Yan’an nostalgia

In the 1930s and ’40s, a new woodcut movement initiated by noted literary figure Lu Xun thrived in China. Woodcut prints were viewed as a medium to depict the plight of the masses and popularize the idea of a revolution. The movement became fashionable among young people who sought a progressive means to transform the country and people. Yang Li,

“Legacy of the Snows in New Era” International Forum Held in Yan’an

On June 18th, the ”Legacy of the Snows in New Era” International Forum, sponsored by the Chinese People’s Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries and the People’s Government of Shaanxi Province, was held in Yan’an City, Shaanxi Province. Lin Songtian, President of the CPAFFC, Wei Jianfeng, Vice Governor of Shaanxi Province, and Xue Zhanhai, Mayor of Yan’an City, attended the opening ceremony of the forum and delivered speeches. The forum focused on topics such as ”International Friends and China’s Revolution”, ”International Friends and Gung Ho”, and ”Calling for Snows of the New Era”. “Upon the hundred-year history of the Communist Party of China, it can be seen that the CPC is not alone on the Great Way, whose just cause has not only been widely recognized by the Chinese people, but also has always been understood and supported by international people of insight.” said by Lin Songtian, President of the CPAFFC, who called on more international people with insight and vision for the future of mankind to further understand China and report on China objectively, to show the true colors and comprehensive aspects of China to the world, to encourage the international community to take a new road of win-win cooperation and common development, and to build a community with a shared future. In his speech, Wei Jianfeng expressed his gratitude to international friends who have long cared about and supported Shaanxi’s economic and social development. He said that international friends like Snow witnessed and participated in the hundred-year struggle of the CPC, and vividly depicted the friendship during revolution filled with solidarity and unity, hoping that international friends in this new era continue to pay attention to China, support Shaanxi