Promote the high quality and green development of Lishui by photography. Li Qianguang Pronounce the Inauguration. Zhu Guoxian, Hu Haifeng and Wu Xiaodong attended.
At 19:30 p.m. on November 8, the Third International Photography Seminar and 2019 Lishui Photography Festival were held in Lishui City, Zhejiang Province. It is considered that this Lishui Photography Festival has received 2026 registered exhibitions of 5021 photographers from 108 countries and 112 universities, and has become a photography festival with the highest degree of international participation and the largest number of newspaper activity profiles over the years.
Li Qianguang, vice president of China Federation of literary and art circles, opened the ceremony. Xie Yuan, vice president of China People's Association for friendship with foreign countries, Zhu Guoxian, member of the Standing Committee of the provincial Party committee and Minister of publicity, Wang Han, member of the Advisory Committee of the Supreme People's Procuratorate, Zheng Gengsheng, Secretary of the Party committee of China Photographers Association, Hu Haifeng, Secretary of the municipal Party committee, Wu Xiaodong, deputy secretary and mayor of the municipal Party committee, Yu Hongming and Chen ruishang, municipal leaders, attended the opening ceremony.
Zhu Guoxian, Wu Xiaodong and Zheng Gengsheng delivered speeches. Li Feng, deputy secretary of the municipal Party committee, presided over the meeting.
Zhu Guoxian, member of the Standing Committee of the CPC Zhejiang Provincial Committee and Minister of publicity, said in his speech that photography is an art language across national boundaries, sometimes "one picture is worth a thousand words", sometimes "one picture direct hit the heart ". In Lishui, photography is a beautiful melody flowing out of green mountains and waters, a happy wave of a good life, a happy archive of ordinary people, and a solid footprint of those who strive to advance. I hope that the majority of photographers will strive to record the great changes of the times with the lens, and vividly display the spirit of general secretary Xi Jinping's praise of Lishui and the vivid practice of the revolutionary spirit of Southwest Zhejiang, the 70th anniversary great changes in the founding of new China, and the historic achievements of the national strategy of "one belt and one road" and "Rural Revitalization". Strive to show the people's good life with pictures, take more hot production and life scenes, record more unique charm of traditional culture, and pursue the dream footprints of "the most beautiful fighter". Strive to praise the great rivers and mountains of China with light and shadow, vividly display the infinite scenery of beautiful China and beautiful Zhejiang, especially practice the green development beauty of "two mountains" concept and "Lishui praise". It is hoped that this activity will take photography as the medium, strengthen dialogue among civilizations, deepen exchanges and mutual learning, and make due contributions to the photography industry for the in-depth implementation of the concept of "two mountains" and the acceleration of the construction of a beautiful China and a beautiful Zhejiang.
In his speech, Wu Xiaodong first expressed welcome and thanks to the guests at home and abroad on behalf of the municipal Party committee, the municipal government and the people of Lishui. Lishui, he said, was the first "hometown of Chinese photography". With picturesque landscape, splendid culture and a long history, it is an excellent place to take pictures everywhere, containing a large number of high-quality photographic materials. In recent years, with the concern and support of all sectors of society, Lishui photography culture industry has been developing continuously, and gradually become an important part of the development of Lishui ecological industry. The international influence of Lishui Photography Festival is also growing, and the brand awareness is getting higher and higher. I hope that artists and photography enthusiasts will take photography as the media to promote Lishui and promote Lishui, so that more people can enter Lishui through you, feel Lishui and share the good mountain, good water and good ecology of Lishui. We will also make every effort to run this festival well, continue to take the photography festival as a bridge link, deepen foreign exchange and cooperation, better leverage the integration of culture and tourism, the integration of "red and green", and accelerate the opening of a new channel for the transformation of "two mountains".
Zheng Chengsheng, Party Secretary of China Photographers Association, said in his speech that this year marks the 70th anniversary of the founding of the people's Republic of China, the 180th anniversary of the invention of photography, the 20th anniversary of Lishui being named "the hometown of Chinese photography" by China Photographers Association and the 15th anniversary of the successful holding of Lishui Photography Festival. In the past 15 years, China Photographers Association and Lishui have worked together to successfully hold 8 photography festivals and 2 International Photography seminars, cultivate a large number of local famous photographers and create a large number of internationally influential photography works. Lishui has made a positive contribution to the development of Chinese photography and built a platform for the exchange of photography art between China and the world. We hope to bring more photographers, photographers, tourists and high-quality and high-end resources to Lishui through photography, so as to promote the high-quality and green development of Lishui.
The opening ceremony also awarded certificates to the honorary winners of three international events, namely, the International Federation of photographic arts, the World Federation of photographers and the American photographic society, as well as the winners of the "Lishui special honor" of the 2019 British format photo Festival, and awarded the title of "Lishui international friendly envoy" to nine international friends at the Lishui overseas Consular Protection Liaison Station.