xi's moments
Home | Video

EU ambassador: Cross-cultural exchange can be extremely powerful

chinadaily.com.cn | Updated: 2020-11-26 10:00

Cross-cultural communication can transcend borders and connect people. In this interview, Nicolas Chapuis, ambassador of the European Union to China, talks about the presence of Chinese culture in Europe.

"China has many stories to tell, about the human condition. Experience shows that when you mix culture, it is always extremely powerful," he said. "Today Chinese music, pop music, is selling not only in Asia but also in Europe."

A sinologist, translator, as well as a diplomat, Chapuis graduated in Paris with a MA and DEA in Chinese studies. he has introduced many Chinese literati to France, including Qian Zhongshu, Yang Jiang and Ba Jin. The ambassador is also the first to translate a full poetry collection by Du Fu into French.

Global Edition
Copyright 1995 - . All rights reserved. The content (including but not limited to text, photo, multimedia information, etc) published in this site belongs to China Daily Information Co (CDIC). Without written authorization from CDIC, such content shall not be republished or used in any form. Note: Browsers with 1024*768 or higher resolution are suggested for this site.
License for publishing multimedia online 0108263

Registration Number: 130349