Tuesday April 19th, 2014 | 12:00 – 1:30pm
Business Luncheon Series
“From the Great Wall to the Rocky Mountains: The role of Cultural Exchange in Bridging Our Two Peoples”
Council members and their guests are invited to attend this exclusive event:
Madam Li Hong
Minister Counselor for Cultural Affairs,
Embassy of the People’s Republic of China
Madam Hong will be accompanied by:
Mr. Zhao Jianhua
First Secretary, Cultural Office, Embassy of China
Miss Liu Xiaolin
Second Secretary, Cultural Office, Embassy of China
When: Tuesday, April 29th – 12:00 – 1:30 pm
Where: DoubleTree Hotel
Cost: (including catered lunch) $20/current Council members $25/non-members. Members are welcome to bring up to two guests.
RSVP: Seating is limited, please call (406)728-3328 to reserve your seat today.
About our guest
Joining Ministry of Culture of China in 1984, Li Hong served successively as Deputy Director, Director and Deputy Director General of the Bureau for External Cultural Relations, Ministry of Culture of China, overseeing China’s cultural exchange with Asian, American, Oceanian and Eurasian countries.
Li Hong’s overseas postings include cultural attache at Chinese Embassy in Singapore (1991-1995) and Cultural Counselor at Chinese Embassy in Australia (2004-2009) and Minister Counselor for Cultural Affairs at the Chinese Embassy in Washington DC starting from April 2013. Acquiring a Bachelor Degree from Beijing Foreign Studies University in 1984, Li Hong received simultaneous interpretation training at Beijing UN Language Training Center from 1987-89 and studied at University of Maryland from 1999-2000 as a Hubert Humphrey Fellow.