On July 11, the "Studying In Liaoning Understanding China" event kicked off in Shenyang, Liaoning Province.
International students from Belarus, Pakistan, Russia, Turkmenistan, and Yemen studying at Northeastern University, along with teachers and students from the Confucius Institute in Belarus, paid a visit to the Liaoning Provincial Museum, Liaoning Provincial Library, Industrial Museum of China, and 1905 Cultural and Creative Park. During their visit, they explored historical and industrial culture that bridged the past and present, gaining a keener understanding of China.
Teachers and students explore the Guqin Exhibition at the Liaoning Provincial Museum. (Photo by Sun Zhuang)
At the Liaoning Provincial Library, students visited the "Resonant Melodies: Guqin Cultural Exhibition," where they gained insights into Guqin culture while enjoying Guqin tunes.
Kaka, an international student from Turkmenistan, attentively observed Jiuxiao Peihuan Qin. He commented, "Every trace of the wear and tear on the instrument represents the passage of time and the profound history and culture of China. Made in the Tang Dynasty, the instrument enjoys a history spanning over a thousand years. I feel incredibly fortunate to see it!"
Chuntian (second from the right), an international student from Turkmenistan, plays Guqin. (Photo by Sun Zhuang)
Overseas students appreciate the special exhibition on the preservation and inheritance of ancient books titled "Carry on the Past: National Spirits and Fragrance of Books." (Photo by Sun Zhuang)
In Liaoning Provincial Library, students delved into the stories behind ancient books. Additionally, they watched the art of woodblock printing and experienced book restoration firsthand, immersing themselves in the time-honored Chinese culture.
Overseas students try ancient book restoration. (Photo by Sun Zhuang)
Overseas students listen to the teacher explaining the great achievements of Liaoning Province in China's industrial history. (Photo by Sun Zhuang)
In the Industrial Museum of China, students felt amazed by the continuous development and progress of Chinese industry.
Teachers, students, and guests pose for a group photo in front of the Art Staircase in the 1905 Cultural and Creative Park. (Photo by Sun Zhuang)
The 1905 Cultural and Creative Park meticulously preserves industrial sites and styles, providing a unique setting for students to explore creative studios. Besides, it also offers them the opportunity to embrace the industrial heritage and witness the emergence of creativity and vitality from the land.
An Yuxin, a Russian student, tries creative installation in 1905 Cultural and Creative Park. (Photo by Sun Zhuang)
An Yuxin, a student from Russia, expressed her excitement, saying, "It is my first time visiting the 1905 Cultural and Creative Park. I am surprised to see so many interesting and creative cultural products here." She selected many gifts showcasing the unique characteristics of Shenyang for her family and friends.
Teachers and students pose for a group photo in front of the "Drill Holders" sculpture in 1905 Cultural and Creative Park. (Photo by Sun Zhuang)