The “Dialogue with youth, Mr. Ung Choi Kun’s series of activities on Patriotism”, which was jointly organized by the Centre for Chinese History and Culture of the University of Macau, the Macao Wisdom Humanities Encourage Political Association and the Great Bay Area Ceramic art Collection and Exchange Association, was held at the Cultural Building (E34) of the University of Macau on November 8, 2021.
This year is the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Communist Party of China. Mr. Ung Choi Kun’s series of calligraphy exhibitions on “Telling China’s Stories” innovatively publicizes the achievements of China’s development and the successful practice of “one country, two systems” in Macao. Meanwhile, it leads contemporary young students to understand and integrate into the development of the country through communication and aesthetics, and strengthens their understanding and feelings of Chinese culture, the country and Macao.
The event is divided into three parts. The first part is the dialogue between Professor Zhu Shoutong, director of the Centre for Chinese History and Culture of the University of Macau, and Mr. Ung Choi Kun, president of the Macao Wisdom Humanities Encourage Political Association. They had a conversation on the production technology of ceramic art, Chinese traditional culture and other topics. Professor Zhu also introduced to Mr. Ung Choi Kun the “Chinese History and Culture Promotion Ambassador” activity of the CCHC, and invited Mr. Ung to take the consultant position of this activity. And Mr. Ung, based on his own experience, introduced ceramic art to the audience and how ceramic art is related to telling China’s stories and Macao’s stories.
The second part is the audience interaction. The students from University of Macau seized the valuable opportunity to communicate with Mr. Ung Choi Kun, asked questions enthusiastically and received kind answers from Mr. Ung.
The third part is that Mr. Ung Choi Kuan guided guests and students to see the calligraphy exhibition of patriotic stories and feelings. Through the exhibition, the students saw the great achievements in China’s development and the prosperity and stability of Macao after its return.
Guests attending the event included Mr. Ung Choi Kuan — president of the Macao Wisdom Humanities Encourage Political Association, Mr. Tian Weiping — chief editor of the South China Quarterly of the University of Macau, and Mr. Yeung Siu Kwai — associate professor of the Faculty of Education of the University of Macau.
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