GUANGMING DAILY (national newspaper) of 03/01/2001
Title: Expectation of peace
A gigantic statue named Long Live Peace was unveiled on the Peace and
Friendship Square in Beijing on January 1st, 2001.
BEIJING MORNING POST of 02/01/2001
Title: Praying for Peace on the First Day of the New Century
On the first day of the new century Chinese People’s Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries inaugurates a gigantic statue “Long Live Peace” on the Friendship Square in Beijing. The Manifesto of Co-operation and Peace for Local Governments is read out again and presented to the United Nations, the Museum of Chinese History and Chinese People’s Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries. More than 180 mayors of 47 countries including China have signed on the Manifesto.
SING PAO DAILY NEWS (published in Hong Kong) of 30/12/2000
Title: Long Live Peace
A gigantic statue “Long Live Peace” will be unveiled on 1st January 2001 in Beijing. This statue is designed by Mr. Chen Hao Su (right), the chairman of Chinese People’s Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries, and created by the famous artist Yao Yuan (left). They are on-the-spot guidance.
PEOPLE DAILY (national newspaper) of 02/01/2001
Title: Successful Nongovernmental Diplomacy in China - Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries has established relations with more than 100 countries’ nongovernmental organisations
BEIJING DAILY of 13/05/2000
Title: A Copper Sculpture, A Gift to Moscow
On 10th May, the 55th anniversary of the victory of the anti-fascist war, a copper sculpture “Safeguarding Peace” created by the sculptor Yao Yuan was given as a present to Russia by the Sino- Russian Association. It will be settled in the Moscow Central Museum.
MACAO DAILY of 26/06/1999
Title: The Chinese Invigorating Dragon in 2000
Entrusted by the World Chinese League in the USA, the Chinese famous artist Yao Yuan, the 24th generation of the great national hero Wen Tian Xiang in Chinese history has finished on 25/06 the design drawing of the huge sculpture “Chinese Invigorating Dragon”. The sculpture will be settled in Beijing in Sep. to greet the coming of the new millennium (the year of dragon).
CHINA YOUTH DAILY (national newspaper) of 24/12/1999
Title: Inauguration of the huge sculpture “Chinese
Recently two Chinese Invigorating Dragons created by the 24th generation of Wen Tian Xiang, Mr. Yao Yuan have been installed on each side of the television tower of CCTV in Beijing. Each dragon has 15 metres long and 9.9 metres high. They are made of high polymers and covered with golden leaves. The dragons have 56 dorsal fins which stand for the 56 nations in China.
SENG POU (worldwide newspaper for Chinese overseas in the world) of 22/01/2000
Title: The Chinese Invigorating Dragon, a Propitious Symbol
is Given as a Present to Macao in the year of Dragon
A small sample of the sculpture “Chinese Invigorating Dragon” installed in the front of the television tower of CCTV in Beijing was given as a propitious symbol to Macao by Mr. Yao Yuan, the 24th generation of Wen Tian Xiang just one month after the handover of Macao to China.
WASHINGTON CHINESE NEWS (in the USA) of 05/02/1999
Picture: Mr. Huang JiePing, the chairman of the World Chinese League in the USA issues the letter of appointment to Mr. Yao Yuan as consultant.
CHINESE WORLD (a Chinese newspaper in the USA) of 11/06/1999
Title: Mr. Yao Yuan, the Famous Chinese Artist Gives Lectures in Washington
Mr. Yao Yuan, the famous director, composer, sculptor and designer has arrived in Washington and will give lectures at 13h30 on 12/06 at the Chinese Activity Centre.
THE CHINA PRESS (a Chinese newspaper in the USA) of 26/01/1999
Title: The Chinese Famous Designer and Artist Mr. Yao Yuan Has a Visit in Los Angles
The Chinese famous designer and artist Mr. Yao Yuan invited by the World Commodity Trade Fair has arrived in Los Angles on 21/01 for a visit.
BEIJING DAILY of 06/07/1998
Title: Symphonic Poem “Ode to China”
To celebrate the first anniversary of the handover of Hong Kong to the
motherland, the Chinese International Economic and Cultural Exchange Association,
Phoenix Satellite TV Station and the Chinese Industrial Design Association
organise a concert of Symphonic Poem “Ode to China”. The piece
will be broadcast live on CCTV on 06/07.
CHINA YOUTH DAILY (national newspaper) of 25/06/1998
Title: “Ode to China” Celebrates the 1st Anniversary
of HK’s Handover to the Motherland
To celebrate the 1st Anniversary of HK’s handover to the motherland,
a symphonic choral concert titled “Ode to China” will be held
at the China Theatre on 28/06 in Beijing. It will be aired on Hong kong
Phoenix Satellite TV Station on 30/06 and by CCTV on 06/07. Mr. Yao Yuan,
the lyricist, composer and director of this concert is the 24th generation
of the great national hero Wen Tian Xiang in Chinese history.
PEOPLE DAILY (national newspaper) of 26/06
Title: A Symphonic Choral Concert will be On
A symphonic choral concert titled “Ode to Chine” will be held at the China Theatre on 28/06. The symphonic orchestra and the chorus of the General Political Department of PLA will participate in the performance. The piece will be aired on Phoenix Satellite TV on June 30, the eve of the 1st anniversary of Hong Kong’s handover to the motherland and by CCTV on June 7th. Mr. Yao Yuan is the lyricist, composer and co-director of this performance.
BEIJING YOUTH DAILY (in Beijing) of 27/06/1997
Title: “Ode to the Great Wall”
To celebrate the handover of Hong Kong to the motherland, Mr. Yao Yuan composed a Symphony “Ode to the Great Wall” and produced it as a television musical film on CCTV. Cheng Zhi, Yin Xiu Mei, 2 famous singers in China, the top-level troupes as the Symphonic Orchestra, the Chorus of the General Political Department of PLA participated in the performance.
HAINAN DAILY (in the province of Hainan) of 07/10/1995
Title: A statue in bronze is given as a gift to Korea
Cheju Island by Hainan Provincial Government - The Inauguration of the
“Conch Girl” is held in Cheju Island
CHINA LIGHT INDUSTRY NEWS (national newspaper) of 25/05/1998
Title: Creating the Chinese National Image – the famous designer Mr. Yao Yuan initiates the Chinese Tourist Policy
The famous Chinese artist and designer Mr. Yao Yuan has achieved great successes in many fields, industry design, television production, music, sculpture, Chinese calligraphy and etc. He explains for the first time his ideas on the Chinese tourist policy on the Hong Kong Tourist Cultural and Economic Development Forum held on 01/04 in Hong Kong.
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