Spread BRICS Stories to Deepen China-Africa Exchanges

    Update Time:2017-09-13 Source:

    The 9th BRICS Summit was held at the Xiamen International Convention Center from September 3rd to 5th, which mapped out a blueprint and pointed the direction for future BRICS cooperation.

    The Oriental Postreports that African countries have been an active part of Chinas circle of friends overdecades.They have actively respondedto the Belt and RoadInitiative. Since the FOCAC Johannesburg Summit, in particular, the outcomes have been earnestly implemented, and China-Africa cooperation has been elevated to a higher level.

    As the Chinese media group in Africa with the biggest number of media platforms, languages and coverage, Global Max Media Group (GMMG) has organized a series of diversified and popular activities including film festivals, movie shows and summit forums in the African continent represented by South Africa, a member of BRICS.

    The 20th Shanghai International Film Festival which attracted extensive attention was concluded on June 26th, when President Nan Gengxu of GMMG gave an explanation of the African tens of thousands of movie show project. He said that apart from shooting movies and undertaking China-Africa International Film Festival, the GMMG is implementing aTens ofthousandsofoutdoor movie show project in Africa, which has achieved certain effects.The professional teams are actively presenting Chinese and African movies in many African countries, and plan to show 30,000 movies in 20 African countries within three years, most of which are from China-Africa movie and TV cooperation project.

    In order to further implement the outcomes of the FOCAC Johannesburg Summit to strengthen China-Africa agricultural cooperation, the first China-Africa Cooperation and Development Summit co-hosted by Zambian Agricultural and Business Association, the GMMG and China Agricultural Film and TV Center was successfully held in Lusaka, capital city of Zambia, on August 3rd.

    The news conference of the Cape Town China-Africa International Film Festival was held in Cape Town of South Africa on August 17th, where the GMMG expressed the commitment to work together with the Cape Town international film market to build an all-industry and all-region structure, explore innovative ways of production, make movies together, and find new models and means for faster and better development of the film industry in Africa.

    The first China-South Africa College Students Dialogue co-hosted by the CRI, the Global English and CMMG was held in Cape Town of South Africa on September 1st, where 10 Chinese and South African college students conducted in-depth dialogueson topics such as the future development of China and South Africa, diplomatic relations of the five BRICS countries, and the Belt and RoadInitiative.The Dialogue also served as a warm-up event for the 9th BRICS Summit, and was the first time for main stream Chinese media to hold a dialogue with African college students. It aimed at increasing understanding between the Chinese and South African youth, building a new platform and opportunities for China-South Africa cultural exchanges, especially language and cultural exchanges, andfurther cementing friendship between people of the two countries.

    Spreading BRICS stories to every corner in China and Africa, and building up its voices as a main stream media in Africa, overseas Chinese media are actively promoting the Chinese culture and bolstering China’s image.