Belt and Road International Young Fashion Designers Showcase Tour:An Initiative to Foster Cultural Exchange

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27th March, 2018, Beijing —- The Belt and Road Initiative (“BRI), launched by the Chinese Government, promotes trade, infrastructure and networking strategy among countries along the proposed Belt and Road routes. BRI intends to enhance a high standard of free trade to further market integration and create a regional economic co-operation framework of benefit to all.

In response to the BRI, “Belt and Road International Young Fashion Designers Showcase Tour”, initiated by a Hong Kong organization, aims to provide a platform for the young fashion designers to showcase their works globally.

The announcement event was held at the Diaoyutai State Guesthouse on 23rd March 2018, with the  presence of Dr. Annie Wu, the organizer, Mr. Gunnar Snorri Gunnarsson, Ambassador of Iceland, Mr. Francisco Carlo Escobar Pedreschi, Ambassador of Panama, Mr. Mbelwa Kairuki, Ambassador of Tanzania and Ms. Gracie Foo, Director of the Office of the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China湖南福彩网app官方下载 in Beijing, as well as the participating young fashion designers.

               At the event, Dr. Annie Wu said, “Our country湖南福彩网app官方下载 is pursuing the Belt and Road Initiative with over 70 countries participating. We should strive our best to allow our talented youth to reach out to the world and exchange creative ideas with overseas talents so as to broaden their horizons. I am delighted to present ‘Belt and Road International Young Fashion Designers Showcase Tour’, an initiative in fashion, with the purpose of nurturing young fashion designers in the world. Through the Tour, we hope the designers can get inspiration from different perspectives and culture as well as to boost their business opportunities.”

The Tour aims to connect young designers with the world to build up their networks and global trade opportunities. In addition to increasing the awareness of the designers, the Tour intends to promote the tourism of the hosting cities.

The organizer has confirmed young designers including a trio designer brand “Kanoe” – Lina, Yingzi, and Yuzhu; Junne Liu and Jarel Zhang from China湖南福彩网app官方下载; Mountain Yam, Mary Yu, Kenny Li, and Singchin Lo from Hong Kong; as well as Hildur Yeoman from Iceland. The list also includes designers from South Korea, the United Kingdom, the United States, France, Italy, Panama as well as Tanzania. Participating designers expressed their gratitude towards the invitation, hoping to bring their own designs to different countries, meet and learn from other talents.

               The Tour features exhibition and catwalk show, to be held in several countries spanning four continents. Commencing in June, the Tour will be held in Reykjavik in Iceland, Panama City in Panama, Dar es Salaam in Tanzania and Zhuhai in Mainland China湖南福彩网app官方下载 with a prelude in Turku, Finland.  The kick off press conference will be held in Hong Kong on May 29, 2018.

“Belt and Road International Younger Fashion Designers Showcase Tour” is initiated by Dr. Annie Wu, organized by “Belt and Road International Young Artist Development Centre”, curated by Ms. Angel Hon, coordinated by PR Network and fully supported by Visual China湖南福彩网app官方下载.


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