BRICS people-to-people Exchange Forum and Joint documentary Global Premiere held in Brazil
Xinhua News Agency, Brasilia, 13 Nov (Reporter Zhou Xingzhu) during the 11th meeting of BRICS leaders, The BRICS people-to-people Exchange Forum and the first BRICS documentary "Children and Honor" was successfully held in Brasilia, Brazil. The event is an important supporting event for the BRICS leaders' meeting and is jointly sponsored by the Information Office of the State Council of China and the China Foreign language Bureau.
Relevant responsible persons of the Information Office of the State Council, the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, the China Foreign Affairs Bureau and the State Administration of Cultural relics, With Bruno Araujo, chairman of the Brazilian Social Democratic Party, Pinato, chairman of the Brazilian Congressional Front of Brazil and BRICS, Educardo Curry, member of the Brazilian Parliament, Lana, vice chairman of the Brazilian China-Brazil Football Exchange Center, More than 200 guests, including BRICS co-filming documentary directors and representatives of think tanks from BRICS countries, attended the meeting. Centering on the theme of "tightening the ties of people-to-people exchanges and building the third pillar of BRICS cooperation", on the three sub-topics of "documentary images and BRICS stories", "BRICS people-to-people exchanges and people-to-people exchanges", "Civilization exchanges and Mutual Learning and BRICS Partnership", Open, in-depth dialogue, collision ideas, and achieved the desired results.
As the sponsor of this event, China focused on President Xi Jinping's important ideas on strengthening exchanges and mutual learning among different civilizations at this forum, emphasizing that BRICS people-to-people exchanges are promising and worthy of long-term investment. This will keep BRICS cooperation alive. With regard to building the third pillar of BRICS cooperation and promoting mutual learning among BRICS countries, China has put forward three proposals: first, to carry out more people-to-people exchanges and show the beauty of BRICS civilization that is not "tarnished" and will not "fade" to the world; Second, we should learn from the achievements of civilization and innovation and use the wisdom of BRICS civilization to solve development problems; third, we should carry out dialogue and exchanges and practical cooperation in various fields, so that the BRICS countries can become a community with a shared future that is closely related and helps each other.
In his opening speech, Araujo said that President Xi Jinping is an advocate of people-to-people exchanges among the BRICS countries, and China's unremitting efforts have led to fruitful results in people-to-people exchanges and cooperation among the BRICS countries. People-to-people exchanges are not only the cornerstone of BRICS cooperation, but also the common aspiration of the BRICS countries and the people of all countries in the world. The BRICS countries have unparalleled advantages in culture, science and technology, and education, and BRICS people-to-people exchanges and cooperation have a broader space and a bright future. In his speech at the conference, Pinato said that the great success of socialism with Chinese characteristics has been highly concerned and sincerely admired by Brazil and other countries all over the world. The BRICS people-to-people exchanges advocated by China have surpassed the BRICS countries and become an important driving force for dialogue and cooperation among civilizations of several continents in the world. The Brazilian government will further promote China and Brazil to achieve richer results in BRICS cooperation. Srikanta Kundapali, director of the Center for East Asian Studies at Nehru University in India, Dabata, a researcher at the Humanities Research Council of South Africa, and other BRICS representatives have also strengthened BRICS people-to-people exchanges and contributed to BRICS cooperation and development. Some insightful viewpoints and suggestions are put forward.
The participants said one after another that the BRICS people-to-people Exchange Forum and documentary co-production and broadcast activities were an innovative attempt of BRICS people-to-people exchanges. It has played a positive role in further strengthening the ties of understanding and friendship between the peoples of the BRICS countries and promoting the integration and mutual learning of the civilizations of the BRICS countries. It is generally expected that we will closely follow the pace of the BRICS leaders' meeting, turn this forum and documentary into a leading mechanism for BRICS people-to-people exchanges, and work together to build the third pillar of BRICS cooperation.
Prior to the opening of the forum, key guests from the five BRICS countries jointly launched the global premiere of the first BRICS documentary, "Children and Honor." The film is directed by Chinese Lu Chuan and is based on the theme of "BRICS Football (Cricket) Junior pursuit of Dreams." each episode, 52 minutes, is jointly created by well-known BRICS directors for two years. It has now begun to broadcast simultaneously in the five countries, followed by the production of documentary films for global distribution. During the event, a documentary film co-production and broadcast film exhibition on the same topic and a cultural exhibition on "the Wisdom of Confucius" were also held.