‘Changing Asia–New Normal’ exhibition in Hong KongThe exhibition, which will be held until December 11, features works of photographers from 18 Asian countries.
‘Changing Asia-New Normal’, a photo exhibition jointly organised by China Daily and Asia News Network, opened in Hong Kong on December 8. The exhibition was previously held in Bangkok on November 16 to coincide with the city’s hosting of a key meeting of Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation economies.
The Hong Kong exhibition features photos of 179 photographers from Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Iran, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Palestine, the Philippines, Russia, South Korea, Thailand, Türkiye, the United Arab Emirates, and Vietnam.
According to the organisers, the exhibition’s aim is “to review the changes in life under the Covid-19 pandemic and encourage people to move toward a new beginning, actively responding to the construction of a community of a shared future for mankind, proposed by President Xi Jinping in 2013.”
Photos in the exhibition document changes taking place among Asians in their daily lives, including work and living, recreation, creative pursuits, health and beauty, animals, festivals, health, eateries, and education.
Zhou Li, deputy editor-in-chief of China Daily Group and publisher and editor-in-chief of China Daily Asia, delivered the welcoming remarks at the exhibition’s opening ceremony.