On 8-11, November, the 7th Cross the Strait Gathering of Joy, co-hosted by CFLAC, China Quyi Artists Association and Federation of Literary and Art Circles of Fujian Province, has been held in Dongshan County, Zhangzhou, Fujian. With theme of China’s folk art forms and youth, the event invited more than 200 famous artists of folk art and promising talents from both sides of the Taiwan Strait, Hong Kong and Macao to participate in the 3 performances and the 1 forum.
On 21-25, November, the delegation of China Artists Association, at the invitation of Georgian Ministry of Culture and Heritage Protection, has visited the country to attend the opening ceremony of international tour of Art and Peace— Chinese Contemporary Art Exhibition, and carried out exchanges of common concern.
From 24, November to 1, December, the delegation of CFLAC headed by Vice-Chairman ZUO Zhongyi, at the invitation of National Council for Art of South Africa and Department of Cultural Information of Saudi Arabia, has visited the two countries for art exchanges. During the visit in South Africa, ZUO Zhongyi has attended the Silk Road— China Silk Road Art Troupe Special Performance in South Africa, co-hosted by CFLAC, China Musicians Association and Cape Town Promotion of Peaceful and National Reunification, met with Marlene de Roux, Dir of the Artscape Theatre of Cape Town and exchanged views with his counterpart concerning a series of cultural exchanges projects of 20th anniversary of establishment of diplomatic relationship between China and South Africa.