On Friday, September 30, 2022, the first Chinese Film Festival was presented in Luxembourg. More than 200 people attended the opening ceremony. “The 50th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between China and Luxembourg is a very important year. We ChinaLux are very much looking forward to the Chinese Film Festival, bringing Chinese culture closer to Luxembourg and creating more bridges between the two countries.” said Zhujun XIE, President of ChinaLux.
Before the film screening, Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China to Luxembourg, H.E. Mr Hua Ning, addressed the audience. He spoke of the “wonderful banquet of film” which will present a better understanding between China and Luxembourg. He also mentioned that excellent Chinese films help people from all over the world to understand the real China through the big screen, and also positively contribute to promoting the progress of world film art. He also thanked to the film festival organizers and sponsors. (a short article in Chinese is available here on the Chinese Embassy in Luxembourg WeChat)
Maurice Bauer, Alderman of Luxembourg City, expressed warm congratulations on the opening of the China Film Festival and spoke highly of the fruitful results of exchanges and cooperation in various fields since the establishment of diplomatic relations between China and Luxembourg during the past 50 years.
The opening ceremony played the movie “Nice View”, which won unanimous praise from the audiences. After watching the film, some guests attended the reception of the film festival, and the atmosphere was friendly and warm.
Today, on Monday, October 03, 2022, the closing ceremony of the film festival will be held at Ciné Utopia, the “Cliff Walkers” will be played tonight. Please click here for more film introductions.
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