Year of Australian Culture in China
With the ‘Year of Australian Culture in China’ having drawn to a successful close, and the ‘Year of Chinese Culture’ now underway in Australia, I am proud to be bringing you the new Imagine Australia platform, to showcase and introduce you to many exciting upcoming Australian and bilateral cultural projects.
I encourage Australian artists, performers, sportspeople and project coordinators to contact imagine.australia@dfat. gov.au to advise us about your projects and events.
And to our Chinese friends, I offer my sincerest thanks for your ongoing support and contributions to the bilateral cultural relationship. For the latest news on Australian cultural news and events in China, please follow us on Sina Weibo.
weibo.com/imagineaustralia and imagineaustralia.net/en
FRANCES ADAMSON AUSTRALIAN AMBASSADOR TO CHINA
Year of Chinese Culture in Australia 2011 – 2012
“Experience China” – The Year of Chinese Culture in Australia, the largest series of cultural events initiated by the Chinese Government in Australia to date, consists of a series of cultural activities ranging from performing arts projects, visual arts exhibitions to film festivals.
Experience China, aiming at strengthening the friendly relations between Australia and China as well as promoting the mutual understanding between the two peoples, will showcase the gems of China’s traditional as well as contemporary culture to present a panoramic picture of China to the Australian people.
See yearofchineseculture.com for more details.