Franco-Chinese Month of the Environment to start
On September 11 the Consulate General of France in Wuhan announced that the 5th edition of the Franco-Chinese Month of the Environment will begin and continue through October 14 in its Wuhan stop.
As an annual flagship programopen to the public, this year's event focuses on "breathe, drink, eat." It will begin with the exhibition entitled "Time to eat... with French artists! " to be unveiled on September 15 and continue through October 14 at the Marketing Center of Union Real Estate in Hanyang. The exhibition will present photos by 15 contemporary artists who share their unique vision on how food is grown in soil and later collected, preserved, created, and finally served at the table.
It will be followed by a culinary workshop to be held at the Grand Mercure Wuhan Qiaokou on September 18. Gilles Daveau, a former restaurateur and later diet consultant and writer, will meet the public at the workshop and guide participants on how to cook various dishes. He will also meet readers at Beyond Book Story in Hanyang the same day.
Another activity to be carried out during the month of environment will be a workshop in cooperation with Wuhan Red Scarf Primary School on September 26. At the workshop, children will m ake their own air purifiers under the guidance of teachers.
The month of environment will conclude with its highlight, the 4th Sino-French Forumon Law and Justice due to open at Wuhan University on October 14. The forum bringing in experts of various backgrounds, will address legal issues related to the environment and public health.
Jiang Yiyan at her photo exhibition "Love for Wildlife"