On December 18th, 2024, the theme logo design competition of "China-ASEAN Year of Humanities Exchange" was launched in Changzhi City. Vice Governor Tang Zhiping, Assistant Foreign Minister Nong Rong and Indonesian Ambassador to China Zhou Haoli attended the launching ceremony and delivered speeches. Brunei Ambassador to China Rahmani, Myanmar Ambassador to China Wu Ding Maorui, Laos Ambassador to China Song Peng, Thai Embassy Chargé d ‘affaires Benjamin and other ASEAN diplomatic envoys in China and ASEAN students in Shanxi attended the event. The launching ceremony was presided over by Shi Zhongjun, Secretary General of China-ASEAN Center.
2024 is "China-ASEAN People-to-People Exchange Year". As an important part of the People-to-People Exchange Year, the theme logo design competition was hosted by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Chinese People’s Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries and the China-ASEAN Center, and was undertaken by the Changzhi Municipal Party Committee and the Municipal Government, aiming at enhancing the people-to-people exchange and friendship between China and ASEAN countries and expanding the appeal, popularity and influence of the People-to-People Exchange Year. Taking advantage of this activity, Changzhi City simultaneously held a series of activities, such as the exhibition of intangible cultural heritage+cultural creation, the exhibition of the first cultural creation competition, and the cultural and creative industry cooperation and exchange meeting, to publicize and promote Changzhi in an all-round and multi-angle way, to help people communicate and promote economic and trade exchanges.
On December 17th, Tang Zhiping met with Chinese and foreign guests attending the launching ceremony of the theme logo design competition of 2024 "China-ASEAN Year of Humanities Exchange" in Changzhi. (Li Jiaming)