The West Lake was “moved to” Jakarta

2018-08-23
The Asian Games themed exhibition "2022 SEE U @ HANGZHOU" opened at the PINTU2 exhibition area outside the Pongano Stadium at 3 p.m. local time in Jakarta on August 18. it is open to the public during the Asian Games.


As an important part of the carnival of Asian Joy Festival during the Jakarta Asian Games, this cultural exhibition is the first overseas Asian Games cultural exhibition hosted by Hangzhou. The exhibition hall is green, which not only represents the landscape of Hangzhou, but also is a common color used in traditional Chinese paintings. The design elements of the logo for the 2022 Asian Games in Hangzhou are all over the exhibition hall. The exhibition highlights the characteristics of Hangzhou and the introduction of sports culture. The city's landmarks and beautiful scenery were also "moved into" the exhibition hall.


The hazy effect of the rain, which was created by the organizers, surprised the local audience in Jakarta and tourists around the world. It brought people from the Equatorial regions to the south of the Yangtze River that they even can see layers of ripples on the lake. In addition to introduce the West Lake which is a world heritage site , it also includes the Grand Canal, Chinese seal cutting, traditional Chinese silkworm silk, Zhejiang Guqin and other national treasures listed as intangible cultural heritages.


Time-honored brands with Hangzhou characteristics and excellent Chinese traditional arts and crafts works have also come to this foreign country. Silk scarves, silk paintings, silk stamp albums are the art of silk. The sweet and mellow Jiuqu Red Plum tea is a famous product in black tea. And the tea ceremony brings people from all over the world closer to Hangzhou. The writing brushes, ink sticks, paper and ink stones in the venue are provided for people to experience the charm of Chinese painting and calligraphy. The Hangzhou elements of the G20 Summit also appeared on the scene. In addition, local children can also come to the scene to create "Hangzhou Asian Games in my eyes". Through the exhibition, Hangzhou's hospitality and deep expectations for the Asian Games has permeated the air in Jakarta.