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Chinese and foreigners get together for New Year party & documentary premiere of SPAFFC
By:Wang Jiaye  |  From:english.eastday.com  |  2017-01-26 17:19


The launching ceremony (Photo by Xv Cheng)

On the occasion of the Spring Festival, more than 200 people from almost 50 countries attended the premiere of the documentary "Connection of Hearts - A Chronicle of the 60 Years of Shanghai People’s Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries". The event was held at the Shanghai Natural History Museum (SNHM) on Jan. 24, 2017 and celebrated the upcoming Chinese New Year.

The event hosted by Shanghai People’s Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries (SPAFFC), SMG, SNHM and Eastday.com, was attended by international institutions, consular officials and expatriates as well as Chinese officials and citizens.

Click here to watch the documentary online

Chinese and foreign friends extend Chinese New Year greetings


(Photo by Tang Chun)


(Photo by Xv Cheng)


(Photo by Tang Chun)

Shanghai People’s Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries is the earliest municipal people’s organization in Shanghai specializing in people-to-people friendly exchanges with other countries.

In the last sixty years, SPAFFC has received nearly 10,000 delegations of foreign friends from more than 100 countries, totaling 120,000, and it has maintained a relationship of exchange with 350 non-governmental organizations in 104 countries, said Zhang Xiaosong, Director General of Shanghai Municipal Foreign Affairs Office and President of SPAFFC.

After the premiere, Chinese and foreign friends also visited the SPAFFC photo exhibition at the museum.