Monday   September  24, 2018
Prestigious Photographers to Take Photos of Tea Valley in Lu’an
Date:2018-05-15            source: en.luan.gov.cn

  The national photo-taking activity with the theme of “focusing on new achievements to show new Anhui” in parallel with the tour of prestigious photographers to the beautiful Tea Valley in Lu’an was launched on May 14. The activity aims to better disseminate successful stories of Anhui in the photographic art form with the focus on the green development and the image of Lu’an.
  Li Ge, chairman of the Chinese Photographers Association (CPA), Yong He and Chen Xiaobo, both are CPA vice chairmen, Guo Wanqing, a former senior provincial leader, He Ying, secretary of the leading Party members' group of Anhui Federation of Literary and Art Circles, and Lu’an municipal leaders Ye Luzhong and Han Jun were present at the ceremony.
  Mayor Ye Luzhong of Lu’an delivered a welcome speech at the launching ceremony and briefly introduced the city to the photographers.
  He said that in recent years Lu’an Party committee and government have focused on green revitalization, taking the task of poverty alleviation and the building of a well-off society as their historical mission. The city has stepped up efforts to win the fight against poverty and to protect the green mountains and lucid rivers in the drive of green development. By relying on the featured resources, the city constantly explores, cultivates and develops featured industries for the purpose of revitalizing rural areas. For the goal of enriching people and strengthening the county and the city, Lu’an has persisted in promoting urban development, the development of strategic emerging industries and in accelerating the pace of industrial development.
  The mayor welcomes the photographers to Lu’an and hopes that they will better showcase with their cameras, passion and inspiration the achievements Lu’an people have created in reform and opening up, in the fight against poverty and in the drive of green revitalization.
  Leaders present at the ceremony jointly pressed the starting ball to start for the activity. Yong He delivered a speech on behalf of the photographers and Chen Xiaobo made an open lecture titled “the culture and history in photos”. The ceremony was presided over by He Ying.
  After the ceremony, the photographers will go to Dushan Town in Yu’an District, Jinzhai County and Huoshan County to take photos.
  It is learned that the activity is co-sponsored by the publicity department the CPC Anhui Provincial Committee and Anhui Federation of Literary and Art Circles, and co-organized by the CPC Lu'an Municipal Committee and Lu’an Municipal People’s Government.
  The activity of “focusing on new achievements to show new Anhui” by nationally prestigious photographers co-sponsored by the publicity department the CPC Anhui Provincial Committee and Anhui Federation of Literary and Art Circles is for further implementing Xi Jinping Thought on Socialism with Chinese Characteristics for a New Era and the guiding principles of the 19th CPC National Congress. As one of the activities arranged by the CPC Anhui Provincial Committee to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the reform and opening up, Anhui planned to invite nationally famous photographers to the province in batches for one or two months to focus their lenses on innovation, development, reform, poverty alleviation, improvement of the people's livelihood and the construction of ecological civilization. The photographers will be arranged to all parts of the province to take photos and offer volunteering art service. This activity is to stimulate the photographers to take better photos of Anhui with inspired creativity.