Ex­pe­ri­ence Ti­bet with dig­i­tal art

China Daily (Hong Kong) - - LIFE - XINHUA By XINHUA in Bangkok

A pho­tog­ra­phy ex­hi­bi­tion on Ti­bet au­ton­o­mous re­gion kicked off on Wed­nes­day in Bangkok, at­tract­ing many to ad­mire the pho­tos and to ex­pe­ri­ence beau­ti­ful Ti­betan scenery with vir­tual re­al­ity head­sets.

Dig­i­tal Art Ex­hi­bi­tion on Ti­betan Cul­tural Her­itage, which is jointly or­ga­nized by Xinhua News Agency and China Mo­bile, runs for five days at the Siam Paragon mall.

“I must say it’s ab­so­lutely fan­tas­tic. I’ve seen lots of pho­to­graphs of Ti­bet. I have been to Ti­bet my­self, but th­ese are the most beau­ti­ful pic­tures I’ve ever seen about Ti­bet,” says Willy Mayor, an Aus­trian liv­ing in Thai­land.

Be­sides en­joy­ing pho­tos of Ti­bet, vis­i­tors can also put on vir­tual-re­al­ity head­sets to ex­pe­ri­ence the famed Samye Monastery and nat­u­ral land­scapes.

An aug­mented. re­al­ity ex­pe­ri­ence lets vis­i­tors use an app to scan se­lected post­cards to learn where pho­tos on th­ese cards are taken and their sto­ries.

Pho­tos taken by re­porters from Xinhua us­ing mod­ern tech­nol­ogy en­able vis­i­tors to ex­pe­ri­ence Ti­bet’s beau­ti­ful nat­u­ral land­scape and his­tor­i­cal at­trac­tions, says Ming Da­jun, chief of Xinhua’s Bangkok bureau.

“The ex­hi­bi­tion is to give Thai peo­ple a first im­pres­sion of Ti­bet. And we wel­come our Thai friends to visit there, to ex­pe­ri­ence Ti­bet’s cul­ture, re­li­gion, eco­nomic de­vel­op­ment and the changes in peo­ple’s lives brought about by China’s re­form and openingup,” says Ning Fukui, China’s am­bas­sador to Thai­land.

A visi­tor takes a photo of an ex­hibit at the Bangkok show.

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