‘My China Album’ to celebrate 40 years of China-US memories
chinadaily.com.cn | Updated: 2019-02-07 12:57
Share Your Unforgettable Memories and Join Us in Celebrating the 40th Anniversary of China-US Diplomatic Relations
The Embassy of the People’s Republic of China in the United States of America and China Daily Launch “My China Album” Photo Competition
Guests pose for photos at the My China Album sign at the Chinese Embassy in Washington on Wednesday. [Photo by Z
hao Huanxin/China Daily]
WASHINGTON — My China Album, a story-sharing event focusing on the frie
ndship between people from China and the United States, was launched on Wednesday at a reception hosted by the Ch
inese embassy celebrating the 40th anniversary of the establishment of China-US diplomatic relations.
The event, co-organized by China Daily, China’s largest English-language ne
wspaper, which has a global audience, encourages Americans to submit photos an
d stories highlighting their most memorable experiences in China, especially their encounters with Chinese peo
ple. The top winner will receive two economy-class, round-trip airline tickets from New York to Beijing.
The exchange of visits between Chinese and American table tennis teams in 1971 and 1972 opened a new chapter in China-US friendly relations and contacts.
On Jan 1, 1979, the two countries officially established diplomatic relations. Since then, people-to-people excha
nges have helped cement a foundation and have played a key role in promoting understanding and mutual trust between the two countries.