As Confucius said in around 500 BC, "When it is obvious that the goal cannot be reached, don’t adjust the goals, adjust the action steps." This is just what China began to do a decade ago, in embracing the concept of soft...KEEP READING
China Dominates PD News with Cultural Diplomacy Programs
This week in public diplomacy, we saw the Chinese Government focus its efforts on cultural diplomacy. China began a new arts initiative with India, sent an orchestra on tour in the United States and inaugurated a Chinese Culture Center in Laos. These are just a few of the programs that demonstrate China's rising soft power.
- Maitri to Strengthen Artistic Bonds Between India & China - Times of India
- New (Chinese) Kids on the Orchestra-Tour Block - Philly
- China's Foreign-Language Oscars Pick, 'Nightingale,' a Surprise Move - Los Angeles Times
- China Launches Culture Center in Laos - Xinhuanet
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