China Daily April 15 | 2019
Reporter Pan Yiqiao
The country of Romania is far away and familiar to the Chinese. It is located in the northeastern part of the Balkan Peninsula in Europe. It dates back to the 1970s. Many Chinese audiences are old to Romania. The films are familiar. Recently, the China Meets Romania fashion exhibition was successfully held at the Romanian Cultural Institute in Beijing. The Romanian designer Carmen Emanuela Popa merged two different cultures into her works by using the representative elements and symbols of Chinese and Romanian culture.
Carmen Emanuela Popa first came to China to participate in the event, but she already knows Hanfu very well. In her own design, she reinterpreted the fabrics of Chinese Hanfu, using the unique fabrics of Romanian folk costumes and the elements of Chinese style to design the expressive Romanian fashion, which is very popular in the local area.
This year marks the 70th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries. As the third country in the world to establish diplomatic relations with the People's Republic of China, China-Romania relations can be regarded as a model for seeking common ground while reserving differences, mutual respect and friendly cooperation in state relations. In 2015, the two sides signed the Memorandum of Understanding on Promoting the Construction of the Belt and Road within the framework of the Joint Economic Committee of the two countries. Romania became the first country to sign similar documents with China.
Dr. Daniela Popescu, the President of Alumnus Club for UNESCO Organisation, said that he hopes that under the “One Belt, One Road” initiative in China, there will be more opportunities for exchange activities, including not only cultural exchanges, but also tourism and education. She believes that cultural education plays a vital role in cultivating the younger generation. Only through more exchanges can young people from both countries have more opportunities to understand each other and build a future for China and Romania to prosper together.
Editor Liu Shidong
中国日报网4月15日（记者 潘一侨） 罗马尼亚这个国家对于中国人来说既遥远又熟悉，它位于欧洲巴尔干半岛的东北部，追溯到上世纪70年代，很多中国观众对罗马尼亚的经典老片都耳熟能详。近日《中国遇见罗马尼亚》时装展在北京罗马尼亚文化中心成功举办，罗马尼亚设计师卡尔门·波帕通过运用中、罗文化中具有代表性的元素及符号，将两种不同的文化融合在她的作品中。