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2023 Silk Road Week opens in Hangzhou

ezhejiang.gov.cn| Updated: July 13, 2023 L M S


The opening ceremony of 2023 Silk Road Week is held in China National Silk Museum on July 12. [Photo provided to ezhejiang.gov.cn]

The 2023 Silk Road Week opened in Hangzhou, capital of East China's Zhejiang province, on July 12. 

The guest country of honor is Hungary this year, with two exhibitions set up showcasing Hungarian cultural charm.

The Silk Road is an ancient trade route that connected the civilizations of the East and the West, and it has preserved numerous cultural heritages through cultural interactions. 

The Silk Road Week has been held in Hangzhou for three consecutive years and is a long-term annual international cultural exchange event. The theme of the 2023 Silk Road Week is "The Silk Roads: Long Roads, Mutual Goals".

In addition to the exhibition in Hangzhou, the "Beyond History and Materiality: Selected Chinese Silk Art Exhibition" will be launched in Budapest, capital of Hungary, in October this year.

During this Silk Road Week, a series of exhibitions, academic seminars, Silk Road study tours, and Silk Road cultural activities in schools will also be held. 

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