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Yangshao culture's tour in Taiwan

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Updated: 2014-06-13

Hosted by the Sanmenxia municipal government, a Yangshao Culture Exhibition themed “Sanmenxia by the Yellow River, a City of Swans,” was carried out on June 11 in the city of Taipei, Taiwan.

Yangshao culture, the origin of Chinese civilization, is the first archaeological discovery excavated in China. It was named after its excavation location, Yangshao village of Sanmenxia city.

The attendees for the exhibition included Xie Fuzhan and Zhao Jiancai, governor and vice-governor of Henan province, respectively; Lien Chan, Kuomintang honorary chairman; Lin Join-sane, chairman of the Straits Exchange Foundation; as well as other business and political figures in Taiwan. Zhao Haiyan, deputy secretary of the CPC Sanmenxia municipal committee and the municipality’s mayor, was on hand to accompany the guests.

The Yangshao Culture Exhibition, a themed activity of the Henan-Taiwan Cultural, Economic and Trade Exchange hosted by Henan province, consists of five parts. It demonstrates the discovery and excavation of Yangshao culture, as well as Yangshao culture’s significance to Chinese archaeological studies, the origin of China and primitive Chinese culture.

A total of 50 replicas of Yangshao cultural relics were displayed in the exhibition. Through the exhibition, the visitors have the chance to learn about the characteristics, distribution and research results surrounding the culture.

The economic and social development of Sanmenxia, the exhibition’s host, was introduced at the exhibition, as well as its city brand as a city by the Yellow River and a city of swans.

Lien Chan show great appreciation for the exhibition. He mentioned Yangshao culture twice in the following Henan-Taiwan Cultural, Economic and Trade Cooperation Talk and highly commended it. For its first arrival in Taiwan, the Yangshao Culture Exhibition was well received by local people.

During the exhibition, Mayor Zhao Haiyan was interviewed by such media as CTI Television and Eastern Television. Over 10 news media outlets reported on the event.

According to the schedule, the Yangshao Culture Exhibition’s next stop will be Taichung on June 13.

Yangshao culture's tour in Taiwan

Zhao Haiyan (second from the left), mayor of Sanmenxia, introduces the Yangshao culture to visitors, including Xie Fuzhan (second from the right), governor of Henan province; Zhao Jiancai (third from the left), vice-governor of Henan province; and Lien Chan (third from the right), honorary chairman of the Kuomintang, at the exhibition on June 11 in Taipei.[Photo/smx.gov.cn]

Yangshao culture's tour in Taiwan

Themed “Sanmenxia by the Yellow River, a City of Swans,” the second Yangshao Culture Exhibition kicks off in the city of Taichung, Taiwan, on June 13. Xie Fuzhan and Zhao Jiancai, governor and vice-governor of Henan province, respectively; Hu Chih-chiang, mayor of Taichung municipality; and Zhao Haiyan, mayor of Sanmenxia, are on hand at the opening ceremony.[Photo/smx.gov.cn]

Yangshao culture's tour in Taiwan

Lin Join-sane, chairman of the Straits Exchange Foundation, inscribes his best wishes for the Yangshao Culture Exhibition held in Taiwan.[Photo/smx.gov.cn]

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