China, Argentina cooperate in internet audiovisual, film industries
Du Feijin, head of the publicity department of the Beijing Committee of the Communist Party of China, gives a speech at the China-Argentina cooperation event on the internet audiovisual and film industries in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on June 27 local time. [Photo/beijing.gov.cn]
An event on China-Argentina exchange and cooperation in the internet audiovisual and film industries was held in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on June 27 local time. It was sponsored by the Beijing Municipal Radio and Television Bureau and the Chinese Embassy in Argentina.
Leaders from Beijing and Argentina, the Chinese ambassador to Argentina, and representatives from companies in the internet audiovisual and film industries in China and Argentina attended the event.
At the event, Du Feijin, head of the publicity department of the Beijing Committee of the Communist Party of China, said that cultural exchanges between China and Argentina have a long history. In the 1990s, Beijing signed a sister-city agreement with Buenos Aires to enhance relations between the two countries.
He added that in recent years, China has held a number of cultural exchange activities in Argentina and several other Latin American countries to promote the film and television cooperation agreement signed between the two countries. Beijing has also recently introduced its top film and television production companies, internet audiovisual platforms, and a number of high-quality products to Latin America. It has also between exploring further cooperation with Argentina in these fields.
Du suggested that China and Argentina normalize such exhibitions and exchanges and promote more outstanding Argentine films, television programs, and audiovisual works in Beijing.
Zou Xiaoli, the Chinese Ambassador to Argentina also expressed his approval of the exchanges between China and Argentina in the audiovisual, film, and television industries in recent years. He hoped the two countries could further expand exchanges and cooperation in cultural industries.
Alibaba-backed Youku and ByteDance Technology Co Ltd, two Beijing-based companies, introduced their recent achievements at the event and shared some of their best audiovisual works.
Chinese and Argentine film and television production enterprises signed a series of cooperation documents at the event. The Argentine Film Association and the Capital Radio and TV Program Producers Association also signed a framework agreement on strategic cooperation, which will bring more excellent Beijing film and television works to Argentina.