文化交流/Cultural Exchange


181.- Liu Ting, “Promoting Dialogue Between Cultures”, China Today, 02-08-2022 (retrieved on 08-08-2022)


[“Important: <<A French expert explores the depth of Chinese culture and history, with a strong wish to promote a real dialogue between Eastern and Western cultures.>>”, A.S.]

180.- Yang Shuangshuang, “Culture Based Greater Bay Area, A Place Where Dreams Come True”, China Today, 28-06-2022 (retrieved on 25-07-2022)


[“Highlight: <<People in Guangdong, Hong Kong, and Macao share common roots of the Lingnan culture.>>”, A.S.]

179.- Reappraising Athens, Europe’s cultural craddle, July 2022

[«Remark: Athens, Europe’s  root of dialogue», A.S.]

178.- Zhou Lin, “Understanding China Through the Lens of a British Historian”, China Today, 01-06-2022 (retrieved on 05-07-2022)


[“Key: <<There’s always something new>>”, A.S.]

177.- Lu Jiajun, “Civilians Rally to Protect Cultural Heritage”, China Today, 01-06-2022 (retrieved on 04-07-2022)


[“Key: <<Cultural heritage protection is a public affair>>”, A.S.]

175.- Lu Rucai, “Building Digital “Heritage Dark””, China Today, 01-06-2022 (retrieved on 22-06-2022)


[“Highlight: “<<Over the past 10 years, the team has used 3D printing technology to reproduce and display cultural relics and bring them closer to the general public.>>”, A.S.]

174.- Niu Mengdi & Dong Zhengliang, “Ancient Music Transformed for a Young Audience”, China Today, 13-04-2022 (retrieved on 03-06-2022)


[«Highlight: <<With the blessing of Internet technology, people have begun to creatively transform traditional culture in a modern society.>>”, A.S.]

173.- Adriano Màdaro, “Showing China’s Soul”, China Today, 10-05-2022 (retrieved on 26-05-2022)


[“Highlight: <<For a Western scholar, China offers a scope of boundless research. […] In China, Marco Polo is like one of the family>>”, A.S.]

172.- Lu Jiajun, “Museums Have a Story to Tell the Youth”, China Today, 26-04-2022 (retrieved on 26-05-2022)


[“Highlight: <<For children, Zhang and his team have cooperated with more than 10 museums along the Grand Canal and held an online course during winter breaks for two consecutive years, interpreting the history of the Grand Canal and the wisdom of Chinese ancestors through live-streaming.>>”, A.S.]

171.- «VLOG: Time Is A Gift — Maison Lameloise Shanghai On The Rise 時間是禮物,上海萊美露茲料理宛如交響樂篇章», 19-11-2022


[“Highlight: <<See a French dish made with Yunnan ingredients>>, minute 3:45”, A.S.]

170.- «Hidden treasures: Exploring China’s cultural heritage», China Daily, March/May 2022

[«Clip’s comment: it includes a talk with the museum’s guide», A.S.]

169.- David Gosset, «Jointly building a community of a shared future for humanity», Our Global Initiative, 14-20-2021 (retrieved on 22-03-2022)


[“Highlight: <<Sino-Western compatibility is explained, to a large extent, by the fact that both civilizations are, above all, variations of humanism>>”, A.S”]

168.- Lunar New Year (1 February 2022) – António Guterres (UN Secretary-General) | Year of the Tiger

[«Comment of the year in a multilateral world», A.S.]

167.- «Culture Insider: Year of the Tiger», CGTN, 31-01-2022

[«Important footnote: 12 parallel zodiac signs», A.S.]

166.- Augusto Soto, «Chinese New Year Going Global», China Today, 27-01-2022 (retrieved on 01-02-2022)


[«Highlight: <<[…] It is important now to analyze matters from a broader perspective, and to appreciate the Lunar New Year and Chinese civilization as part of the bigger picture.

Let’s remember that the Maritime Silk Road reached Western Europe about half a millennium earlier than originally estimated. Chinese ceramic shards unearthed in various locations in Spain, such as Zaragoza, Almería, and Valencia, among others, date back to the Tang and Song dynasties, so standing witness to the existence of truly ancient commercial and cultural links between China and Western Europe. Under the theme of Chinese New Year celebrations, such concourses are reemerging in concrete, direct, and dynamic manifestations.>>«, A.S.]

163/164/165.- «El pianista Lang Lang estará en Tenerife y Gran Canaria a finales de enero», Televisión Canaria, 19-01-2022 (retrieved on 25-01-2022)

[«Destacado: allí interpretará ‘Arabesco en Do mayor’, de Schumann, y Variaciones Goldberg, de Bachen, en el marco del 38º Festival Internacional de Música de Canarias (FIMC)», A.S.

162.- «The Role of Culture and Arts in the Dialogue Between Civilizations», China Focus, December 2021/January 2022

[«Highlight: <<Culture is the result of continuous interaction between people. Maybe it is, I would say, culture is the most resilient field of human interrelations. Today, when we read the newspapers, we watch television, we are confronted with more and more bad news, and those bad news are linked also to the lack of knowledge, the lack of mutual understanding, the lack of international cooperation and of trust.>>«, A.S. #DialoguewithChina

161.- «Beijing Forum for Symphonic Music 2021», Winter 2021

[«The Beijing Forum for Symphonic Music 2021 kicks off with representatives of 70 international arts institutions from over 20 countries and regions gathering online. Themed “Vision and Innovation for a Shared Future”», A.S.]

160.- Luciano Pavarotti, «Nessun dorma»/Turandot/Beijing, 2001-2021 (20th anniversary), 2021

[«Footnote: «Nessun Dorma» (nobody sleeps tonight) seemed to stop time. Remembering a top cultural event as it took place in Beijing just 20 years ago. On that night in June, the Three Tenors, Luciano Pavarotti, Placido Domingo and Josep Carreras connected the Mediterranean and the Yellow Sea in one world. An estimated audience of three billion watched the concert held inside Beijing’s Forbidden City on television, and some 30,000 viewers were at the concert in person. Looking forward to comparable contributions. One world.», A.S.]

159.- Augusto Soto/ 苏傲古, “El auge museístico y cultural: el gran tesoro de China”, China Hoy/今日中国, 01-09-2021 (retrieved on 01-10-2021)


[Highlight: “<<Los museos también están presentes en las mentes de las personas comunes y corrientes que ven la importancia del pasado.>>«, A.S.]

158.- 中国, 1981-2021. This Summer/Autumn, 40 years ago, Jean Michel Jarre’s team was co-organizing his historic China concerts. July 2021

[«中国, October 1981. The Peking Conservatoire Symphony Orchestra and Jean Michel Jarre performing classic ‘Fishing Junks At Sunset’

This Summer, 40 years ago, Jean Michel Jarre’s team and Chinese authorities were engaged co-organizing ‘The China concerts’, belonging to several East-West events that made our generation dream with a dialogue with China. #Dialogue #EUChina

157.- ««Recalibrar la realidad / 重校现实»: Eugenio Ampudia, Hu Jieming y Antoni Muntadas», Biblioteca Cervantes, abril-mayo-junio de 2021


[«Sugerencia del momento: recalibrar la realidad trimestralmente.», A.S.]

156.-  Michael Zárate, «El Quijote vuelve a casa cien años después», China Hoy, 23-04-202 (retrieved on 01-05-2021) 


[Destacadísimo: << […] De esta manera, entre errores, invenciones y reinterpretaciones, nació la primera versión en chino de El Quijote, que se tituló “Historia del caballero encantado” (o “Moxiazhuan”, 魔侠传, en chino).>>», A.S.]

155.- Club de lectura: Léete ChinaTang Xianzu, El Pabellón de las Peonías o Historia del alma que regresó (Trotta Editorial) Lunes 24 de mayo de 2021 – 19 horas. Biblioteca Eugenio Trias Retiro

[«Highlight: <<En esta sesión contaremos con la participación de Alicia Relinque, traductora de la novela.>>. Comentario del año: el discurso de Xi Jinping antes de aterrizar en Madrid, en noviembre de 2018, incluyó una referencia a Alicia como una personalidad-puente entre España y China», A.S.]


154.-Instituto Cervantes en Beijing, 05-02-2021 (retrieved on 12-03-2021)


[«Comment of the hour: una primera referencia al Año del Buey desde el Instituto Cervantes de Beijing / 北京», A.S. ]


[«Comentario del momento: el saludo se produce en unos días entre dos Años Nuevos (el occidental y el chino) en una coyuntura mundial especialísima no vista en un siglo y de la cual seguiremos hablando.», A.S.]

153.- La Fundación Dalí, 23-01-2021 (retrieved on 26-01-2021) ha recordado hoy un principio expresado expresamente en su momento por Salvador / 萨尔瓦多


[«Footnote: Salvador Dalí / 萨尔瓦多•达利  . En 2017 la Fundación Dalí y el Centro de Estudios Visuales de la Universidad de Beijing (北京大学) firmaron un histórico acuerdo de apoyo mutuo, visibilización y difusión en el Instituto Cervantes de 北京.», A.S.]

152.- Beijing Cervantes Institute / 北京塞万提斯学院, 2021 (15-01-2021)


[«Comment of the hour: when teaching, every hour matters», A.S.]

151.- «Joint Press Statement following the 5th EU-China High-Level People-to-People dialogue», European Commission, Brussels, 10-11-2020 (retrieved on 31-12-2020)


[«Highlight: << […] They agreed to continue and enhance this cooperation in order to progress further towards a level playing field on which the exchange of ideas and mobility can take place.>>», A.S.]

150.- «El Atlas de Borges», Instituto Cervantes, Beijing, 29/10/2020-06/12/2020


[«Destacado: <<el poder del asombro>>«, A.S.]

149.- Dr. Sebastien Goulard, «The New Silk Road on Screen», OBOR Europe, 23-10-2020 (retrieved on 04-11-2020)


[«Highlight: 7thSilk Road International Film Festival (SRIFF) in Xi’an, Shaanxi», A.S.]

148.- Cruz del Mérito para Kurt Grötsch, director del Museo del Baile Flamenco, 08-10-2020 (retrieved on 21-10-2020)


[Comentario: «Un concepto que Grötsch abrazó tempranamente: 一带一路. Desde Sevilla, Madrid, Barcelona, Erlangen, Nürnberg o Berlín, Kurt ha contribuido incansablemente al diálogo con China, y por supuesto, también, al diálogo entre España y Alemania», A.S.]

147.- «Special concepts during this current season: Imago mundi, 模式, interdependence, 合作, мир, sphere, present, science, empathy, Pax Perpetua, multilateralism, destiny», A.S., 18-10-2020




[«Destacado: <<estableciendo puentes culturales ente España y China. Calendario 2019-2020>>«, A.S.]

145.- Xing Wei, «Castle culture draws experts to Jincheng forum», China Daily, 12-09-2019 (retrieved on 18-09-2019)


[«Highlight: <<academic exchanges on castle culture between China and some European countries.>>», A.S.]

144.- Xinhua, «Warsaw hosts Beijing’ event», 28-08-2019 (retrieved on 30-08-2019)


[«Comment of the hour: Beijing-Warsaw in a booming exchange», A.S.]

143.- «Dr. Kurt Grötsch CEO de Chinese Friendly International nombrado Embajador de la Universidad de Minzu de Pekín», Chinese Friendly, June, 219 (retrieved on 12-08-2019)


[«Highlight: <<Se trata de la primera vez que este reconocimiento recae en una persona europea y de igual modo que alguien afincado en España recibe este galardón>>, A.S.]

142.- The 4th EU-China International Literary Festival Opens in Beijing, Delegation of the European Union to China, Beijing, 22-05-2019 (retrieved on 20-06-2019)


[«Highlight: <<I never thought that I ever would have been trailing behind my words to the other side of the world. And once landed there, I would even find readers. Imagine, my words ahead of me!>>», A.S.]

141.- «Bolaño y la cultura audiovisual», Instituto Cervantes, Beijing, 23-04-2019 (updated on 07-05-2019)


[«Remark: <<El primer clásico del siglo XXI>>. En lengua española», A.S.]

140.- «Italia-Cina, al Quirinale concerto di Bocelli per Xi Jinping», 23-03-2019 (retrieved on 17-04-2019)


[«Cultural diplomacy at its best», A.S.]

139.- «Cursos regulares adultos. Curso 2018-2019. Segundo semestre», Confucio, Madrid, enero 2019 (January 2019, going on through February-March)


[«Clásico comentario: aprendizaje que es el proceso de una vida», A.S.]

138.- 宪法四十年,民主四十年, 塞万提斯学院, 北京, 05-12-2018 (retrieved on 07-01-2019)



137.- «El Espinazo del diablo», Instituto Cervantes, Beijing, 24-11-2018


[«Footnote: <<是西班牙和墨西哥合作电影>>», A.S. ]

136.- Efe, «Alcalde de Brunete, vocal de la Cámara de Comercio de Gansu (China)», La Vanguardia, 26-10-2018 (retrieved on 13-11-2018)


[«Comment of the hour: institutional exchange that in fact is deep cultural exchange at its best», A.S.]

135.- Zigor Aldama, «La RAE estrena su primera sede en China para impulsar el castellano», El Diario Vasco, 20-09-2018 (retrieved on 15-10-2018)


[«Highlight: <<Esta decisión va a tener una trascendencia excepcional». Comment of the hour: let’s wait and see Spanish at academic level», A.S.]

134.- «Creativity on show as 1st IP exhibition opens in Beijing», China Daily, 26-09-2018


[«A pervasive challenge: co-creation», A.S.]

133.- «China Time Hamburg 2018: Pulse of the city», August (retrieved on 18-09-2018)


[«Highlight: <<Die Veranstaltungsreihe China Time Hamburg rückt mit Ausstellungen, Konzerten, Vorträgen, Diskussionen, Lesungen, Theateraufführungen, Kinovorstellungen und vielen weiteren Aktivitäten das Reich der Mitte ins Scheinwerferlicht.>>«, A.S.]

132.-  Xinhua, «Interview: Imperial College president hails China link, urges collaboration», Xinhua, 24-07-2018 (retrieved on 23-08-2018)


[«Remark: collaboration in Brexit times», A.S.]

131.- Wanda 万达, today, Football World Cup, Russia 2018, 12-07-2018


[«Thought of the moment: think about the possibilities of 万达», A.S.]

130.- «Nueva era en la Fundación Dalí. El museo anuncia para el 2020 una gran exposición retrospectiva en China», La Vanguardia, 14-05-2018 (retrieved on 12-06-2018)



[«Remark: Dalí was a VIP among Chinese artists already in the 80’s», A.S.]

129.- Gaudí Master Classes, March/April 2018, Barcelona, Astorga, Beijing, Rancagua


[«Highlight: <<Immerse yourself in unique knowledge>>«, A.S.]

128.- «Presentación de la Torre Bellesguard d’Antoni Gaudí para Baidu, motor de búsqueda en China» Torre Bellesguard d’Antoni Gaudí, Barcelona, 07-03-2018


[«Context: http://www.globaltimes.cn/content/1071916.shtml « A.S.  ]

127.- «China y España firman un acuerdo de cooperación cultural», Fundación Consejo España-China, 30-01-2018 (retrieved on 14-02-2018)


[«Key: <<artes visuales>>«, A.S.]

126.- «10 razones para estudiar español con el Instituto Cervantes», Shanghai, Cervantes, 25-01-2018



125.- «Chinese Linguist Zhou Youguang Honored on First Anniversary of His Death», Beijing Review, 15-01-2018


[«Comment of the century: a golden cultural bridge», A. S.]

124.- DELE, Beijing, Cervantes, 08-01-2018 (retrieved on 15-01-2018)


[«Quote of the year: http://pekin.cervantes.es/cn/diplomas_spanish/information_diplomas_spanish.htm «, A.S.]

123.- 布罗萨在中国, Instituto Cervantes, Beijing, 23/09/2017 – 15/12/2017


[«Concept: Spanish as an Asia Pacific cultural tool», A.S.]

122.- «Antike chinesische Porträtmalereien in Berlin ausgestellt», Xinhuanet, 13-10-2017 (retrieved on 17-11-2017)


[«Highlight: << […] von denen die meisten noch nie in Europa gezeigt wurden>>«, A.S.]

121.- Liu Zhen, «China could take bigger role in Unesco after US withdrawal», SCMP, 13-10-2017 (retrieved on 09-11-2017)


[«Highlight: <<China values the importance of Unesco and would like to contribute more to the organisation’s cooperation, […].>> Comment of the year: Let’s do more”, A.S.]

120.- Augusto Soto, «Handan, el taijiquan y la paz mundial», Dialogue with China-CRI Online, 22-09-2017 (retrieved on 13-10-2017)


[«Certainly, in the beginning it was 太极», A.S.»]

119.- Hengdian, CRI, 05-10-2017


[«Location: Dongyang, Zhejiang», A.S.]

118.- 2017 西班牙语学习, 塞万提斯学院, 北京, 19-09-2017 (retrieved on 03-10-2017)


[«Question of the day: <<都有什么课程呢?>>», A.S.]

117.- Xinhua, «Spain looks to Chinese market, says Secretary of State for Commerce», The Diplomat in Spain, 13-09-2017


[«Comment of the hour. If you look into such a market, you need to increase cultural exchange», A.S.]

116.- «New dance show features animals in Chinese zodiac», China.org, 07-09-2017 (retrieved on 10-09-2017)


115.- «L’orient est rock», Instituto Cervantes, Beijing, 01/05-09-2017


[«Comment of the hour: shot in 1992», A.S.]

114.- Hugo Gutiérrez, «La exportación de vino marca récord por el tirón chino y ventas de más calidad», El País, 27-08-2017 (retrieved on 29-08-2017)


[«Comment of the hour: en un amplio sentido, el vino también pertenece al contexto del diálogo», A.S.]

113.- Spanish, Summer courses, Cervantes Institute, Shanghai, 02-08-2017


[«A Weltanschauung in a vibrant Euro-American language», A.S.]

112.- Xinhua, «Opera can be bridge between cultures, says Chinese soprano He Hui», China Daily, 02-07-2017


[«Highlight: <<So when I am in the West, my Aida has some oriental feeling for the audience. But when I return to China, I am able to bring my experience to China and the people enjoy that>>«, A.S.]

111.- «El futuro ya está aquí: frenesí musical de Madrid a Pekín», Instituto Cervantes, 26-06-2017


[«Quote of the hour: <<El futuro ya está aquí>>«, A.S.]

110.- Jason Lai, «The design that fuses East and West», BBC, 15-06-2017 (retreived on 17-06-2017)


[«上海 is speaking to you», A.S.]

109.- «La Fundación Dalí firma un acuerdo para difundir la obra del pintor en China», EFE, 31-05-2017 (retrieved on 13-06-2017)


[«Comment of the hour: ‘el surrealismo es también una onda de frecuencia compartida'», A.S.]

108.- «我愛西班牙语», 塞万提斯学院, 北京, 06-06-2017


[«Question of the year: <<你想成为我们俱乐部的一员在中国找到更多的机会接触西班牙文化并在你的西班牙旅途中享受更多的便利吗?>>«, A.S.]

107.- «China Connect», Paris, 30-05-2017 (23-05-2017)


[«What’sApp-WeChat, 2 worlds integrated in our daily lifes», A.S.]

106.- Yang Yang, «Encyclopedia of China update to go online in 2018», China Daily, 19-05-2017


[«Highlight: <<The whole project will involve more than 40,000 scholars>>. Remark. As a matter of fact those 40,000 scholars will be a key contribution to the Dialogue with China concept. https://www.dialoguewithchina.eu «, A.S. ]

105.- «Welcome to Interior Lifestyle China 2017» (in September), 17-05-2017


[«Comment: a two-fold theme where lifestyle meets cultural exchange in Frankfurt», A.S.]

104.- Pekín, Cervantes. Escritura Creativa. Taller, 12-05-2017


[«Remark of the day. It is happening now, in Beijing, in Spanish», A.S.]

103.- «The future Spanish Consulate in the city of Chengdu will be the fifth in China», The Diplomat in Spain, 09-05-2017


[«A consulate neighbouring 天府之国 was, is, and will always be key, strategic, facilitating good will, top business, & fluent cross-cultural communication in times of 一带之路», A.S.]

102.- Cervantes, Beijing (塞万提斯学院, 北京), May 2017, 04-04-2017



[«Remark: if you are in Beijing, Shanghai or in any other Chinese city, pay attention to Spanish, the second most widespread Western language», A.S.]

101.- Ding Wei, «Cultural exchange is ‘irreplaceable’ in China-EU relations», Parliament Magazine, 05-10-2014 (Retrieved on 27-04-2017)


[«Remark: so important & strategic as yesterday», A.S.]

100.- International Youth Forum: Creativity and Heritage along the Silk Road, UNESCO, 21-04-2017


[«Task: conciliate heritage and creativity», A.S.]

99.- Cervantes, Beijing, 18-04-2017


[«Remark: April, a significant month for Cervantes in China», A.S.]

98.- Liu Yixi, «China-Germany cultural events to celebrate 45 years of relations», China Daily, 17-02-2017 (Retrieved on 10-04-2017)


[«Highlight: <<Clemens Treter, director of Goethe Institute in China, gave a speech in Chinese>>. Remark. It is worth remembering that Beijing’s Cervantes director can deliver meaningful speeches in Chinese too.», A.S.]

97.- «One-Belt One-Road initiative: episode one», 27-03-2017


[«Episode one would need to concentrate more on external communication and cross-cultural issues, a key challenge for OBOR», A.S.]

96.- «1st Hellenic Chinese Congress on Health», 12-03-2017 (scheduled for 11- 14 May, 2017), Athens, Greece


[«Key concepts: Hippocratic/自然, 陰陽», A.S.]

95. Nie Ligao, «Call for quality over quantity on China’s think tanks», chinadaily.com, 22-02-2017 (retrieved on 28-02-2017)


[«In this field, a deeper China-EU, EU-China dialogue should be constantly encouraged. It entails culture in any case», A.S.]

94.- Published today by http://www.augustosoto.eu/?page_id=3054 (PHOTO GALLERY, Selected images), 27-02-2017

“中国道路欧洲论坛 (西班牙会场) . ‘五大发展理念’ 与中国道路”. Chinese guests included authorities and scholars from 中国社会科学院、《人民日报》社理论部、北京大学、清华大学、中国人民大学、兰州大学、吉林大学、东北师范大. Fora took place in France (Paris), Spain (Barcelona) and Italy (Rome) http://www.gsgxzc.com/htm/201610/5_1839.htm

[«China & Southern Europe: a special relationship in One Belt, One Road times», A.S.]

93.- Massimo Ceccarelli, «Sciare in Cina», Turismo in Cina, 11-12-2016 (retrieved, 12-01-2017)


[«Flows and flows of tourists, one of the potential sources for deepening mutual understanding. Unforgettable: 黑龙江»]

92.- 班贝格城 (Town of Bamberg), 22-12-2016


[«Comment of the hour: 班贝格城 (Bamberg), a sophisticated touristic & dialogue gate in central Europe» A.S.]

91.- Augusto Soto, BarcelonaWalk, 11-11-2016


[«Additional footnote. It is an initiative to attract observers & curious citizens from Europe, China, Eurasia (丝绸之路国家), the Americas and the world», A.S.]

90.- «Oleg! Oleg! Oleg! stages in Wuzhen», Dutch Culture, 15/24-10-2015


[«Comment of the hour, to reflect: The case of the Dutch approaching China», A.S.]

89.- «China celebra 2.566º aniversario de nacimiento de Confucio», CRI online, 28-09-2015


[«Comentario del  momento: las posibilidades siempre abiertas de un diálogo confuciano-socrático», A.S.]

88.- «Unknown Barcelona», House of Russia in Barcelona, 28-09-2015


[«Additional footnote. It is an initiative to attract thoughtful  and curious citizens from Europe, China, Eurasia (丝绸之路国家), the Americas and the whole world. All welcome!», A.S.]

87.- Augusto Soto, BarcelonaWalk, http://www.barcelonawalk.eu , 18-09-2015

[«Comment of the hour: a parallel contribution to 丝绸之路», A.S.]

86.- James Panichi, «China-backed think tank exits Brussels», Politico, 23-07-2015


[«Comment of the year: we need more Dialogue with China« , A.S.]

85.- Zhang Chunxiao and Ming Dajun, «Interview: China, Thailand enjoy extensive, frequent, high-quality cultural exchanges», Xinhuanet, 21-07-2015


Highlight:  <<The two countries carry out more than 400 cultural exchange programs every year>> Consider that everbright 泰 concept», A.S.]

84.- «European philanthropy welcomes Chinese foundation delegation», 13-07-2015


[«Highlight: <<Sun Weilin of the China Association for Non-Profit Organizations, gave an overview of the philanthropic sector in China. Most of China’s approximately 4,000 foundations were established in the 1980s>>, A.S.»]

83.- Centro Cultural de China en Madrid, 19-06-2015


[«Comentario: Link destacado de hoy», A.S.]

82.- «Asociacion de Comerciantes de Barcelona ha ganado el primer premio Diversity Advantage Challenge del Consejo de Europa». Premio celebrado en Barcelona, 07-06-2015

VIDEO => https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GQH9BV4ilPE&feature=youtu.be

[Más info: http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2015-06/07/c_134303278.htm

http://eldigital.bcn.cat/es/el-proyecto-xeix-gana-el-premio-diversity-advantage-challenge_169843.html «, A.S.]

81.- «CHINA 8 mit hervorragenden Besucherzahlen: 14.000 Menschen besuchten an den ersten zehn Museumstagen die Ausstellungsorte», Essen/Düsseldorf, 29-05-2015


[«Comment of the hour: Bis heute», A.S.]

80.- «Art exhibition ‘Wisdom of Confucius’ held in Lithuania», Xinhua, 19-05-2015


[«Quote of the hour: <<Confucius is also influential in terms of education, even in Europe>>, A.S. «]

79.- «El arte de la tinta china en Heping», 12-05-2015


[«Apunte del momento: inaugurado el 8  de mayo. Clausura el 29-05-2015», A.S.]

78.- Jiang Shixue in Sina.com, Permanent exhibition, Beijing, August 2014


[«Beyond limits», A.S.]

77.- Yundi Li – Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 5 «Emperor», Published on 04-05-2014


76.- Weijing Zhu, «Run Run Shaw passes away at 107», The World of Chinese, 07-01-2014


[«Highlight: <<有华人的地方,就有邵氏电影和香港无线电视的节目>>«, A.S.]

75.- Saul Gitlin, «A Canadian Celebrity With 1+ Billion Fans Who You Probably Never Heard Of!»,Huffington Post, 17-12-2013


[«An homage to an old friend from勺园», A.S.]

74.- «Acto de Inauguración Oficial del Centro Cultural de China en Madrid», 09-12-2013


[«Destacado: <<España y China firman un programa de cooperación cultural>>«, A.S.]

73.- He Jiaying, European Museum of Modern Art (MEAM), Barcelona, 21-11-2013  => 20/11/2013—- 31/12/2013



[«A superb artist. A cultural ambassador between China and Europe & China and Spain», A.S.]

72.- «Dialogue. Prospects for China-Japan relations», CCTV, 20-11-2013

VIDEO => http://cctv.cntv.cn/lm/dialogue/01/index.shtml

[«At a juncture between politics, economics and cultural dialogue. A kind of dialogue of importance for all of us», A.S.]

71.-  Claudia Sarre, «Reich der Mitte zwischen Wolkenkratzen», DRadio Wissen, 18-10-2013


<<Die größte chinesische Gemeinde außerhalb Chinas>>. 文化交流 in situ, so to speak», A.S.]

70.- Zhang Lei, «No crisis of character», China Daily, 08-10-2013


[«Additional comment of the hour: Pinyin is a convergence factor», A.S.]

69.-Jean Michel Jarre: ‘»Kafkaesque’ EU ignores world culture», EurActive, 30-09-2013


[«Highlight: << […] In how to respect culture and in how culture is one of the pillars of our societies, it is Europe that has always been at the forefront of this process, and that has to continue, with the Chinese, with Asia, with the United States, and also to have this discussion between the North and South,» he said.>>. Let’s talk about it!», A.S.]

68.- Xinhua, «10th Shanghai Tourism Festival kicks off», 28-09-2013


[«Strategic background: <<Notice on the Publication of The Outline for National Tourism and Leisure (2013-2020) by the General Office of the State Council, Guobanfa (2013) No. 10: http://dtxtq4w60xqpw.cloudfront.net/sites/all/files/pdf/the_outline_for_national_tourism_and_leisure_2013-2020_0.pdf >>. Apparently a light industry…..And moving the world», A.S.]

67.- Celia Hatton, «Will China ever be a wine superpower?», BBC, 06-09-2013


[«A fruitful cultural exchange realm: vineyards. In mind: Great Wall/Dynasty/Changyu», A.S.]

66.- «Today’s choice, 23-08-2013: Cultural exchange. Key obvious concept: 交流», A.S.

65.- «Current Affairs in Mandarin | Video 4: China and Europe Labour Market», London School of Economics, 17-07-2013


[«Key concept: 农民工», A.S.]

64.- Today’s choice, 12-07-2013 => Sheila Malvin, «China and Russia’s Cultural Borders. Cultural exchanges have had an irreplaceable influence on China’s modern system of arts and music education», Caixin, 03-05-2013


[«A key name: Stanislavsky», A.S.]

63.- «Remarks by Chargé d’Affaires Mr. Zhang Lirong at the Conference of 10 years of China-EU Strategic Partnership», Mission of the People’s Republic of China to the European Union, Brussels, 14-06-2013


[«Highlight: << […] boost cultural exchanges and build greater public support. Both China and the EU have splendid civilizations, which hold enormous appeal to the people of the two sides.>>, A.S. ]

62.- Zhao Shijun, «Culture Special: UNESCO Hangzhou Declaration: Culture is crucial», China Daily, 24-05-2013


[Highlight: <<Cultural and creative industries such as tourism or heritage and cultural infrastructure such as museums and public theaters are engines for social dialogue and cohesion, as well as for jobs and revenue>>, A.S.]

61.- Xinhua, «Peony flowers attract visitors in Beijing», Global Times, 10-05-2013


[«Thought of the hour: fragrance and visitors», A.S.]

60.- Today’s choice, Wang Shutong, «Celebrity dining digs: Not only do they eat, but some like to eat in local Beijing restaurants», Global Times (February 23), 07-05-2013


[«A 老朋友 will always be a 老朋友», A.S]

59.- «The United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC), in partnership with Learning Games Network and MIT-Education Arcade, is pleased to announce the results and current updates of CREATE UNAOC, the apps/games for intercultural dialogue challenge», United Nations, New York, 25/26-04-2013


[«Highlighted app: Culture Shock. <<Culture Shock invite young people to discover the rich multi-cultural corollary of contemporary Europe.>>«, A.S.]

58.- Carlos Hernanz, «¡Bienvenido, mister Feng! NH Hoteles ya habla en chino por 234 millones de euros», El Confidencial, 17-04-2013


[«Los NH pasan a ser un nuevo tipo de espacio con un China Daily en el lobby», A.S.]

57.- «Le festival Croisements fête sa 8ème édition en 2013 ! DU 10 AVRIL AU 3 JUILLET 2013», Beijing, 10-04-2013


[«Destacado: << […] Le festival Croisements est devenu le plus grand festival culturel français à l’étranger et le plus grand festival culturel étranger en Chine>>. Para pensarlo», A.S.]

56.- «Dialogue on public diplomacy, cross-cultural exchange held at BFA», Xinhuanet, 07-04-2013


[«Task: Find out the main speeches», A.S.]

55.- Via CriEnglish, «African Restaurants in Beijing», The World of Chinese, 02-04-2013


[«No exotic cuisine anymore», A.S.]

54.- «习近平出访俄罗斯 夫人彭丽媛将随行[正午30分]», 深圳卫视, 21-03-2013

VIDEO => http://v.youku.com/v_show/id_XNTMwMDU0MzQ0.html?f=19067114

[«Worldwide cultural exchange potential», A.S.]

53.- «Understand the Chinese thoughts», CNTV, 16-03-2013


<<China is the place to understand development.>> And to figure out shared 梦», A.S.]

52.- CNTV, «China names Beckham as first global soccer ambassador», People’s Daily Online, 05-03-2013


[«Apparently a choice based on soccer’s roots, global language and glamour«, A.S.]

51.- «University of Leicester students see in the Year of the Snake with local primary schools», University of Leicester, 27-02-2013


[«Concept: Interactive workshops», A.S.]

50.- Xun Art Gallery, «Happy Chinese New Year 2013», 16-02-2013


[«Concept: Good omen», A.S.]

49.- «El Alcalde de Pamplona recibe a un grupo de agentes de viaje de China», Chinese Friendly, 12-02-2013


[«Concepto: Casco Antiguo», A.S.]

48.- Matthias Naß, «Reich ohne Mitte», Die Zeit Online, 05-02-2013 (29-09-2012)


[«Our exchange and perspectives are constantly changing [In today’s discussion 05-02-2013]», A.S.]

47.- «Public Walks» in January and February, Shanghai Flaneur, 19-01-2013

Discover Program

[«Walking while exchanging cross-cultural glances», A.S.]

46.- «El español en Asia-Pacífico», Instituto Cervantes, Madrid, 14-01-2013

VIDEO =>http://cervantestv.es/2013/01/14/el-espanol-en-asia-pacifico

[«Gracias por la invitación al acto», A.S.]

45.- «An exhibition facing the culture of East and West in modern times. A solo show of work by Woody van Amen», Beijing, 27-10-2012/03-02-2013


[«The solo power of symbols», A.S]

44.- «El año nuevo arranca con tango en Beijing», Dangdai, 28-12-2012


[«Cíclica referencia: Gardel», A.S.]

43.- 马悦然:»我和莫言已经是四支烟的关系», 优酷, 09-12-2012

VIDEO => http://news.youku.com/nobelprize2012/index

[«Comment: Related article: 刘哲, <<马悦然为莫言被批鸣不平 称与他是四支烟的关系>>, 潇湘晨报 11-12-2012″, A.S.]

42.- Muestra especial Uruguay / 乌拉圭特别展映, Instituto Cervantes/塞万提斯学院, Beijing/北京, 05-12-2012


[«Concepto extraído de la muestra: «recorridos». Arbitrariamente elegido para concienciar sobre las infraestructuras hacia Asia en el marco del conjunto de países del Atlántico Sur orientados hacia los corredores bioceánicos«, A.S.]

41.- Alicia Zhang, «Puzzle Muzzle for Kids of all Generations», The World of Chinese, 04-12-2012

VIDEO => http://v.youku.com/v_show/id_XMTQ1NzYzNTA0.html

[«Find out what can you learn from 华容道», A.S.]

40.- «Krakow Graphic Arts Exhibition from Poland Arrives at Tsinghua», 09 月- 11 月- 2012 年


[«Background: Sikorski’s recent visit to China:


And against the backdrop of: Marcin Sobczyk, «China Ready to Double Trade With Poland Over Five Years», Emerging Europe, 26-04-2012


39.- Gabi Wuttke interviewing Dominic Sachsenmaier, «Warum wir zu wenig über China wissen?», Deutschlandradio Kultur, 06-11-2012

AUDIO => http://www.dradio.de/aodflash/player.php?station=3&broadcast=348714&datum=20121106&playtime=1352181030&fileid=22f348b7&sendung=348714&beitrag=1913523&/

[«Highlight: << […] Wenn der Westen nicht aufholt, würde ich vermuten, dass sich langsam, aber sicher Strukturnachteile bemerkbar machen würden. >>. I fully subscribe this view. Also APEC countries should be aware of such a tendency likely to become both structural and strongly asymmetric», A.S.]

38.-  Zhao Shengnan, «Foreign countries going big on blogs», China Daily, 03-11-2012


[«Highlight: <<Online platforms have become important for public diplomacy>>. A task for the most dynamic countries and actors», A.S.]

37.- Zhang Yue, «China’s English ability lagging behind», China Daily, 03-11-2012


[«Highlight: <<China is a country with the largest number of English learners in the world>>. Improving is a matter of years, A.S.»]

36.- «Is mahjong’s popularity a successful example of Chinese soft power?», Global Times, 28-10-2012


[«It is an open question», A.S.]

35.- CNTV, «La Universidad de Comunicaciones de China acoge el festival de cine colombiano en Beijing», Beijing, 18-10-2012


[«Presentado por Luis Roa, una de las personalidades clave en el intercambio colombo-chino de la última generación», A.S.]

34.- Cecily Liu and Zhang Chunyan/Wang Yuxia, «Words for the world», China News Service, 15-10-2012

[To discuss: <<China knows incomparably more about Europe and America than the other way around – and reading Chinese literature is an effective, intuitive means of remedying that gap.>>, A.S.]

33.- Jonathan Prynn, «Visas deter China’s shoppers from West End», London Evening Standard, 01-10-2012


[«Thus deterring a factor of cultural exchange!», A.S.]

32.- 柏林-勃兰登堡广播电视台 综合报道:文山, «本周五和周六,在柏林的新哈登贝格城堡举行了一场德中对话论坛活动。论坛由德国记者花久志与中国学者熊培云共同主持,与会的嘉宾包括来自德国、中国、法国、印度的10多位知名学者», DW, 22-09-2012


[«Highlight: <<[…] 如果我们要谈人权,就应该首先承认,中国总体上是取得了进步的。中国实现了教育的普及,这是巨大的成就,从长远上看,这让进一步传播公民权思想成为了可能。>>. As in the 80’s, a good point in the exchange», A.S.]

31.- Routes, From the Netherlands to China. A joint exhibition by the Rotterdam Maritime Museum and the China Maritime Museum, Shanghai, 10-09-2012/31-12-2012


Highlight: <<The opening is followed by a business event set up by the Rotterdam Maritime Museum in the China Maritime Museum. More than twenty Dutch and Chinese companies and their key business contacts will be present, emphasising this maritime relationship even more.>>

30.-  Katja Hellkötter (Editor-in-Chief), Europe China Cultural Compass. Orientation for Cultural Cooperation Between China and Europe, EUNIC (European Union National Institutes for Culture), November 2011, Announced by Katja Hellkötter at EU China Forum, Linked In, May, 2012


[«Find out the several key concepts included in the book» A.S.]

29.- «El pianista xinès Lang Lang està de gira europea», TV3, 08-04-2012

VIDEO =>http://www.tv3.cat/videos/4037131

[«Paraula clau: cor», A.S.]

28.- Actuación de la Academia de Danzas de Beijing en el Instituto Confucio de la UC, Santiago de Chile, 27-03-2012


[Concepto clave: La danza de los tazones, A.S.]

27.- Carlos Fuentes,  «¿Qué pasa? Pienso en China y en Grecia, ayer y hoy. ¿Qué les debemos?», El País, 15-03-2012

LEER => http://elpais.com/elpais/2012/02/28/opinion/1330458154_838522.html

[«Les debemos más que palabras y signos. Y como nota a pie de página, procede reflexionar más sobre algunas alusiones al pasado de 中国。 Porque con interferencias cognitivas, incluso pretéritas, se atenúan las posibilidades de diálogo», A.S.]

26.- Kelly Chung Dawson, «Home Bass», China Daily, 09-03-2012


[«Among the key concepts in the article: <<I sing Beijing>>», A.S.]

25.- Liu Lu, «Nordic exposure», China Daily, 24-02-2012


[«With support from the film boards of the five Nordic countries, Nordox has also become increasingly influential in China’s film industry and gradually recognized by international filmmakers.»]

24.- SEGIB, “<<Un cuento chino>> mejor película iberoamericana», Madrid, 20-02-2012


[«Un Goya para una relación que vincula a las antípodas (ἀντίποδες) «, A.S.]

23.- Wang Quan’an, Bai lu yuan (White Deer Plain), Volksrepublik China. Mit Zhang Fengyi, Zhang Yuqi, Wu Gang. Weltpremiere, Berlin, February 2012


22.- Li Hongwei, «A Gaudí tour», Global Times, 03-02-2012


[«<<Barcelona, a jewel case of the Mediterranean with so many gems to dazzle visitors>> That is correct! Now let’s think about its global dimensions.

And also. Parallel European and Eurasian views on Barcelona:

«Видимо, будет ограничена возможность перемещения туристов», Коммерсантъ, 28-04-2012


«, A.S.]

21.- Fan at Temple Fair: Performance in a box, China Daily, 01-02-2012

VIDEO => http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/video/2012-02/01/content_14519150.htm

[«Reflect on concepts such as 家 and otherness», A.S.]

20.- «2012 Chinesisches Kulturjahr in Deutschland», Deutsche Kultur International, 30-01-2012/31-12-2012


[«A specific link to dive into: http://www.cn2012de.com/cnindex.aspx   «, A.S.]

19.- «China, EU, announce year of intercultural dialogue to come in 2012», Global Times, 17-01-2012


18.- Continental Zeitgeist 2012………………: «Va’ pensiero…», Opera di Roma, 2011

VIDEO =>http://youtu.be/G_gmtO6JnRs

[«Let’s hope that this scene does not become an omen to Europe, particularly in our culture exchanges with the rest of the world. 2012 is the EU-China intercultural dialogue year.

The culture industry can not be neglected. At the same time we should stress that culture is not an industry, at least not in the first place», A.S.]

17.- Ginger Huang, «The art of bargaining», China Daily, 16-12-2011


[«無為 can also be a part of the bargaining process», A.S.]

16.- Spanish as a Euroamerican language with potential to the East. RTVE, «El poeta chileno Nicanor Parra, Premio Cervantes 2011», 01-12-2011


[«Parra is a giant trespassing world time zones and cultures. He embodies Ibero-American 白话 writing. This award means transnational momentum via Skype, Facebook, SMS, twitter as well as via 人人网, 微博. A simple and profound poetry with a taoist touch crisscrossing the world including China», A. S.]

15.- Spanish speaking community in Beijing, Latinoamérica rueda, Cervantes Institute, Sept/Oct/Nov., 2011.


14.- Michael Wines, «The Art of What to Call Western Products», Beijing, 11-11-2011


[This art° could also be called «The Art to Call Indo-European Names», A.S.]

13.- Greeks seek co-op with China through Tibet forum, Athens, 11-11-2011


[«New in historical context….and unfolding. To read between the lines», A. S.]

12.- More intercultural finesse: Lagarde’ s translation into Chinese of her speech at the International Finance Forum, Beijing, 09-11-2011.


11.- A mixture of financial and intercultural new of the year, Christiane Lagarde’s Weibo account, opened on November 7th, 2011.


10.- Wu Jiao, «Experts call on China to step up public diplomacy efforts», China Daily (Europe Edition), 13-10-2011

[«There are two ways to read this article», A. S.]


9.- 苹果前首席执行官乔布斯去世,人民日报,06-10-2011.

[«En este caso, la inclusión de la retrospectiva de la vida de Jobs en esta sección de Intercambio Cultural (文化交流) deriva de la obsesión tecnológica china que cimenta el vínculo G-2.» A.S]


8.- Louvre, «La Cité interdite au Louvre-Empereurs de Chine et rois de France», Paris, 29-09-2011-09-01-2012


7.- Huang Weijia, «Illusions, delusions and life is just a dream» China Daily (Europe Edition), 16-09-2011


6.- Vice Premier Li Keqiang on Wednesday called for enhanced people-to-people contacts and cultural exchanges between China and Europe for stronger social foundations of their strategic cooperation partnership, Beijing, 14-09-2011.

5.- Charlie Custer, How to Set Up an Account on Sina Weibo, The World of Chinese, 24-05-2011



 4.-Jiang Li, «Banco Santander Renews Agreement with Tsinghua», Beijing, 09-04, 2011


3.- Serge Abou’s speech on the First Matteo Ricci Symposium on China-European Cultural Exchange and Applied Ethics, Beijing, 11/05/2010.


2.- Victor Mair,  «danger + opportunity ≠ crisis: How a misunderstanding about Chinese characters has led many astray», Pinyin Info, September 2009


1.- Luciano Pavarotti, Nessun dorma/Turandot/Beijing, 2001