Τhe international festival of Digital Arts in Greece Athens Digital Arts Festival was honored to be invited by China Shanghai International Arts Festival to become a member of Network of Silk Road Arts Festivals which is an institution made to explore the application of digital technology in artistic projects.
The year 2022 marks the 50th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic ties between China and Greece. And a dialogue on China-Greece cultural exchanges and cooperation themed “classical arts interpreted in the modern language” was held in Shanghai on Wednesday.
During the event, the China Shanghai International Arts Festival signed an agreement online with ADAF for future cooperation.
Under the cooperation, ADAF will become a member of the Network of Silk Road Arts Festivals, which was established in 2017 under the initiation of the China Shanghai International Arts Festival. The network has so far attracted 172 artistic organizations from 46 countries and regions.
“I’m very glad to invite Shanghai partners and art followers to become part of the 19th ADAF scheduled for May 2023,” ADAF founder and director Ilias Chatzichristodoulou said, joining the dialogue online from Greece.
“Despite the impact of the pandemic, we have signed online agreements for future cooperation with 11 performing art groups and organizations from 10 countries since 2020,” said Li. “The festival is suspended, but our international communication and expectations toward the future will never stop.”