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Chinese President Xi Jinping and Trump met for the first time at Trump’s Mar-a-Lago estate in Florida in April.
RIO DE JANEIRO, Aug. 7 (Xinhua) -- Anna van der Breggen of the Netherlands won the gold medal of the women's cycling road race at the Rio Olympic Games
here on Sunday.
Breggen clocked a winning time of three hours 51 minutes and 27 seconds to take the glory.
Emma Johansson of Sweden took the silver, while the bronze medal went to Elisa Longo Borghini of Italy.
A total of 68 cyclists featured in the route for the 2016 Rio Olympic women's cycling road race, which covers a distance of 136.9 kilometers as it begins and
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HELSINKI, Jan. 28 (Xinhua) -- A group of Chinese artists have just completed their mission in Helsinki, giving performance to some 50 thousand visitors, most
of whom were local Finns, as a celebration of the Chinese New Year.
The year of the Rooster was ushered in on Friday night, as the pedestrian street in central Helsinki shopping area was packed with visitors who came to
enjoy the festivity.
Besides the dragon dance and the martial art, the Temple Fair featured quite a few Chinese intangible culture heritages ranging from paper cutting, straw
plaiting, to Dragon-phoenix calligraphy and Taiping drum dance.
The performance of the Taiping drum dance marked the climax of the opening show, wining warm applause from the audience.
On the stage, the players dressed in colorful costumes were beating drums and dancing, demonstrating the thousand-year-old Chinese folk art to the Finnish
audience and creating a lively festive atmosphere.
Zhou Mo, a performer from the Jingxi Taiping Drum Folk Art Troupe, told Xinhua that it was the first time for her to visit Finland, and she was so happy
to be here.
"We hope that the jubilant Taiping dram dance could bring festive atmosphere to the sparsely populated country," Zhou said.
The booths, filled with of characteristics of Chinese traditional folklores, attracted Finnish people. Particularly, the performance of the dragon-phoenix
calligraphy aroused great interests.
Yu Longjiang, deputy director of Beijing Shuimo Nianhua Painting and Calligraphy Studio, was showing the Chinese intangible cultural heritage to the
"I started to learn the art when I was 20 years old. I met my master by accident at that time. I fell in love with the art when I first observed it,"
He told Xinhua that he has practiced the dragon-phoenix calligraphy for nearly 20 years. Yu said it was not easy to inherit the cultural heritage.
"We are looking for apprentices, and maybe young people who would like to learn the art," he said, adding that they need a platform to inherit the
A Finnish mother who gave her name as Melissa brought her 8-year-old daughter to take part in the celebration. The mother told Xinhua that they were from
Turku, about 150 kilometers from Helsinki.
Melissa said her daughter could have a chance to get some knowledge of the Chinese traditional culture. "It's exciting. I want to come again next year,"
said the daughter.
There are special programs every year for the Chinese New Year celebration in Helsinki, said Helsinki mayor Jussi Pajunen.
Having introducing Chinese intangible cultural heritage into this year's event, "because this is a Chinese New Year, the program must be with Chinese
heritage about Chinese tradition," Pajunen explained.
He added that there must be something Finnish also, as it organizes the event with a real sign of the Finnish collaboration.
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