exhibition between China, Portuguese-speaking countries

Source: Xinhua| 2019-09-26 22:07:23|Editor: ZX
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MACAO, Sept. 26 (Xinhua) -- A photography and video art work exhibition was inaugurated Thursday in China's Macao Special Administrative Region (SAR) to facilitate cultural exchanges and dialogues between China and Portuguese-speaking countries.

Dubbed "Lingua Franca", the Second Annual Arts Exhibition between China and Portuguese-speaking countries was organized by the Cultural Affairs Bureau of the Macao SAR government.

It is one of the activities of the "Second Encounter in Macao - Arts and Cultural Festival between China and Portuguese-speaking countries" since this summer, President of the Cultural Affairs Bureau Mok Ian Ian told the press during the inauguration ceremony.

The exhibition featured numerous photography and video works by 22 representative artists from 10 countries and regions, showcasing the diverse development of contemporary art in those countries and regions.

The exhibition would be open to public with free admission until Dec. 8, 2019.

Macao SAR government departments and institutions have organized a series of events so far this year to mark the 20th anniversary of Macao's return to the motherland and the 40th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between China and Portugal.