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Exhibition-Image of India

CGI in collaboration with Guangdong Arts Association, Guangdong People’s Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries, Institute of Contemporary Arts organized an Indian painting exhibition titled “Image of India” depicting images of South India from June 24 – 29, 2016 at the Art Gallery of Guangdong Federation of Literary and Art Circles.  The inauguration ceremony of the exhibition was attended Presidents of China Artists Association, Guangdong Federation of Literary and Arts Circle, Guangdong Artists Association and Vice-President of Guangdong People’s Association for Friendship with Foreign countries and Consulate officials. The exhibits were contributed by famous Chinese artists Mr. Sun Ge, Mr. Jiang Yue and Mr. Jin Cheng who travelled to South India and painted more than 130 paintings out of their visual experience they encountered during their visit to India. The exhibition has seen by more than 5000 people and appreciated the work done by the Chinese artists.

Visit of Amitav Ghosh: ICCR sponsored the visit of renowned author Mr Amitav Ghosh, to Guangzhou on August 16, 2016 as part of his China tour. CGI organized a book reading event at Fangsuo Book store located in Taikoo mall.  The event was attended by more than 150 students from various universities, scholars and other dignitaries.  In a lecture Mr Ghosh gave graphic accounts of the Opium trade and read out excerpts of his book for the benefit of the audience. The occasion provided a rare opportunity for the scholars and authors to interact with the internationally well known Indian author and exchange ideas of mutual interest.  

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