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2 May 2019

Chinese tea ceremony, Tai Chi master class presented at mass media expo in Minsk

Chinese tea ceremony, Tai Chi master class presented at mass media expo in Minsk

MINSK, 2 May (BelTA) -  A traditional Chinese tea ceremony to the accompaniment of guzheng and a master class in Tai Chi martial art were presented at the joint stand of Confucius class of the Belarusian State University of Physical Culture and the Chinese Embassy in Belarus during the opening ceremony of the 23rd edition of the Mass Media in Belarus expo in Minsk on 2 May, BelTA has learned.

“Together with the Chinese Embassy in Belarus we are presenting traditional Chinese culture. Our states cooperate closely in economy and trade and also in education and culture. Confucius class at the Belarusian State University of Physical Culture is the only one in Belarus specializing in martial arts Wushu and Tai Chi, wellness and sport,” director of the class Natalya Koseyeva said.

The stand also features about 40 Chinese printed media and books. “We popularize Chinese achievements in our country that are aimed at promoting health, developing sports and tourism, contributing to cultural education of children, friendship and mutual understanding between the two nations. We believe that such projects should be presented at big forums,” the director of the Confucius class stressed.

The Mass Media in Belarus expo opened in Minsk on 2 May to run through 4 May. Taking part in the forum are over 50 exhibitors which represent mass media outlets of Belarus, Russia, Ukraine, the Baltic states, Uzbekistan and China. The expo reflects the whole range of the information space in the country. Among the participants of the forum are printed and audio-visual mass media, internet resources, news agencies, cable TV operators and distributors, publishing houses. The total area of the exposition will exceed 1,000 square meters.

The central themes of the exhibition will include the 75th anniversary of Belarus’ liberation from the Nazis, the 2nd European Games, modern internet technologies and the revival of the native land. On 3 May the expo will hold its first PR Day and also a large presentation of network media, including founded jointly with the Department of Journalism of the Belarusian State University, the Information Ministry, and the public press center House of the Press. The Dipservice Hall in Minsk will host the awards ceremony for the winners of the national contest of printed mass media Golden Letter. Over 330 applications have been received this year. The Mass Media in Belarus expo will mark Children’s Day on 4 May.

The Mass Media in Belarus expo has been held since 1997 by the Information Ministry with assistance of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Minsk City Hall, the national exhibition center BelExpo, other government agencies, top mass media, and public organizations.


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