On September 21, 2022, sponsored by China Soong Ching Ling Foundation and SK HOLDINGS of South Korea, hosted by China Soong Ching Ling Foundation Training and Exchange Center and China Media Group International Online, and co-organized by Nanjing University of Information Science and Technology, Communication University of China, Nanjing and other universities, the Jiangsu Branch of 2022 Northeast Asia Youth Camp on Sustainable Development concluded completely in Nantong.
Photo by Chen Xiaoyu: Jiangsu Branch concluded completely in Nantong.
During the 6-day and 5-night trip, Chinese and foreign young campers went deep into Nanjing, Wuxi, Suzhou, Nantong and other places in Jiangsu to exchange and learn from each other and experience Jiangsu’s rich and diverse history and culture.
Photo by Chen Xiaoyu: Chinese and foreign young campers took a group photo in Jinling town.
“The scenery here touches my heart.” In Jinling town, South Korean camper Song Zhuhu sighed, “There are blue eaves, small bridges and flowing water, and South-China culture characteristics. It’s beautiful.”
Chinese and foreign youth campers watched intangible cultural heritage such as Qinhuai lanterns, kites, micro-sculptures and clay sculptures at Nanjing Intangible Experience Center. “I not only saw a lot of traditional crafts, but also made my own Qinhuai lantern. This experience is so interesting.” The Japanese camper Room Sunshine said.
Photo by Chen Xiaoyu: Russian camper Lisa is making clay sculptures.
Huishan Ancient Town is known as Wuxi’s “Open-air History Museum”, where Chinese and foreign young campers experience wearing Hanfu, tasting tea and making Huishan clay figurines. “I will recommend more friends to visit Huishan Ancient Town and try the fun of making Huishan clay figurines personally.” South Korean camper Park Kui-li said.
Photo by Chen Xiaoyu: Chinese and foreign young campers took a group photo in Huishan Ancient Town.
“This special experience has become a precious and unforgettable memory in my life.” At the closing ceremony, Lisa, a Russian camper said it, and this sentence is also the common aspiration of Chinese and foreign young campers.