Perfect World CEO Dr. Robert H. Xiao attends the 2018 World Internet Conference in Wuzhen, Zhejiang province

General Press Releases Tuesday November 13, 2018 17:32
WUZHEN, China--13 Nov--PRNewswire/InfoQuest
Dr. Robert H. Xiao delivered a keynote speech about the internet and cultural exchanges during the event.

The 5th World Internet Conference was held in Wuzhen, Zhejiang Province, China between November 7th and 9th, 2018. The event brought together 1,500 distinguished guests around the world who discussed and exchanged their opinions on several topics, including fostering of innovation, cybersecurity and cultural exchanges, with the aim of furthering the development of global digitalization and creating a sustainable digital world. At the invitation of the organizers, Perfect World's CEO, Dr. Robert H. Xiao, attended the event as the representative of innovative Chinese enterprises, and delivered a keynote speech at the Cross-Strait & Hong Kong and Macao Internet Development Forum, giving a detailed presentation on how to promote cultural exchanges between the regions in the internet age.

"The internet has created brand-new conditions for cultural exchanges. The development of internet technologies has brought new opportunities for international cultural exchanges," said Dr. Robert H. Xiao in his speech. "On one hand, the internet has become an important medium for cultural exchanges and can enable faster, broader and more efficient cultural communication by going beyond the limitation of both time and space. The enabling effect of the internet is significant, paving the way for better communication of culture via digital products and technologies. On the other hand, the internet has spurred the creation of new internet-based cultural formats that are ideal for the medium of the internet, including online games, literature, music and videos, significantly expanding the dimensions of cultural exchanges."

The gaming, film and television sectors have grown rapidly over the past few years and are pioneering international cultural exchanges by leveraging the power of the internet. Perfect World is not only the most iconic Chinese company to integrate the film and gaming business segments but also one of the Chinese innovation firms in cultural-oriented industry that has been among the first to expand into global markets. Notably, Perfect World has explored unique methods for engaging in cultural exchanges and innovation as the company expands beyond its home market. According to Dr. Robert H. Xiao, entertainment products created by Perfect World fully integrate traditional and contemporary as well as local and international elements, in addition to technology and content. With a focus on a two-way strategy that embraces not only telling China's story abroad but also bringing to China some of the best that the world has to offer, the company has created premium entertainment products that have become popular worldwide by integrating global resources, which, in turn, promotes Chinese culture to the world and facilitates cultural exchanges between different civilizations. Citing an example, Shadow, a new martial arts film directed by well-known Chinese director Zhang Yimou, is a combination of numerous Chinese elements, including traditional Chinese ink paintings, classical Chinese aesthetics, compositions of pure folk music and the traditional Chinese philosophy of the Yin-Yang binary opposition. Furthermore, Shadow delivers a refreshing viewing experience by integrating modern aesthetics. As a result, the film has received rave reviews among international movie critics immediately after making its debut at this year's Venice International Film Festival. The film also received 12 nominations at the 55th Golden Horse Awards.

Latest Press Release

Press Release from ASEAN Parliamentarians for Human Rights View this email in your browser

Lawmakers from across Southeast Asia today warned that President Rodrigo Duterte's move to extend martial law in Mindanao would put human rights at risk, and urged members of the Philippine Congress to reject the proposal during a joint vote on...

Anantara Sathorn Invites You to Gather the Family and Experience a Memorable Christmas Eve Celebration

Discover a lavish celebration with tantalising gastronomic tastes and festive entertainment. Savour Christmas classics by the pool deck or head upwards and take in the views of the sprawling metropolis and the Chao Phraya River. This holiday season, an...

Join Anantara Sathorn for a Memorable New Years Eve in the Heart of the City

Celebrate the last day of 2018 and ring in the New Year as you indulge in the finest gourmet fare and live entertainment. Enjoy enticing international delights by the pool deck or toast over a glass of bubbly watching Bangkok's sparkling skyline twinkle...

LONGi President Speaks on the Combination of PV and Energy Storage as Ultimate Energy Solution at 24th Conference of the Parties to UNFCCC

The combination of photovoltaics (PV) and energy storage will become the ultimate energy solution for mankind, said Li Zhenguo, president of LONGi Green Energy Technology Co., Ltd, a world-leading manufacturer of monocrystalline silicon PV products. Li...

Photo Release: Indorama Ventures Wins the Best Sustainability Report Award 2018

Indorama Ventures (IVL) received the Best Sustainability Award 2018, organized by the Securities and Exchange Commission and the Thai Listed Companies Association. Mr. Richard Jones (left), Senior Vice President – Corporate Communications,...

Related Topics