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Deepen the Cultural and Creative Industries Cooperation between Shenzhen and Macao

Time:2020-09-30   Source:www.cnicif.com

From September 23 to 24, 2020, Ms. Wu Yihuan, Deputy Mayor of Shenzhen Municipal Government led a delegation to visit Macao to conduct investigations on deepening cooperation in the cultural tourism industry between Shenzhen and Macao. They had in-depth discussion with relevant parties in order to jointly promote the construction of Shenzhen Pilot Demonstration Zone of Socialism with Chinese Characteristics and Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area.

On September 23, Ms. Wu Yihuan met with Ouyang Yu, Director of the Department of Social and Cultural Affairs of the Macao Special Administrative Region. The two sides had in-depth exchanges on promoting Shenzhen-Macao cultural and creative industry cooperation and building the Humanities Bay Area and reached broad consensus. Both sides agreed to use the platform of China (Shenzhen) International Cultural Industries Fair and the Macao Expo of ICIF to fully promote the extensive cooperation in cultural industry of the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area on cultural and artistic, sports, tourism, cultural and creative design, education and training, intangible cultural heritage, cultural exhibitions, and etc., so as to realize resource sharing and coordinated development.

The Macao side stated that it will organize Macao outstanding cultural enterprises and institutions to participate in the 16th ICIF (Online ICIF). At the same time, Macao will continue to support Shenzhen in advancing the preparatory work for the Macao Expo 2020 of ICIF and the 17th ICIF.

During the visiting, the delegation also visited the Shenzhen-Macao Creativity Week Exhibition Hall, Macao Trade and Investment Promotion Institute, Cultural Promotional Association of Macao, Sino-Portuguese Industrial Cultural Exchange Promotion Association, Macao Nam Kwong (Group) Company Ltd., MIVCA and many other cultural institutions and enterprises, conducted in-depth docking and discussions on the cooperation and policy support between Shenzhen and Macao in the cultural and creative industries, and conducted comprehensive docking on the epidemic prevention and control and important event arrangements of the Macao Expo 2020 of ICIF.

Cao Saixian, Deputy Director of the Greater Bay Area Office of Shenzhen Municipal Committee of the CPC and Hong Kong and Macao Affairs Office of Shenzhen Municipal People’s Government; Qian Qiang, Deputy Director of Culture, Radio, Television, Tourism and Sports Bureau of Shenzhen Municipality, Executive Deputy Director of the Organizing Committee Office of ICIF; Ye Jianqiang, Member of the Management Committee of Shenzhen Press Group, Vice Chairman and General Manager of Shenzhen International Cultural Industry Fair Co., Ltd. are members of the delegation.