Culture Department of Gansu, combined with Gansu Provincial Library,Chinese international tea culture academy andGansu institute of stone carving, calligraphy and painting, has held a series of Calligraphy Art Exchange activities (between Zhejiang and Gansu). The activities last from May 27, 2017 to June 1st, composed of “Exhibition of Calligraphy Works from Zhejiang andGansu”,“Calligraphy art communication”, and lecture on“Poetic Calligraphy Works of Hangzhouand Its historical Course”.
On the morning of May 27, 2017, the opening ceremony of "One Belt And One Road"Calligraphy Art Exchange activities(between Zhejiang and Gansu) was held in Gansu Provincial Library. Zhou Fengzhen- Deputy director ofCulture Department of Gansu,Song tao- researcher of Zhejiang Literature and History Research Institute and Master of Hangzhou Calligraphy Institute and Tong dingjia- Master of Gansu Stone Carving Institute have delivered speeches respectively. Core attendees include; Li xuechun- Curator of Gansu Literature and History Research Institute, Wei kongjun- Secretary of party committee of Gansu ProvincialLibrary , Li hengbin- Consultant of Gansu Calligraphy Association and Master of Calligraphy Institute in Lanzhou University, Ma guojun- Former Dean of Gansu Fine Art Institution, Counselor of Gansu Provincial Government, Guo chaoying- Committee of Zhejiang Calligrapher Association and deputy director of Zhejiang Art Review Committee, Xu wenping- Committee of Art Institute of Zhejiang Finance and Economics School, Wang mingfa- Researcher of Hangzhou Calligraphy Institute, Zhao tong- General Manager of Da Tong XuanCulture Communication co., LTD., Ye ting- General manager of Ye HeCulture Creativity co., LTD.,Shangmo- Counselor of Chinese Calligraphy Instituteand deputy director of Gansu Calligraphy Institute, Li yifeng- deputy dean of calligraphy art institutioninNorthwest Normal University, Liu yunpeng- associate researcher of Gansu Literary Federation, Qu junqiang- deputy dean of Gansu Stone Carving Institute, Li fenlin- deputy librarian of Gansu Provincial Library and Chen jun- deputy librarian of Gansu Provincial Library.Xu xinlong- deputy librarian of Gansu Provincial Library- hosted the opening ceremony.
As one of the most dynamic regions in China's economy and culture, Zhejiang has a long and irreplaceable position in the development of Chinese culture. While Gansu is located in the gold part of silk road which has long been a main stem of economic communication sincethe ancient times, as well as the channel of cultural fusion where Chinese and western culture has been spreadingand blending. The success of this activity is not only a grand meeting for both Zhejiang and Gansu, but also a show of spiritual enjoyment and confidence of traditional culture. This is a demonstration of the art strength of the two province and a chance of art communication.The success of the activities promotes the cooperation of the two provinces and the spread and inheritance of the calligraphy art. It has also contributed to the economic and cultural construction, as well as the cultural prosperity of the two provinces.