The 19th China (Shenzhen) International Cultural Industries Fair (ICIF) will be held in Shenzhen during 7-11 June for 5 days. A total of 3,596 governmental delegations, cultural institutions and enterprises are expected to attend the fair, with all 31 provincial-level regions nationwide, as well as Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan regions participating in the ICIF for 14 consecutive years.
The press conference was held by the Information Office of Shenzhen Municipal Government to announce the 19th ICIF. Zeng Xianglai, Chairman of the Organizing Committee Office of ICIF and Director-General of the Culture, Radio, Television,Tourism and Sports Bureau of Shenzhen Municipality, Liu Wenbin, Deputy Director of the Publicity Department of the Shenzhen Municipal Committee, Chen Shaohua, Vice Chairman of the Organizing Committee Office of ICIF and Deputy Director General of the Culture, Radio, Television,Tourism and Sports Bureau of Shenzhen Municipality and Ye Jianqiang, Vice Chairman of the Shenzhen International Cultural Industry Fair Co., Ltd. took questions regarding the preparation, planning and highlights of the 19th ICIF. Wu Yun, Deputy Director of the Publicity Department of the Shenzhen Municipal Committee and Chairman of the Information Office of Shenzhen Municipal Government held the press conference.
The 19th ICIF is hosted by the Publicity Department of the Central Committee of the CPC (the National Press and Publication Administration, the National Copyright Administration, the China Film Administration), the Ministry of Culture and Tourism of the PRC (Rotating Host), the Ministry of Commerce of the PRC, the National Radio and Television Administration, the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade, the Guangdong Provincial People’s Government and the Shenzhen Municipal People’s Government. The fair’s main venue is Shenzhen World Exhibition & Convention Center while 64 sub-venues will be set up across the city. The Cloud ICIF will also be held on the website www.cnicif.com and the WeChat mini program “文博会+”.
The ICIF this year will be held mainly offline and simultaneously online, and the exhibition content is further enriched. The 6 halls in the offline main venue include Digital Culture Hall, Cultural Industries Hall A, Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area Hall, Cultural Industries Hall B, Cultural & Tourism Consumption Hall · The Belt & Road International Hall and Intangible Cultural Heritage · Arts & Crafts · Art Design Hall, spanning 120,000 square meters. The Cloud ICIF will simultaneously show the offline contents by displaying cultural products and projects according to the halls and exhibition areas they belong to, use panoramic photos technology to represent the scenes, and strengthen the online exchange function, so as to build an ICIF that never ends.
Bountiful supporting events such as conferences, forums, contract-signings and creativity competitions will be organized by hosts, organizers, delegations and exhibitors to release authoritative information and lead the innovative development of China’s cultural industry.
(Source | China （Shenzhen）ICIF