Anhui-based firms reaped many awards on the closing ceremony of the 13th China(Shenzhen)International Cultural Industries Fair (ICIF), according to Cultural Industry Office of Anhui Provincial Propaganda Department on May 16th.
The Province released 267 investment projects, of which 33 projects were chosen as Chinese key projects of cultural industry, sharing the first place with Gansu Province. Anhui’s cultural firms above standard size ranked 9th, possessing the tenth highest revenues in China.
The Anhui exhibition area received 47 thousand merchants, an increase of 62% over the previous year. The sales amounted to 2.895 million yuan. Anhui concluded agreements of intention of procurement and investment with 125 exhibitors.
The amount of contracts totaled over 604 million yuan, an increase of 132.2% over last year. Huawei, China ACG Group and Shenzhen Elinksmart intended to enter the innovative base of cultural industry in Baohe District, Hefei.
Anhui got 23 prizes for Chinese creative arts and crafts, an increase of 15% over last year. The silk painting Portrait of Leaders at G20 Hangzhou Summit created by Yuan Hongbin and the bamboo bush pot Dwellings of South Anhui carved by Hong Jianhua won gold awards. It was the first time that Anhui had won the grand prize.
On the opening ceremony of 13th ICIF, Wanxin Media was selected and Iflytek was nominated in the 9th China’s Top 30 Cultural Firms published by the Publicity Department of the Central Committee of the CPC. Anhui Provincial Publicity Department got Outstanding Organization Award. Several Anhui-based cultural firms obtained Excellent Display Award.(by Jiang Xueting)