On December 28, supported by World Crafts Council and China Arts and Crafts Association, the Donation & Establishment Ceremony of the Charity Fund for Original Culture of China and the Press Conference of the First Global Cultural & Artistic Creation Competition was held at the Great Hall of the People, Beijing.
Guests invited to be present:
Mr. Wang Shan, President of WCC
Dr. Ghada Rida Hijjawi, President of WCC-APR
Mrs. Cindy Bowden, President of WCC North America
Mr. Alberto de Betolaza, President of WCC Latin America
Ms. Chen Jing, Secretary General of WCC
Mr. Edric Ong Vice President of WCC-APR & VP of South-East Asia
Mrs. Dinara Chochunbaeva Vice President of WCC-APR, Central Asia
Mrs. Aizhan Bekkulova Vice President of WCC-APR, Central Asia
Mr. Simon Wroot Past President of Canadian Crafts Federation
Mr. Milo Pinckney Board member of WCC North America
Ms. Beatrice Kaldun Cultural Program Specialist of UNESCO Beijing
Mr. An Jongchoul Secretary General of Cheongju International Craft Biennale Committee
Mrs. Eum Okkyung Individual Artist
Mr. Joseph Lo International Cultural Consultant
Mrs. Li Jiangping Cultural Consultant
Mrs. Yang Lan, a famous hostess, hosted the ceremony.
Mr. Wang Shan was invited to be Honorary President of Charity Fund for Original Culture of China and President of Jury for the First Global Cultural & Artistic Creation Competition. Dr. Ghada, Mrs. Bowden and Mr. Betolaza were invited to join the Jury for the First Global Cultural & Artistic Creation Competition.
KWEICHOW MOUTAI WINERY(GROUP)BAIJIN LIQUOR CO.,LTD. donated 115 million Yuan to Chinese Red Cross, which will be used specially for Charity Fund for Original Culture of China, a fund supports the development of Chinese original culture.