To commemorate the 70th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic ties between China and Russia, the third China-Russia Internet Media Forum and New Media Exchange Activities on the 70th Anniversary of the Establishment of China-Russia Diplomatic Relations will be held in Wuxi, East China's Jiangsu province in November.
Guided by the Cyberspace Administration of China and the Ministry of Digital Development, Communications and Mass Media of the Russian Federation, the event will be hosted by China Daily, the China Internet Development Foundation and the Office of Jiangsu Cyberspace Affairs Commission, and co-hosted by China Daily Website, Office of Wuxi Cyberspace Affairs Commission and the Wuxi National High-tech Industrial Development Zone Administrative Committee.
As an important part of the activities pertaining to the China-Russia Internet Media Forum, the China-Russia New Media Youth Collaboration has attracted the attention of ministries, universities, internet media and internet companies in China and Russia.
The China-Russia New Media Youth Collaboration will be held from Nov 4 to 13 this year. Faculties and university students from China and Russia will visit local tech companies, high-tech entrepreneurship parks and cultural institutions in Wuxi during the 10-day event, making videos that reflect the vitality of local development in deepening the friendship between China and Russian young people and building a bridge for communication.
Wuxi lies in the southern Yangtze River delta on Taihu Lake, and is known as "the Pearl of Taihu Lake". The city is famous for its rich history and diverse culture, and its fast-developing science and technology industries. In terms of development of the Internet of Things, the city is the only national innovation and demonstration area for wireless sensor networks in China.
It is also home to a number of important scientific research facilities including supercomputer firm Sunway TaihuLight, and national research institutes such as the Jiangnan Institute of Computing Technology, making Wuxi the first high-standard optical network city in China. Wuxi is also a national comprehensive pilot zone for cross-border e-commerce and the only national cultural export base in Jiangsu.