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5th Beijing International Film Festival to kick off by Yanqi River in April

A poem written in the Chinese Tang Dynasty (618 - 907) says that “Spring has gone summer has come in Chinese lunar April. Flowers outside the mountains have withered fallen. But peach blossoms are in full bloom in the mountains.” The poem can be used to describe the present Yanqi Lake Ecological Development Demonstration Area, a place free from city’s hustle bustle, rich in iginal simplicity full of various kinds of plants. 

In this place, BYCC, with its building in the shape of the reflection of the Temple of Heaven featuring Chinese-red cnice modeling modern technologies, is getting ready f the upcoming opening ceremony of the 5th Beijing International Film Festival on April 16.

Among newly established film festivals, the Beijing International Film Festival is no doubt the most famous influential one. Since its establishment in 2011, the film festival has been held f four times. This year, the festival’s opening closing ceremonies will be held outside Beijing downtown f the first time. It is not only because Huairou district in Beijing is known as the “international convention center” “China’s film center”, but also because of the good ecological condition excellent software hardware at BYCC.

Chinese characteristics, international style match film festival’s concept

The Yanqi Lake Ecological Development Demonstration Area with a pleasant climate all year long is a natural oxygen bar among mountains rivers. The place which is far from city’s hustle bustle can help people’s mood return to simplicity tranquility. The success of the 2014 APEC Summit held in Huairou of Beijing not only made the Yanqi Lake Ecological Development Demonstration Area wld famous, but also brought BYCC’s featured architecture befe the wld. BYCC’s main building, which reflects the styles of the Han Tang dynasties with a perfect combination of modern architectural technology traditional architectural style, fully interprets highlights China’s image as a big country in the wld.

In the past five years, the film festival ganization committee is dedicated to building the film festival into an international cultural exchange br with Chinese characteristics Beijing styles, hopes to find a venue with a perfect integration of Chinese characteristics international styles. The then just-completed BYCC attracted their attention. BYCC venue integrates Chinese characteristics international styles its internationalized management team was from the China National Convention Center (CNCC). Finally, BYCC was selected as the venue f the film festival’s opening closing ceremonies.

BYCC building in resemblance to Tiantan Award trophy 

The first highlight of the film festival, namely the cidate list f the 10 Tiantan Award items, is now released in batches. The final award winner listwill be announced at the closing ceremony on April 23. It is known to all that BYCC’s main building looks like the reflection of the Temple of Heaven in Beijing. Coincidentally, the appearance of Tiantan Award statuette trophy also draws upon the contour of Tiantan. In addition, the BYCC’s design concept of “combination of heaven human beings f green innovation” also coincides with Tiantan Award’s ce value of “combination of heave human beings sharing beauty”, which is a reasonable coincidence. 

High-quality service, professional team ensure project progress

As the main venue f the film festival activities, BYCC has got fully prepared f a high-level reception services based on the stard f an international first-class conference.

By early April, BYCC’s engineering construction has been completed, equipment facilities have been commissioned, the project has passed the appraisal acceptance by relevant departments. This means BYCC’s hardware can fully meet the reception requirement f the film festival’s opening closing ceremonies. As f BYCC’s software, its operation management team has not only completed the training f all the staff, but also carried out training on special items including etiquette, language traveling route. BYCC staffs are making every efft to suppt the smooth operation of the film festival.

With the approaching of the opening ceremony, the festival atmosphere was increasing. Tiantan Award statuette trophy modeling, which is made of green plants, is erected at the front gate of BYCC. Decative plants have been in place inside the venue, the stage lighting f the opening ceremony are ready to use.

The splendid 5th Beijing International Film Festival is going to be unveiled beside the beautiful Yanqi Lake in April. Welcome to BYCC to enjoy the film festival!