The Chinese Consulate in Lagos, Nigeria’s economic hub on Friday opened a Chinese Film Festival at the famous Silverbird Cinemas in Victoria Island area of the state.
The two-day festival is being held to help Nigerian friends to understand Chinese culture, history, society and boost future cultural exchange and cooperation.
Over 400 people attended the first day of screening which also attracted state officials, lecturers, students and business executives.
In his opening speech, the Consul-General of the Chinese Consulate in Lagos, Liu Kan, said films can make people share feelings and the event aimed to let local people know more about China through films, and expand cooperation in the film sector.
The envoy said the first event of this kind will help promote the relationship between the Chinese side and Nigeria to open “a window or door” for Nigerian friends to learn more about modern China through such films. Read more