The delivery of a gift to the Embassy of China during the finals of "Soutache China" auteur jewelry contest
On March 13, 2020 at 13:00 a ceremony of presenting a gift to the Embassy of China will take place in the World Calligraphy Museum, that symbolizes the support for China's fight against the coronavirus epidemic. The painting was made by a Russian artist Yuri Koverdyayev and a Chinese calligrapher Kong Lingmin, a descendant of Confucius in the 76th generation.
The ceremony will be held during the finals of the "Soutache China" auteur jewelry contest, organized by a theatre designer, author of "Folk Carnival" project Irina Goncharova and a designer, soutache jewelry master, regular participant of Russian and international exhibitions Inna Venikova.
The final competition features 12 jewelry projects, presenting the Chinese culture from the point of view of authentic Russian craftsmen. A team of costume designers, including the Director of Sochi Master Theatre, winner of many international contests Olga Pospekhova, a famous fashion designer, prize-winner of Russian and international shows and festivals Svetlana Ospischeva, the winner of CHAPEAU International Exhibition of Headwear Irina Goncharova and a talented feltmaker Elena Negasheva, created a collection of dresses specifically for this jewelry. During the event the dresses and the jewelry will be presented by older models of Over Fifty Agency.
The fashion show will present the beauty of models over fifty years old as well as bring attention to the unique art pieces, made by craftsmen from all over Russia - Irkutsk, Kazan, Rostov-on-Don, Sochi, Rybinsk, Naberezhnye Chelny, Perm, Moscow and Moscow Region, the event continues a series of memorable culture events bringing Chinese and Russian people closer together.
The relationship between Russia and China has entered a new level of strategic partnership. The broadening of cultural relations helps to maintain it. It's one of the priority areas of international cooperation. It provides a solid foundation for mutual understanding and further development of political, economic and trade relations between our countries.
China appreciates Russian support and help in the battle against coronavirus. Media representatives will get an opportunity to ask Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of the People's Republic of China in Russian Federation Mr Zhang Hanhui questions about the situation in China and cooperation between the two countries.