The convergence of art with the Sanxingdui event begins smoothly

Dialogue between art and cultural relics to build a bridge for international cultural exchange

GUANGANG, China, June 30, 2022— (BUSINESS WIRE) – Sanxingdui, an amazing archeological site with a history of over 3000 years, attracts the world’s attention with its current archaeological work. While the new collections delight visitors to the Sanxingdui Museum, these exquisite cultural relics, recently unveiled, once again showcase the artistic imagination and creativity of the people of the ancient Shu civilization.

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On the morning of June 29, the opening ceremony of the “GREAT FALL” took place.[t]The event chaeology: Convergence of Art with Sanxingdui “was a success. The event is organized jointly by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism of Sichuan Province, Deyan Municipal Government, Sichuan Provincial Cultural Heritage Administration and the Hong Kong Trade Development Council and jointly by Sichuan Province Tourism Promotion Center, Sichuan Province Academy of Arts and Sanxingdui Steering Committee.

Fill cultural relics with new life for Sichuan’s global culture

He Ping, deputy mayor of Deyan’s municipal people’s government, delivered a welcome speech. She said: “I hope that the participation of global artists and painting enthusiasts will promote Sanxingdui’s cultural communication,” said Yang Sashuang, deputy director general of the Ministry of Culture and Tourism of Sichuan Province, “by painting we can promote other key cultural travel brands to build Sichuan as a world-class tourist destination. “

Yang Jian, a spokesman for the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) office in Chengdu, said: “The British arts education charity THE BIG DRAW is the world’s largest painting festival event to spread the ancient Shu civilization and presenting compelling stories about China ”.

Kam Panesar, the ambassador of the Big Draw in China, said “archaeologists interpret the past, while artists interpret the culture of the past with the present and the future.” This event aims to inspire them to tell new stories about the unknown past through art and design. Jia Suju, Deputy Director of the Sanxingdui Steering Committee, informed about the upcoming activities that will take place and invited world artists to participate.

Wu Changjiang, Executive Vice President of the Hong Kong Federation of the Chinese Literacy Federation; British Consul General in Chongqing Stephen Ellison; John Statskevich, Chairman of the Grand Draw, Kate Mason, Director of the Grand Draw; Foreign visual artists Matt Veg, Antonio Verley, Katya Lohar, Akshay Raj Singh Rathor, Ruth Broome, Armen Gevorgyan and Taran Wilhu wish the event success with video messages.

New wonders of a lost civilization: from ancient Shu to the modern world

The Grand Draw, founded in 2000 in the United Kingdom, brings together people of all ages through global events each year. This event encourages artists, cultural and creative design institutions, universities and schools, as well as practicing designers, art lovers from around the world to participate and create works of art with their understanding and imagination for Sanxingdui. The event was supported by the British Consul General in Chongqing, the Research Institute for Cultural Relics of Sichuan Province and Archeology.

From June to October 2022, participants from all over the world will present their drawings and design work. For more information and registration, you can follow the official website of The Big Draw and the WeChat account for Sanxingdui Cultural and Creative Products.

At the same time the promotional film Sanxingui in my eyes Global media such as NBC, Fox Broadcasting Company, Global Digital Media and NEW SHOW will also be released worldwide.

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Department of Culture and Tourism of Sichuan Province
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