China pho­tog­ra­phy ex­hi­bi­tion held

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Mus­cat - The China Dun­huang Cul­tural Her­itage Pho­tog­ra­phy Ex­hi­bi­tion was held at the Pho­to­graphic So­ci­ety of Oman (PSO) in Seeb from De­cem­ber 8-14.

This ex­hi­bi­tion was sup­ported by China Fed­er­a­tion of Lit­er­ary and Art Cir­cles (CFLAC), Chi­nese Em­bassy in Oman, China Pho­tog­ra­phers As­so­ci­a­tion, Dun­huang Academy, PSO, and or­gan­ised by Gansu Pho­tog­ra­phers As­so­ci­a­tion, Dun­huang Re­search In­sti­tute of Cul­tural Relics Dig­i­tal­iza­tion In­sti­tute

The open­ing cer­e­mony was at­tended by guests of hon­our Li Qian­guang, vice chair­man of CFLAC, H E Li Ling bing, Am­bas­sador of China to Oman, Sayyid Ahmed Ab­dul­lah aI Bu­saidi, chair­man of the Pho­to­graphic So­ci­ety of Oman and other dig­ni­taries.

Fol­low­ing the open­ing cer­e­mony, Wu Jian, chair­man of Gansu Pho­tog­ra­phers As­so­ci­a­tion cum di­rec­tor of Dun­huang Re­search In­sti­tute ex­plained each ex­hibit to the guests and vis­i­tors about the pho­tog­ra­phy, in ad­di­tion to the his­tor­i­cal, cul­tural and artis­tic as­pects of the cul­tural her­itage rep­re­sented by Dun­huang.

The ex­hi­bi­tion show­cased 40 pho­to­graphs taken by pro­fes­sional pho­tog­ra­phers from Dun­huang Academy, with fa­mous his­tor­i­cal and cul­tural her­itage on the Silk Road rep­re­sented by Dun­huang as the theme.

The pho­tos dis­played com­prised colour­ful mu­rals, coloured stat­ues, mag­nif­i­cent desert views, and his­toric sites from new an­gles.

Through the artis­tic ex­pres­sion of light and shadow, and with the help of high tech­nol­ogy, the pho­tog­ra­phers led vis­i­tors through the fa­mous silk road span­ning thou­sands of years and thou­sands of miles.

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