South American Andean Cultural Exhibition kicks off in Chongqing
CHONGQING (CQNEWS) -- The Heavenly Roads of Inca – South American Andean Cultural Exhibition, co-hosted by the Embassy of the Republic of Peru, the Chongqing Municipal Culture and Tourism Development Commission, and Chongqing Foreign Culture Exchange Center, and organized by Chongqing International Window of Culture and Tourism, has opened at Chongqing International Window of Culture and Tourism. The exhibition is available for free until May 26.
The Inca road system, the main subject of this cultural exhibition, is the most extensive and advanced ancient transportation system in South America during the Inca period. It is also recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The Inca roads run through the Andes Mountains and boast a history and civilization as magnificent as the Silk Road. This cultural exhibition features ancient civilization sites, unique ethnic cultures, and local lifestyles along the Inca roads.
The cooperation between Chongqing and Peru in culture and tourism has vigorously developed in recent years. Chongqing promoted the broadcasting of some outstanding Chinese radio and TV works such as The Legend of Bruce Lee on the TV stations of Peru and other Latin American countries, the opening of The Loss of El Dorada – Andes Civilization Exhibition at Chongqing China Three Gorges Museum, and the displays of 157 cultural relics of 11 Peruvian archaeological museums in Chongqing. (Translated by Yuki, Fathom Language Limited)