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Shu Yi Visited New Zealand and Gave Series Lectures

Source: Chinese Consulate-General in Auckland Date: 2015-04-02

From 25 to 26 March, Shu Yi, noted Chinese writer, son of Mr. Lao She, senior scholar on research of Lao She’s works and former President of the National Museum of Modern Chinese Literature gave series lectures on “A Father and a Writer in My Eyes” and “Beijing, Its Architecture and Beyond” at the Confucius Institute of the University of Auckland at the invitation of the New Zealand Chinese Writers Association. The lectures were warmly received by local Chinese. Many Chinese media organizations reported the events throughout the visit.


     On 25 March, Consul-General Niu Qingbao met with the Su Yi couple at the Chinese Consulate-General in Auckland. Mr. Niu expressed welcome and respect to Shu Yi who travelled a long way to Auckland to introduce the Beijing culture, confident that the rich lectures by Shu Yi will definitely help to improve the understanding by local Chinese of the Chinese culture, in particular, people’s artist Lao She and the Beijing culture and play an active part in advancing cultural exchanges between China and New Zealand.


     On 25 and 26, Mr. Shu Yi gave lectures to the New Zealand academic community and other social sectors on “A Father and a Writer in My Eyes” and “Beijing, Its Architecture and Beyond”. Giving applause from time to time throughout the lectures, the audience was deeply struck by the great learning and profound cultural richness of Mr. Shu Yi. Cultural Consul Zhang Heqing and Ms. Coco Feng, President of the New Zealand Chinese Writers Association attended the lectures and made remarks.