Australian Chinese Professor Bai Xuemei receives her Volvo Environment Prize Today

Australian Chinese Professor Bai Xuemei receives her Volvo Environment Prize Today nov. 28, 2018 in Stockholm.

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New Delhi is one of the megacities in the Global South with a metropolitan population of 26 million.

“Sustainability will be won or lost in cities”

Professor Xuemei Bai, a leading expert and thought leader on urbanization and sustainability, receives the Volvo Environment Prize 2018. More than half of the world’s population lives in cities, and the trend keeps growing at an unprecedented rate. In future we will need drastically different ways of planning, building and governing cities, says Xuemei Bai.

Cities have been the cradles and powerhouses of new ideas and movements from time immemorial. They still are – from the industrial revolution in Birmingham in the 18th century to the breakneck speed of economic growth in Bangalore, India, today.

The lure of a better life attracts millions of people to the cities of the world. For the first time in history more people are living in cities than in rural areas. And this way of living is set to continue: by 2050 more than two thirds of the world population will live in urban areas.

– Urbanization is arguably one of the biggest social transformations of our time says Xuemei Bai, professor in Urban Environment and Human Ecology at the Fenner School of Environment and Society at the Australian National University in Canberra.

Born and raised in China, living in Japan for many years and now an Australian citizen, she is a leading expert on how to make rapidly growing cities more liveable, sustainable and resilient. Her focus is on Asia and the global South. For while cities in the North try – and sometimes succeed – in becoming smart, green and carbon-neutral, cities such as Lagos, Nigeria, have grown 100-fold and are environmental nightmares. In just two generations, Lagos went from a population of 200,000 to nearly 20 million. It is wealthy in parts, but largely chaotic and with many residents living in slums not connected to water or sanitation systems, and with momentous traffic congestion and air full of fumes. Projections show that if Nigeria’s population continues to grow, Lagos could become the world’s largest metropolis, home to perhaps 85 million people, with drastic environmental consequences.

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But other megacities are growing at an even faster rate, such as Guangzhou and Beijing in China and Kinshasa in Democratic Republic of the Congo. In fact all of the top 10 fastest growing megacities are in Asia or Africa. Says Xuemei Bai:

– It is sometimes said that sustainability will be won or lost in cities. I would go one step further and say that sustainability will be won or lost in cities in the Global South.

Nowhere in the world has the scale and speed of urbanization been more overwhelming than in China, with possibly the fastest and largest migration of a human population in history. In just 30 years, nearly 500 million people have moved from rural areas into China’s major cities. This is how China grew its economy at a stunning pace, but it has also resulted in polluted air and contaminated rivers and soil. The Chinese authorities are trying to rectify some of the mistakes but the task will probably take generations.

At the core of Xuemei Bai’s research is how to do the right things when new urban areas are built. Cities have a huge impact, with about 75 % of CO2-emissions from energy use traceable back to cities. Making cities sustainable will mean aiming for processes similar to those in natural ecosystems, reducing input and output and making material and energy use more circular.

– We need to approach cities as a human-dominant complex ecosystem and manage them as such. If we do that I believe there is a bright future for humans and their cities.

Analysis: How Chabahar Survived US Sanctions?

By  Shoaib Rahim

STOCKHOLM,  Nov. 28 (Greenpost)–The United States imposed new sanctions, dubbed as toughest ever, on Iran on November 5. However, Afghanistan and India have received certain waivers from these sanctions. The exemptions allow India to continue to develop Chabahar port and construct its related railway link to Afghanistan’s border. Further, both Afghanistan and India would continue to import petroleum products from Iran. The exemption of Chabahar was stated to be related with the economic development, reconstruction assistance and humanitarian relief of Afghanistan. However, there are many reasons beyond Afghanistan factor that made the waivers less of a surprise.

In 2003, India agreed with Iran to make investment and develop Chabahar port in Iran on Gulf of Oman. However, the project was crawling owing to the US sanctions on Iran. In spite of US dissent, India went on to spend $135 million to construct Zaranj- Dilaram highway that links Kabul– Hirat highway with Chabahar port and completed it in 2009. In August 2015, sanctions on Iran were eased while tri- lateral agreement was signed among Afghanistan, India and Iran in May 2016.

The continued, albeit bumpy, progress on Chabahar port is not a surprise given its strategic significance. Chabahar occupies unique geo- political and geo- economic status in the light of regional and global politics. Chabahar competes with Chinese funded Gawadar port on the lines of strategic encirclement theory as well as provides gateway to India to reach Central Asia as part of its competition with China. Despite this, China has remained a strong supporter of the port due to its close political and economic ties with Iran. On the other hand, while US has continued to tighten the noose around Iran, it has had to show flexibility towards the project. This is mainly because these projects have potential to strengthen India geo- economically and geo- politically in line with its strategy to support India vis-à-vis China.

At present, President Trump’s Afghanistan and South Asia strategy announced in August 2017, underscored increased role for India in Afghanistan, which was warmly welcomed by both Kabul and New Delhi. Given the fact that India’s land route access to Afghanistan is barred by Pakistan, it is Chabahar that would provide a gateway to India to reach Afghanistan and ensure its desired economic and development assistance. In turn, Afghanistan would provide India land route access to Central Asia. These interventions align with the maneuvers to increase India’s influence in Central Asia to counter that of China in the region.

An important aspect in the India- US relations is the Russian factor. India has maintained delicate balance in its relations with Russia and the US. Despite close strategic bonding with the US, India has managed to preserve its historical economic, military and diplomatic ties with Russia amid turbulent US- Russia relations. For instance, the pendulum of India’s multi –billion- dollar arms trade with both countries swings either sides in spite of changing political- economic dynamics. Moreover, it was mainly Russia that pushed for the membership of India in Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO), an important regional platform. Therefore, any decision of the US that would restrict economic gains of India might affect India’s presence in current US orbit.

The waiver on oil imports granted to India also revolves around Chabahar. India is one of the top four oil importers world- wide while Iran ranks third on its list of suppliers. Therefore, in response to US pressure to cut oil imports from Iran to Zero by November 4, India made its intentions clear to defy and go against them, almost one month ahead of the deadline. Further, India’s stance to continue to buy oil from Iran at this critical juncture has implications for strengthening relations of the two countries and pave the way for long term partnership, including smooth implementation and operationalization of Chabahar.

Alternatively, India could have moved to other countries to meet its oil demand. However, Iran had already threatened that if India shifted to other countries as a consequence of sanctions on its oil trade, it would lose special privileges at Chabahar port. On the other hand, Afghanistan relies on Iran for transit route and imports including oil. The sanctions would might have disrupted trade and transit tries leaving a struggling Afghan economy in tatters. Hence, the exemption gives the country a sigh of relief.

Here, it is worth mentioning that China has expressed its support and interest in Chabahar from time to time. If Iran is frustrated with India at any stage and consequently engages China in Chabahar, it would severely dent the planned strategic gains of India around the project.

The unique strategic status of Chabahar earns it exemption from the toughest ever sanctions of the US.  However, the remaining sanctions would plague Iran’s economy. Therefore, while the project survives the sanctions, it would be hard for an economically weakened Iran to accelerate the pace and work together with India to fully operationalize the port and reap its economic gains.

Shoaib Rahim (Development Economics 2012) is an Afghan, Macro-economist, University Lecturer, TedX Speaker and Youth Activist. He founded ‘Gaheez – The Rising Afghanistan’, an initiative to engage youth in the development of Afghanistan.

The views expressed here only represents the view of the author.


北欧绿色邮报网北欧中华网联合报道(记者陈雪霏)– 全球中国文化中心首个古琴培训班在斯德哥尔摩中国文化中心隆重开班大受欢迎。














The Sound of the Soul – Music for Qin and Xiao

Deng Hong & Chen Shasha

The Sound of the Soul contains a number of pieces that belong to the very heart of qin music and that have never before appeared on a recording. The anthology has been produced in close association with sinologist and author Cecilia Lindqvist.


Guqin and Xiao Performances Warmly Welcomed in Sweden
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Chinese artists Deng Hong and Chen Shasha have given excellent performances of Guqin or Qin, Xiao and Xun instruments in Stockholm Musical Museum and other places in Sweden. They are warmly welcomed by the Swedish audience.

Guqin or Qin is also called Yaoqin or Yuqin with seven strings. It has become popular since the Confucius period in the Spring Time which began in 476 B.C or about 3, 000 years ago. It is one of the oldest instruments and also well kept one in Chinese music history and thus also listed as the World Heritage by UNESCO.

With the support of the Chinese Embassy in Sweden and the publisher Bonniers Company and the Music Museum in Stockholm, Professor Cecilia Lindqvist who studied Qin in China in the 1960s has invited Deng Hong and Chen Shasha to have a week long tour concert during August 15-22 around Sweden including Eskilstuna, Gothenburg, Uppsala and other places in Stockholm. Due to the extra number of audience, Musical Museum has to arrange another concert on Wednesday.

Professor Lindqvist has written a book titled Qin in Swedish introducing the old and yet popular Chinese musical instrument to the Swedish people. She says it’s a good opportunity to invite Deng Hong and Chen Shasha to perform in Sweden. She has always been overwhelmed by the beauty of Qin music.

“The sincerity, the deep sincere feelings that promote, the deep feeling from nature and how to be together with other people and friendship, all these things, the sincerity and the deep philosophy are the essence of the Qin music.”

She has explained in Swedish to the audience about all the music played by Deng Hong with Qin instrument and Chen Shasha with Xiao and Xun instruments. The programs include Gaoshanliushui or Flowing water around high mountains, Meihuasannong or Plum blossom , Pingshaluoyan or Wild goose on the sand and Jiukuang or a drunk man.

She also told the audience about the moving story between Yu Boya and Zhong Ziqi in the Spring and Warring time which began in 476 B.C. Yu Boya was a musician and he happened to meet Zhong Ziqi.

Whatever Yu Boya played, Zhong Ziqi could understand very well and so they became real friends even like brothers. They decided to meet again the next year. But unfortunately Zhong Ziqi died before they could meet. Yu Boya played at Zhong’s graveyard for the last time and crashed his Qin. He decided never to play the Qin any more to show his deep friendship with Zhong Ziqi and how difficult to meet an understanding friend.

It was the first time for Deng Hong to come to Sweden to play Qin and she felt very glad that she could show the Swedish audience about the beautiful Chinese instrument and music. She is from China National Orchestra.

“I heard this was the first time that Guqin is played in Sweden. So I feel honored to be the first artist to play Qin here. Since Qin was listed in the World Heritage List by UNESCO in 2003, there is a revival of the craze about Qin. Many people like to learn to play it and many Qin schools have been established all over China. ” said Deng Hong.

Maj Burell is one of the audiences attending the concert.

“I have heard it in CD and followed the CD with the book by Professor Lindqvist. It went into my heart directly. The fantastic book makes it even more interesting to know the story about where they are from and the way they are played and try to get the emotions which are deep in the music.”

About the performance, Burell says she will listen to it again and again.

“It’s such a fantastic music and the player also shows facial emotions and deep impression. Looking at her performance, sometimes I even forget to listen. I will listen to the record again immediately when I go home.”

Meanwhile, Deng Hong and Chen Shasha also donated a Qin note book to the Music Museum in Stockholm.

(Xuefei  Chen People’s Daily Online August 21, 2007)

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Chinese artists Deng Hong and Chen Shasha have given excellent performances of Guqin or Qin, Xiao and Xun instruments in Stockholm’s Royal Concert Hall and many other places in Sweden. They are warmly welcomed by the Swedish audience.

Guqin or Qin is also called Yaoqin or Yuqin with seven strings. It has become popular since the Confucius period in the Spring Time which began in 476 B.C or about 3, 000 years ago. It is one of the oldest instruments and also well kept one in Chinese music history and thus also listed as the World Heritage by UNESCO in 2003.

Winning the heart of many Swedish audience in 2007 by a week long tour in Sweden, Sinologist and writer Cecilia Lindqvist who studied Qin in China in the 1960s has invited Deng Hong and Chen Shasha again to have a three week long tour concert beginning March 1 and ending on March 22.

They will perform to as north as Umeå and as south as Lund across Sweden. Deng Hong plays Qin and Chen Shasha plays Xiao, a bamboo flute and Xun as well as Hulusi instruments. Cecilia Lindqvist explains all the stories behind the music in Swedish to the audience.

Deng Hong (L) and Chen Shasha (R) are performing Qin and Xiao instruments at a concert, Stockholm, capital of Sweden, March 12, 2009. (Xinhua Photo)

Professor Lindqvist wrote a book titled Qin in Swedish introducing the old and yet popular Chinese musical instrument to the Swedish people. She is so passionate about Chinese language and music and both her books of the Kingdom of Characters and Qin won the famous Swedish August awards.

“I like to have more people to be able to enjoy such beautiful music that promote the deep feeling from nature and how to be together with other people and friendship.” said professor Lindqvist.

She explained in Swedish to the audience about all the music played by Deng Hong with Qin instrument and Chen Shasha with Xiao and Xun instruments. The programs include Liushui or Flowing water, Meihuasannong or Plum blossom, Pingshaluoyan or Wild goose on the sand and the Herdsman Suwu.

She also told the audience about the moving story between Yu Boya and Zhong Ziqi in the Spring and Warring time which began in 476 B.C. Yu Boya was a musician and he happened to meet Zhong Ziqi.

Whatever Yu Boya played, Zhong Ziqi could understand very well and so they became real friends even like brothers. They decided to meet again the next year. But unfortunately Zhong Ziqi died before they could meet. Yu Boya played at Zhong’s graveyard for the last time and crashed his Qin. He decided never to play the Qin any more to show his deep friendship with Zhong Ziqi and how difficult to meet an understanding friend.

In August 1977, the US space detector Voyager One was sent to the universe carrying a special record with various languages and typical music including the melody of “Flowing Water” with Gu Qin played by Chinese musician Guan Pinghu. Professor Lindqvist used to study with Guan Pinghu when she was studying Qin in Beijing in early 1960s.

“Each place we went, the audience was full. And the CDs were almost sold out, we have to make more in Austria again.” said Professor Lindqvist.”It was just fantastic”, said an audience.

With the book Qin, the cds, the performance and the illustration of Professor Lindqvist in Swedish, more and more Swedish become fascinated about the Chinese music.

By Xuefei Chen, People’s Daily Online Correspondent in Stockholm


北欧绿色邮报网北欧中华网报道(记者陈雪霏)– 中国驻瑞典大使桂从友27日晚在斯德哥尔摩看望了来瑞典学习考察的合肥市优秀企业家境外培训班全体学员。













北欧绿色邮报网报道(记者陈雪霏)– 11月19日,桂从友大使在使馆与瑞典隆德大学东亚协会的16名学生座谈。





芬兰:言论有自由但言论也要有规范 仇恨和欺凌的言论不要

A broad working group established to consider actions against hate speech and online bullying

Ministry of Education and Culture Ministry of Justice Ministry of the Interior 27.11.2018 14.01
Press release 138/2018

Actions against hate speech and online bullying will be intensified through cooperation between an expert working group and public officials. The Ministry of the Interior, the Ministry of Justice and the Ministry of Education and Culture have together established a project to prepare proposals for more efficiently preventing hate speech punishable under the Criminal Code of Finland and harassment prohibited by law and for promoting a discussion culture that takes other people into consideration.

The working group is chaired by archbishop emeritus Kari Mäkinen. The expert working group also has representatives from the Office of the Prosecutor General, the Council for Mass Media, Helsinki Police Department, the Advisory Board for Ethnic Relations and the Union of Local Youth Councils, for example.

Humiliation, threatening and insulting, for example, have increased in online discussion in the last few years. At its extreme, the trend will increase the feeling of insecurity and prevent people from exercising their freedom of speech, which is secured in the Constitution of Finland, due to fear of becoming subject to hate speech or hate campaigns.

In this project, hate speech means all forms of expression that spread, urge, promote or justify ethnic hate, xenophobism, antisemitism or other hate that is based on intolerance. Hate speech also relates to other means of influence, such as disinformation and fake news.

More efficient cooperation with civil society

The purpose of the working group is to gather together ongoing actions for preventing hate speech and propose new short- and long-term actions. The working group must ensure that the actions implemented by the authorities and civil society against hate speech and online bullying, and the exchange of information, are better coordinated and consistent in the future.

It will also prepare proposals for promoting a respectful discussion culture that takes other people into consideration. This should also include measures for determining how information on hate speech, online bullying and their effects and consequences can be disseminated among citizens.

”We must promote a discussion culture that respects everybody’s human dignity and parity, which in part promotes the realisation of freedom of speech,” says Kai Mykkänen, Minister of the Interior.

”Free discussion, freedom of speech and the freedom to criticise are all part of democracy. They should all be promoted in Finland. However, a broad freedom of speech does not protect actions whose intention is to insult others. All of us have the obligation to promote a constructive social atmosphere,” says Antti Häkkänen, Minister of Justice.

”Schools and homes have an important role to bring up broad-minded, caring people who respect others. Hate speech can be recognised through multiliteracy, which is needed by adults and young people alike. By promoting multiliteracy, we want to ensure capabilities to strengthen democratic values, awareness of human rights and experience about involvement, says Sanni Grahn-Laasonen, Minister of Education.

Sino-Swedish art exhibitions are underway in China Cultural Center in Stockholm

By Xuefei Chen Axelsson

STOCKHOLM, Nov. 25(Greenpost)  —  Two exhibitions one is Chinese Young Artists Exhibition and the other is the Chinese – Swedish teachers art exhibitions opened on Sunday at China Cultural Center in Stockholm.

The Chinese young artists’ arts are quite impressive because that reflects the new generation of artists whose thinking and experiences are very different from their parents generations.

Chinese artists Zhang Fangbai and other teachers art works reflect Chinese contemporary arts.

Teachers from Royal Institute of Art in Sweden also exhibited many innovative art works  including video arts.

It is worthwhile to visit and have a good look of it.

The exhibition will last till December 14.

On December 15th, there will be Xinjiang Photo exhibition till December 22.

Some of the arts:


北欧绿色邮报网和北欧中华网联合报道(记者陈雪霏)– 11月25日, 中国“青年艺术+优秀作品海外巡展”以及“极光”--中国华东师范大学美术学院与瑞典皇家美术学院教师当代作品展在斯德哥尔摩中国文化中心隆重开幕。
















Address: Västra Trädgårdsgatan 2, Kungsträdgården, Stockholm.

图文 陈雪霏


今日头条:新疆是个好地方 老兵记者都不忘

北欧绿色邮报网报道(记者陈雪霏)– 新疆是个好地方,老兵记者都不忘。话说8月25日到9月2日,记者在新疆采访到五彩滩的时候,确实遇到了一群老兵,号称天下第一群的老兵们在五彩滩旅游。他们可能也是为了追忆过去,展望未来而自驾游来到新疆的。




(广州)董雪昌  (荷兰)  张卓辉   (文 / 图 )












公元前2世纪,汉武帝派遣张骞出使西域时,对这前无古人的壮举并未想到在政治上、经济上或文化上给出一个“划时代”的命名。后来,一代又一代的中外商人 ,沿着这条线路,用他们的双脚,拓展了中国通往西方的商贸之道。 就像天文学家发现行星、物理学家发现物理定律一样,德国地质学家费迪南•冯•李希霍芬(Ferdinand  Freiherr  von  Richthofen)发现并考察了这条商贸之路,并从学术的高度将其命名为“丝绸之路”时,这条已经存在了上千年的商贸之路,才有了自己响当当的名字和内涵,从而影响了一大批像杜克太太的父亲一类的西方人。“丝绸之路”如一条纽带,将万里之遥的中国与德国联系在了一起。东起中国广州湾,西抵荷兰鹿特丹,海上丝绸之路源远流长,“一带一路”长盛不衰。



两会系列报道(21)- 新疆团开放日:库尔班大叔重孙女当上了人大代表

Favorite becomes the most seen film

By Xuefei Chen Axelsson

The 29th edition of Stockholm International Film Festival is now over. During the festival’s 12 days, 159 films from over 60 countries have been screened, more than 130 screenings have been sold out, and 120 directors and filmmakers have visited the festival. The most seen film during the festival was The Favourite by Yorgos Lanthimos.

Rachel Weisz in Yorgos Lanthimos’ The Favourite.

The 29th edition of Stockholm International Film Festival closed 2018-11-18. Among 10 best seen films, I have seen 7 of them. It is a surprise to me why Cold War was not in the list.  Actually Cold War is also a good film.

Favorite was indeed a good film. Even though it was in 17th century, it was very colorful while Cold War turned out to be black and white. Maybe that was the difference. But the actor and actress were very good. 159 films from over 60 countries have been screened in six movie theaters across Stockholm. The Favourite by the two-time Bronze Horse-winning director Yorgos Lanthimos was the festival’s most seen film. Over 1500 people saw the dark comedy, which was this year’s closing film at Stockholm International Film Festival.

This year’s festival made record numbers, both in terms of the number of sold out screenings and the number of visiting directors and filmmakers. One third of all screenings were sold out, and 120 filmmakers visited Stockholm for this year’s festival. Over 50 of these filmmakers met the public in exclusive Face2Face conversations in conjunction with the screenings of their films. One of them was the two-time Oscar-winning director Asghar Farhadi, who was presented with this year’s Stockholm Visionary Award.

— It is an honor to receive the Visionary Award, especially because it provided me with the opportunity to be in Stockholm and to meet and converse with students and cinephiles alike. My best wishes for Stockholm International Film Festival, says Asghar Farhadi about this year’s festival.

Farhadi’s film Everybody Knows is one of the most seen films during this year’s festival.

Below are the festival’s ten most seen films:

  1. The Favourite by Yorgos Lanthimos
  2. Everybody Knows by Asghar Farhadi
  3. X&Y by Anna Odell
  4. Beautiful Boy by Felix van Groeningen
  5. Cold War by Pawel Pawlikowski
  6. Wildlife by Paul Dano
  7. Jesus by Hiroshi Okuyama
  8. Capernaum by Nadine Labaki
  9. Vox Lux by Brady Corbet
  10. Suspiria by Luca Guadagnino


北欧绿色邮报网报道(记者陈雪霏)–  “瑞典人眼中的中国”摄影展将于12月15日-22日在斯德哥尔摩中国文化中心举行。

瑞典人眼中的中国“ 图片展

2018 北京、张家界、桂林和新疆图片展

“瑞典人眼中的中国”图片展是由北欧绿色邮报网(Green Post)和瑞典照相机与图片杂志(Kamera & Bild)联合举办的。我们一起联合举办此次展览的目的就是要展示中国的文化和自然景观是那么的丰富多彩。希望我们的展览能给您留下更深刻的印象。



瑞典照相机与图片杂志(Kamera & Bild)和Zoom旅游局一起安排了到世界各地进行摄影旅游的项目。今年11月,瑞典著名景观摄影师卡拉斯.基石(Claes Grundsten)和杂志摄影记者约翰.维塞尔率领15人组成的摄影爱好者旅游团到中国去摄影旅游。他们去了北京的长城,著名的景点虎跳峡,张家界国家公园和素有桂林山水甲天下之美誉的桂林漓江等令人瞠目的著名景点。

展出地点:斯德哥尔摩中国文化中心,Västra Trädgårdsgatan 2, Stockholm.




















Info:”China‘s Landscape in Swedish Eyes” Photo Exhibition to be held in Chinese Cultural Center in Stockholm on Dec 15-22

By Xuefei Chen Axelsson

A special Photo Exhibition on China’s beautiful landscape in Beijing, Zhangjiajie, Guilin and Xinjiang Autonomous Region  will be held in Chinese Cultural Center in Stockholm on Dec 15-22.

                “China’s  landscape in Swedish Eyes” Photo Exhibition

2018 Photo Exhibition of Beijing, Zhangjiajie, Lijiang and Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region

The exhibition is jointly held by Green Post, a webb newspaper and multi-media and Kamera & Bild Magazine.

China is a multifaceted country with large variety of landscape and places with many different kinds of cultures meeting. Tourism has a great future in China both for Chinese and foreigners. There is a lot to see here! Here we show you the photos from two different tours.

Web newspaper Green Post editor Xuefei Chen Axelsson 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.

Magazine Kamera & Bild arranges various photo trips to various parts of the world regularly with travel bureau Zoom. In November this year, a group of 15 photo enthusiasts led by Swedish famous landscape photographer Claes Grundsten and photo journalist Johan Wessel. The group visited Beijing and 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.

Through our pictures, together we like to show you some Chinese rich culture and beautiful natural landscape. We hope to give you some deeper impression about China.


Journalists, Photographers and Photograph lovers:

Claes Grundsten         Johan Wessel             Charlie Malmqvist

Lena Weilandt             Patrik Brolin                Kitty Eide Larsson

Anna Bernström          Eva Pettersson            Hans-Åke Olsson

Liz Löfstrand               Anders Petersson        Leif Lundin

Xuefei Chen Axelsson


The time for the exhibition will be from Dec. 15 to 22.  13:00-18:00. open to public.

Guided tour: 14:00,   16:00.

The opening ceremony will be held at 11:30 Dec. 15.(by invitation)

And closing ceremony will be held at 16:30 -17:30 on Dec. 21.

That will be a celebration of the fourth anniversary of China-Europe Cultural Association and the Christmas and New Year celebration concert!

Organizer: Green Post,  Kamera & Bild Magazine.

Address: China Cultural Center  in Stockholm.

Västra Trädgårdsgatan 2,  Kungsträdgården,  Stockholm.

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今日头条: 2018人工智能峰会在斯德哥尔摩成功举办

北欧绿色邮报网报道(记者陈雪霏)–  2018人工智能峰会19日在瑞典皇家理工学院成功举办。中国驻瑞典大使桂从友19日出席在瑞典皇家理工学院举办的2018人工智能论坛并致辞。瑞典创新署署长伊萨克松和住房与数字发展部国务秘书卡尔松和使馆科技处戴钢参赞也出席了人工智能峰会。

2018Al峰会由AI Hub, IT&Telekomföretagen and Teknikföretagen联合组织召开的。峰会由AI Hub创始人程颖博士和Michael Collaros主持。程颖博士说,AI Hub的目的就是为AI人才和公司进行交流互通的平台。

瑞典皇家理工学院教授Leif Handberg 首先致开幕词。他很自豪地说,这里曾经是瑞典最早的核反应堆的旧址。1982年消除了核辐射,改装成了音乐室、舞蹈室和会议室,人们可以看到角落里还有钢琴,四周的布置都是通过各种灯光影响来营造一个温馨良好的会议氛围。这也是瑞典积极推广的科学要与艺术相结合。他欢迎大家来参加AI大会。

Anna-Karin Hatt, Almega总裁是瑞典前国家信息能源部部长。Almega是瑞典最大的和在政界、工业界最具影响力的企业联盟集团。瑞典所有的大公司(ABB, Volvo等)都属于其成员,总共有超过11000多公司成员,雇佣50多万人就业。她说,瑞典信息产业一直发展很好,名列前茅,但是,越是在这个时候,越要小心,不要不以为然,不知不觉被人超越。因此,瑞典必须在数字化,数字化养老等多方面继续加强研发和应用,更好地服务大众。她在强调发展人工智能的同时,一定要注意人工智能的积极正面发展,防止负面发展,她欢迎大家积极讨论这个问题。







林雪平大学副教授Fredrik Heintz介绍了瑞典人工智能政策和欧盟政策及投入情况。同时,他也强调,瑞典可以在人工智能应用方面继续加大力度。

据程颖介绍, AI Hub的成立就是大家互相联系的结果,在瑞典大家有互相请喝茶的习惯,喝着茶或咖啡,大家进行头脑风暴,然后就碰撞出富有创意的火花来。

论坛召开之前,他们也带领瑞典人工智能方面的公司到中国杭州和南京去,结果反响非常好,双方都很乐意合作。AI Hub也是一个为AI公司和人士提供交流的平台。



首先是瑞典著名大公司ÅF商务部经理Martin Kwasniewski介绍数字双胞胎概念的价值。

然后是IBM商务开发部,智能与识别技术负责人Patrick Counch介绍了IBM的人工智能未来计划。


爱立信公司机器智能和自动化研发主任Elena Fersman介绍了爱立信的人工智能创新情况。

最后是浙江大学人工智能研究所主任吴飞教授通过skype 介绍了中国人工智能教育和创新的未来。