China holds 2nd BRI’s short-video competition

BEIJING, November 24 (INP): The award ceremony of the Second Belt & Road Initiative (BRI) Short Video Competition was held in the Chinese city of Wuhan.

The competition received more than 500 entries from nearly 80 countries and over 60 won awards.

A spokesperson of Chinese Foreign Ministry Zhao Lijian told reporters at a news conference that the video competition was co-organized by the China Public Diplomacy Association, the News Center of the State-owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission of the State Council (SASAC), and Global Times Online.

Through various perspectives, film-making methods and languages, the videos present the hand-in-hand cooperation by people in China and BRI partners to fight the virus, and stories of their contribution to local economic and social development.

Citing examples the spokesperson said, along the Orange Line depicts the joy of Pakistani people when they see the completion of the Orange Line metro train in Lahore.

Air transport of Medical Supplies records how Chinese airlines supported other countries during the pandemic.

Coffee Meets Rice Dumplings showed through video conferencing is a story of deepening mutual understanding through BRI projects between the local communities and employees of Chinese companies in Ethiopia.

“Enjoying rice dumplings over a cup of coffee” is an epitome of exchange and mutual learning between different cultures and a demonstration of the competition’s theme, “Act in Solidarity”. There are a lot of moving short videos in this contest, ” he added.