InPics: Moments of China-France exchanges in past 60 years-Xinhua

InPics: Moments of China-France exchanges in past 60 years

Source: Xinhua

Editor: huaxia

2024-01-27 17:52:19

BEIJING, Jan. 27 (Xinhua) -- This year marks the 60th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic ties between China and France. In the past six decades, the two countries have expanded cultural and people-to-people exchanges. The following photos released by Xinhua record several remarkable moments of history shared by the two countries and their people.

A French actress (R) in Peking Opera costumes learns performing actions from an actress of a Chinese art troupe during the troupe's performance in Paris, France, in 1964.
French men's basketball team, during the visit to China, competes with China's men's basketball team in their first friendly match, at Workers' Gymnasium in Beijing, capital of China, July 31, 1966.
People visit the exhibition of archaeological finds of the People's Republic of China in Paris, France, in May 1973.
Members of the French Toulouse National Chamber Orchestra give their first performance in Beijing, capital of China, on June 17, 1976.
A French fashion show troupe led by the French fashion designer Pierre Cardin stages a fashion show in Beijing, capital of China, on March 19, 1979.
French and Chinese children interact with each other during a French and Chinese children's art exhibition in 1984.
French film star Alain Delon visits the Palace Museum in Beijing, capital of China, on Nov. 1, 1987.
French pianist Richard Clayderman gives a concert at the Capital Gymnasium in Beijing, capital of China, on March 8, 1995. He performed the famous Chinese work "The Butterfly Lovers."
A boy of St. Louis Boys Choir from France plays with a self-made sweet dumpling, a type of Chinese delicacy, during the choir's visit to Guangzhou and Shanghai in China in April 2000.
Zhengyang Gate, a gate tower building, is illuminated red, white, and blue, colors of the French national flag, in Beijing, capital of China, on Oct. 9, 2004. The opening ceremony of the "French Culture Year" was held at a plaza in the Forbidden City the next day.
A French actress poses for photos at the Temple of Heaven in Beijing, capital of China, on Oct. 10, 2004.
Chinese dancers perform at the city hall square to celebrate the Chinese Year of the Rabbit in Paris, France, on Feb. 13, 2011.
Visitors watch the male giant panda "Yuan Zi" at Beauval Zoo in Saint-Aignan, France, on April 24, 2018.
This photo taken on March 5, 2019 shows the former site of the Franco-Chinese Institute in Lyon, France. 
Kunqu Opera actor Shi Xiaming (L) and actress Kong Aiping stage a flash mob performance near the Eiffel Tower in Paris, France, Sept. 13, 2023. 
Guests unveil the ice sculptures fashioned after Beijing's Temple of Heaven and Notre Dame cathedral in Paris, at Harbin Ice and Snow World in Harbin, northeast China's Heilongjiang Province, Jan. 5, 2024.

Coordinators: Wu Wei, Hou Dongtao

Photographers: Yu Zhongqian, Lu Yongzhen, Wang Jingying, Tang Mengzong, Lu Quancheng, Li Mingfang, Dai Jiming, Zhang Ruiqi, Li Genxing, Yuan Man, Ren Long, Sun Can, Chen Liqun, Wu Zengxiang, Li Shilei, Chen Jianli, Zhao Jianwei, Song Lidong, Gao Jing, Tang Ji, Yang Weihan, Chen Yichen, Shi Feng

Editors: Zhang Chen, Wang Qingqin, Niu Hairong, Fu Tian, Hu Zhixuan

Visual Designers: Han Ye, Fu Tian


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