The Press Center of the 2nd Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation and Beijing Municipal Information Office kindly invite registered journalists to a series of city interview activities on 23-25, April. Please sign up through the website of the Press Center or show up at the Service Desk of the Press Center. Journalists can download and fill in the City Interview - Application Form, and send it to firstname.lastname@example.org. An upper limit is set for each interview trip so arrangement will be made on a “first-come-first-get” basis.
Beijing's Unique Culture
Time: Morning, April 23
Location: Beijing Fun, Yangmeizhu Xiejie (an old hutong)
Content: Experience Beijing's unique Hutong culture and understand the efforts made to preserve hutongs with historic and culture significance.
Traditional Culture and Creative Industry
Time: Afternoon, April 23
Location: Confucius Temple, The Imperial College, 77 Culturally Creative Industry Park
Content: Visit the Confucius Temple and the Imperial College, watch a Confucianism-themed ritual performance and gain more knowledge about Confucianism. Understand the historic role of the Imperial College in cross-culture exchanges. At the 77 Culturally Creative Industry Park, journalists can experience creative culture combining traditional and modern lifestyles.
Rhymes of Beijing
Time: Evening, April 23
Location: Laoshe Tea House
Content: Original and genuine Beijing-styled performance
Beijing's Scientific and Technological Innovation
Time: Morning,April 24
Location: Tsinghua Hi-tech Park
Content: Visit TusHoldings and its Tsinghua Hi-tech Park, understand its global innovation network, hi-tech industrial clustering and the vertical incubation system and its involvement in the BRI. Visit its Beijing Incubation Base where journalists have chance to interview some of the start-ups.
High-end Manufacturing in Beijing
Time: Afternoon, April 24
Location: BAC Foton
Content: Understand BAC Foton's auto driving, super power train, industrial internet, new energy vehicle and related technology, visit one the world's most advanced production bases for diesel engines – Foton Cummins, and Foton’s AUV assembly plant which manufactures urban buses, intercity buses and special school buses.
Upscale Cinema in Beijing
Time: Evening, April 24
Location: Capital Cinema's Xidan Branch
Content: Watch Hello Beijing, and 40 Years On – Beijing Blooming with Us, two documentaries domestically produced in China and the latter is a short documentary presenting you the Beijing in the eyes of 40 foreign experts, and experience the world's largest LED display. Introduction about the development history of Capital Cinema and relevant techs/equipment will be offered before the movie starts.
Trade in Culture
Time: Morning, April 25
Location: National Foreign Culture Trade Base, Cross-border E-commerce Base at Capital International Airport
Content: Visit the exhibition hall of the National Foreign Culture Trade Base, its Culture Pavilion and Transaction Center. Understand the Culture Trade Service Platform built by Beijing at the Capital International Airport, and Beijing's efforts in promoting international trade in culture and cultural exchanges.
Time: Afternoon, April 25
Location: Beijing Daxing International Airport
Content: Visit the new engine driving the coordinated development of Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei region – Beijing Daxing International Airport, understand its design philosophy, construction progress, and the import “growth driver” role it plays.