STOCKHOLM, Dec. 16(Greenpost)– China Landscape in Swedish Eyes Photo Exhibiton opens on Saturday in Stockholm Cultural Center.
“I have looked at the photos and feel quite excited to see China’s spectacular landscape through Swedish lens. In the exhibition one can see Kanas lake and Yadan landscape in Xinjiang and the spectacular mountains in Zhangjiajie, as well as the beautiful River Li.”
Ambassador Gui said this exhibition, jointly held by Green Post, a web multi-media and Kamera & Bild Magazine is a positive communication between China and Sweden.
“This year marks the 40th anniversary of reform and opening up and China has experienced a lot of changes and living standards have improved a lot. We welcome Swedish friends to China to have a look. ”
Web newspaper Green Post editor Xuefei Chen Axelsson also spoke at the opening ceremony.
She said that she went to Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region in western China in Aug. 24-31 this year together with 14 journalists from 13 countries along the silk road countries to see Xinjiang’s development in tourism industry. The project goes along with the Belt and Road Initiative proposed by President Xi Jinping. She visited Urumqi, Changji, Burqin, Altay and Kanas where there are rich tourism resources. The landscape includes Gobi, forests, Mountains and lakes. The Yadan landscape was formed by wind but the name was given by Swedish explorer Sven Hedin. The trip is worthwhile and the purpose was to wake some interest for both industries and tourists.
Claes Grundsten said that Magazine Kamera & Bild arranged this trip with many competent photographers with travel bureau Zoom.
He said the group visited the Great Wall, the famous Tiger Leaping Gorge, National Park Zhangjiajie in Hunan Province in Central China and the beautiful longji in River Li in Guilin city, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region in South China.
“It was the first time I went to China, ….It was a very good trip, we are very satisfied with the trip.”
Claes Grundsten Johan Wessel Charlie Malmqvist
Lena Weilandt Patrik Brolin Kitty Eide Larsson
Anna Bernström Eva Pettersson Hans-Åke Olsson
Anders Petersson Leif Lundin
Xuefei Chen Axelsson
Curator: Anders Nylen
A total of 120 people including friends and colleagues of the photographers attended the opening ceremony.