We are presenting some photos from the 2011 Chinese Festival in Nowy Sącz.
A big knock of a gong from Chinese student representatives in Wyższa Szkoła Biznesu – National-Louis University announced the beginning of a one week Chinese Film Show of 2011 Chinese Festival in Nowy Sacz. This event is open to all citizens from Nowy Sacz City, following events will be conducted in May, including a Chinese Art Gallery, a Business Conference on Cooperation between Poland and China – present status and future challenge, and end with some performances as an entertaining part.
The initiator of Chinese Festival Xinpei Deng gave a speech during the opening ceremony of Chinese Film Shown in Sokol Cinema in Nowy Sacz. As Xinpei introduced, the aim of this event is to promote Chinese culture, enhance communication and understanding. This event is expected to bring more cooperation between China and Poland in both culture and economy aspects.
Dr. Krzysztof Pawłowski (first on the right), Rector of Wyższa Szkoła Biznesu – National-Louis University (WSB-NLU), gives a welcome speech to guests of the Chinese Festival. WSB-NLU as an international university, not only attracts Chinese students to study here but also exports outstanding students to China for exchange and continue study, for example one of WSB-NLU’s best students Jaroslaw Grzegorzek who has been actively participating in strengthen and develop friendly and cooperative relations between China and Poland, is now studying in the top university in China – Tsinghua University. Dr. Krzysztof Pawłowski said WSB-NLU is highly encouraging this kind of student initiatives. To support this Chinese Festival, he and the initiator Xinpei Deng (second on the right) had visited the Chinese Embassy in Poland and invited Chinese Ambassador Sun Yuxi to attend the Business Conference of the Chinese Festival in May 27.
The Chinese Film Show in Sokol Cinema as the first part of the 2011 Chinese Festival in Nowy Sacz, attracts a lot of people who is interested in discovers the culture from a distant country China. This is a picture before the movie feature. Thanks to the support of Chinese Embassy in Poland, six movies reflecting the pass and current life in China were shown in the local cinema Sokol, including Go Lala Go; Breaking the Silence; The Road Home; Not One Less; Walking to School; and Postman in Mountain.
During the opening ceremony of Chinese Festival, Jerzy Gwiżdż, Vice Mayor of Nowy Sacz, Krzysztof Pawłowski, Rector of Wyższa Szkoła Biznesu – National-Louis University, owner of Sokol Cinema, Xinpei Deng, Initiator of Chinese Festival, and other Chinese student representatives were attended. This Chinese Festival is supported by Chinese Embassy in Poland and Nowy Sacz City Hall. Both Chinese and Polish sides presented their best wishes toward the festival, hoping this event will enhance cooperation between China and Poland.
Photos & text: Wyższa Szkoła Biznesu in Nowy Sącz