Journey of “Wonderful Syria” antiquities’ Expo makes a stop at Chinese Chengdu

Damascus, SANA- “ Wonderful Syria” expo that shows the Syrian antiquities ,has made its second stop in the Chinese city of Chengdu as it will last till next May and will involve scientific seminars and cultural activities.

The Expo, in which Syrian Directorate General of Antiquities and Museums is participating, displays 195 significant pieces collected from the Syrian museums and they were chosen carefully to narrate the story of the Syrian civilization since the beginning of history passing through the middle ages and reaching to the Islamic ones to express the uniqueness of the rich Syrian cultural heritage.

This gallery comes to crown the cultural Syrian-Chinese relations that were also translated by joining Syria to the Asian Union Towards a Protection of Endangered Syrian Cultural Heritage.

The first edition of the expo, that was organized by China Art Foundation and kicked off  last August when the art museum in Nanshan, in Shenzhen city, hosted  an exhibition consisting of 195 Syrian antiquities attracting a large number of visitors coming to see the glory of the Syrian civilization.

Baraa Ali / Mazen Eyon

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