"China: From the 1950s to Today" Photo Exhibit and Ceremony

Wednesday, Apr 16, 2014 - 12:30pm to 11:30pm

The Richard C. Rudolph East Asian Library presents the photo exhibit “China: From the 1950s to Today” in the Charles E. Young Research Library Main Conference Room, room 11360, on Monday, April 16, from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. Co-sponsored by the UCLA Center for Chinese Studies and the UCLA Confucius Institute, the exhibit is open to the public and free of charge. A brief opening ceremony will take place at 12:30 p.m. in the Presentation Room, room 11348, followed by a special presentation about the exhibit by Xiaobo Chen, senior photo editor of Xinhua News Agency, and Yu Liu, chief editor of the international photograph department of Xinhua News Agency.

“China: From the 1950s to Today” features 130 pictures documenting the changing lives of ordinary Chinese over the past six decades. Selected from Xinhua News Agency’s huge photo archive, the images are remarkable for their quality as well as their historical value. Many are very rare and are being shown to the public for the first time. The exhibit was organized by China Photo Services of Xinhua News Agency and the Chinese Culture Development Center.

To RSVP, please contact Hui Li at 310.206.9606.