Hosted by the Information Office of the People's Government of Jiangsu Province and the Information Center of Xinhua News Agency, a series of photography activities participated by a group of Chinese and foreign media practitioners began their first stop in Nanjing on May 14.
Journalists and photographers from well-known media organizations from home and abroad visited the Zhongshan Scenic Spot to film and to experience the cultural charm of the Jinling sutra-engraving techniques. In the evening, the group also took boats to visit the Confucius Temple.
Journalists and photographers from SHOW JIANGSU takes group picture in front of the Jiangnan Imperial Examination Center in Nanjing.
An old man walks through the 600-year-old Ming Xiaoling Mausoleum deity.
The first stop was arranged around the Ming Xiaoling Mausoleum deity and the Sun Yat-sen Mausoleum. “This is the first time I’ve been to Nanjing,” said a journalist from Kyodo News Agency. He was completely shocked when he walked into the long greenway in the Zhongshan scenic spot. He never imagined that Nanjing would be such a beautiful place.
Master Ma engraves sutra.
The group takes pictures in the engraving place.
The group experiences printing techniques.
The 100-year-old Jinling Sutra-Engraving Place has become the most interesting shooting site for foreign photographers. They visited from one workshop to another to record every interesting aspect of the engraving process. The members of the group also tried the printing process and produced their own block printings.
Boats on the Qinhuai River.
The buildings of Ming and Qing dynasties in the Confucius Temple in Nanjing.
The group shoots at the Imperial Examination Museum.
Visitors in the Imperial Examination Museum.
In the evening, the group went on a tour of the Confucius Temple, where they had a delightful experience of the Qinhuai Culture. Before this, the group also walked into the Chinese Imperial Examination Museum (Jiangnan Gongyuan) and touched the historical traces of the Chinese imperial examination culture.