Cross-Straits Qingming Culture Forum opened in Fenghua
- Category: Ningbo District
- Published: Tuesday, 01 April 2014 05:18
The Qingming culture is the common memory of the people across the Taiwan Straits. On March 22, the 4th Cross-Straits Qingming Culture Forum, jointly organized by Shanghai Public Relation Research Institute, Chang Ya-Rou Educational Foundation of Taiwan, and Fenghua People's Government, opened in Fenghua. Li Wuwei, Vice Chairman of the 11th the National People's Political Consultative Conference, sent his letter of congratulations. Fan Yi, Vice Chairman of Ningbo People's Political Consultative Conference, Li Leiming, Vice Director of Shanghai Municipal Office of Taiwan Affairs, and Chiang Hsiao-yen, Vice Chairman of KMT and Board Chairman of Chang Ya-Rou Educational Foundation of Taiwan, spoke at the opening ceremony.
The theme of the forum is the "inheritance of etiquette and custom of China". Over 100 scholars and guests made discussions on such topics as the "role of culture in consolidating the Chinese people", the "inheritance of traditional etiquette and custom in modern times", and the "relation of the Qingming culture and local customs" and so on.
During the forum, Chiang Hsiao-yen joined in the tomb sweeping ceremony at Xikou of Fenghua. Some businessmen from Taiwan attended the investment promotion conference of Fenghua.