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The 2024 “Future World” International Youth Art Exhibition was grandly opened at the National Museum of Tajikistan in Dushanbe. This remarkable event was co-organized by the Youth and Sports Affairs Committee of the Government of Tajikistan, the China Intercontinental Communication Center of the State Council Information Office of China, and the Media Center of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Tajikistan. Hosting duties were handled by Yunnan SCO Culture and Sports Co., Ltd., Shanghai Art Fair International Exhibition Co., Ltd., and the “Future World” International Youth Art Exhibition Organizing Committee, with the support of the Embassies of Tajikistan in China, China in Tajikistan. and UNESCO. The exhibition aims to promote youth exchange among member countries of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO), promote cultural diversity and deepen global youth’s understanding of China through art.

Distinguished guests and participation

The event saw the presence of notable guests including Safarzoda Anwar from the Tajik government, Chinese Ambassador to Tajikistan Ji Shumin, Chairman of the Youth and Sports Affairs Committee of Tajikistan Gulahamzoda Zulfikar Ahmad, officials of the International Cooperation Bureau of the State Council Information of China. Office, and Ahmedzoda Zolfia Kabir, Vice President of the Presidential Academy of Tajikistan. More than 800 participants, including guests and young artists from China and Tajikistan, participated in the event.

Performance highlights

Before the opening ceremony, guests and media representatives visited the “Future World” painting exhibition, which featured more than 200 works of art by young artists from 26 countries. The exhibition included sections such as “SCO Family,” “River of Civilization,” “Lighting Up Technology,” “Endless Life” and “Proper Olympics.” The artworks, presented in both physical and digital formats, explore themes such as peace, ecology, development and civilization, reflecting the young artists’ vision for a better future. Youth representatives from Tajikistan guided attendees through the exhibition, sharing the stories behind the artworks.

Opening Ceremony and Cultural Performance

The opening ceremony was marked by speeches by key figures. Director of Tajikistan National Museum Zafarsho Ebrohimzoda welcomed the participants highlighting the importance of the event. Safarzoda Anwar emphasized the long-standing relations between Tajikistan and China and the importance of such cultural exchanges. Gulahamzoda Zulfiqar Ahmad spoke about the strong development of Tajik-Chinese relations over the past three decades, noting the role of youth in national progress. Ambassador Ji Shumin highlighted the importance of continued youth cultural exchanges, hoping for more cooperation between the two nations.

After the speeches, a lively cultural performance showcased the talents of Chinese and Tajik youth. The program included Tajik traditional music, folk dances and solo songs, including Chinese performances such as the solo dance “Rain in the Bamboo Grove”, the martial arts display “Dynamic Universe” and the group dance “Twelve Stars of Chang’an”. ” Underlining the creative talent and aspirations of the youth, the performance received a rapturous applause from the audience.

Cultural Creative Fair

“Reading SCO, Cultural Creative Fair” added a unique dimension to the event, providing a rich cultural experience. The book exhibition featured diverse Chinese cultural books, interactive reading experiences and new media products. Highlights include “The Language of Music” for children and “Xinjiang Travelogue” by Kyrgyz author Aydarbek Salmanbetov, presented in Chinese, Russian and Kyrgyz. Cultural and creative products such as themed blind boxes, fridge magnets and copper mirrors were popular with the youth, who also enjoyed hands-on activities such as archeology and mirror polishing.

Conclusion and future prospects

The successful holding of the 2024 “Future World” International Youth Art Exhibition highlights the artistic talent of young people and deepens the understanding and friendship between the youth of China and Tajikistan. This event inspired new vigor in cultural exchange within the SCO. Looking ahead, the “Future World” initiative will continue to promote global youth cultural exchange and cooperation, enabling young people to engage in dialogue through the arts and contribute to a peaceful, prosperous and diverse world.

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