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“Sharing the Full Moon Together”
A Harmonious World Convention - A series of events, initiated and programmed by the US-China Foundation (USCF), are going to be held at Lincoln Center, Avery Fisher Hall, from October 3 ,2009 till October 5 during Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival, to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between China and the United States.
The year 2009 marks the 30th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between China and the United States. To mark this important anniversary, the USCF is organizing a series of events including: a summit for Chinese and American business leaders, a beautiful concert, with the theme “Farewell Mood in New York City”, with lyrics by former Chinese Foreign Minister, Chinese Ambassador to the United States of America and outstanding poet, Mr. Li Zhaoxing, featuring top Chinese and American singers and musicians who will perform together in the spirit of Sino-American friendship; a award ceremony for a award of outstanding contribution to Sino-US Friendship, the winners include President G. Bush Senior, President Jimmy Carter, President Bill Clinton, Dr. Henry Kissinger, etc,. and top ten Chinese calligraphers and painters’ exhibition. The events will take place at Lincoln Center, one of the world’s leading performing arts centers.
October 3, 2009 is Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival and also during the 60th from anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China, a very auspicious date for the events. Chinese and American friends will come together as they gaze at the full moon in New York, thousands of miles from China, while thinking over the sensible and enlightening business philosophy expressed by business leaders, and listening to sweet songs from both America and Chinese artists. These very special events will be important social gatherings and beautiful and exciting celebrations of friendship and harmony and will further strengthen the bond between the US and China and become an important episode in the history of Sino-US relations.
Former Chinese Foreign Minister Li Zhaoxing and his wife Qin Xiaomei will be invited in their capacity as general advisors of the events. Dr. Henry Kissinger, former US President George H.W. Bush Senior, former US President William Jefferson Clinton, US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, NYC Mayor Bloomberg , George Soros, Charles Wang the wealthiest Chinese American, and many guests of honor will also be invited to attend the events.