Friendship between China and Uruguay: Although separated by thousands of miles, they are always close to each other

2022-05-09 0 By

Lanzhou, February 3, Xinhua News Agency (by Gong Zhe and Zhang Wenjing)After watching the Recent Chinese Spring Festival celebration in Florida, Uruguay, Zhu Yuming, director of the Friendly Cities Office of the People’s Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries in Gansu Province, felt that the distance between the two countries was narrowed again. “Though thousands of miles apart, we are always concerned about each other.”According to Zhu, when the Chinese New Year, the Year of the Tiger, is coming, The Florida province of Uruguay will hold a special Celebration of the Spring Festival, displaying the replica bronze galloping horse from Gansu, performing dragon and lion dances, adding to the festive atmosphere and celebrating the 15th anniversary of the establishment of sister city relations with Gansu.A dragon dance was held in Uruguay’s Florida Province to celebrate the Chinese New Year.According to the Florida provincial government, this is the first Chinese New Year Festival held in the province.The event was open to the public and invited local government officials, entrepreneurs, artists from Chinese dance art groups, etc.Zhu said that the lively dragon and lion dance performances at the scene attracted local people to appreciate, and the bronze galloping horse replica is touching the beauty of art.”The bronze galloping horse is a national treasure level cultural relics, high artistic value, but also one of China’s tourism symbols.The replica bronze galloping horse we presented to Florida is engraved with a Spanish inscription on its wooden base. We hope local people can learn about Chinese history with the help of cultural relics and enhance their understanding of Traditional Chinese festivals with the help of various activities.”It is understood that the Florida provincial government said that celebrating the Chinese New Year has helped both sides get to know each other better and made Florida a more diverse place.The lion dance was held in Uruguay’s Florida Province to celebrate the Chinese New Year.Zhang Baojun, director of the Foreign Affairs Office of gansu Provincial People’s Government and president of The Foreign Relations Association of Gansu Province, introduced that since The establishment of friendly inter-provincial relations between Gansu province and Florida in April 2006, the two sides have conducted fruitful exchanges and cooperation in animal husbandry, personnel training, culture, sports and other fields.In recent years, Florida has become one of the closest friendly cities in Gansu Province.In August 2020, Gansu Province donated masks, goggles and other medical supplies to Florida to support its fight against COVID-19.In August 2021, the two sides signed a framework agreement on the development of sports undertakings to promote the rapid development of sports undertakings on both sides, such as joint efforts to develop football programs, carry out exchanges and interactions in mass sports, and encourage competent sports enterprises to invest and operate in each other.”Uruguay is a world soccer power, and we will continue to promote high-level football players and coaches from Florida to conduct training in Gansu Province.At the same time, we will also hold more online and offline activities to strengthen cultural and business exchanges between the two provinces.””Said Zhu yuming.Disclaimer: This article is reproduced for the purpose of conveying more information.If the source is wrong or violated your legitimate rights and interests, please contact the author with proof of ownership, we will promptly correct, delete, thank you.Email address: newmedia@xxcb.cn