Young people from Taiwan participating in an annual event to boost exchanges across the Taiwan Straits are ready to seize opportunities as the mainland advances Chinese-style modernization.
This year's Straits Youth Festival, an annual exchange event across the Taiwan Straits, has attracted an estimated 3,000 young people from Taiwan, according to the organizers.
The 10th Straits Youth Festival, a cross-Straits youth festival to promote exchanges between young people from the Chinese mainland and Taiwan, kicked off on Dec 1 and will run until Dec 5 in Fuzhou, capital of East China's Fujian province.
East China's Fujian province and Okinawa prefecture, Japan, which became sister states in 1997, celebrated their 25 anniversary of friendly relations at a commemorative event on Nov 25.
The 53-year-old, who comes from Taiwan, said he did not want to reveal details of his 4-meter-long, 1.7-meter-wide painting too soon.
Taiwan compatriots on the Chinese mainland expressed their excitement and sense of encouragement after watching the live broadcast of the opening ceremony of the 20th National Congress of the Communist Party of China.
A celebratory meeting for the 40th anniversary of the relationship between Fujian province and Nagasaki prefecture, Japan was held online on Sept 29.
A project is planned for Fuqing, a county-level city in Fuzhou, Fujian province, which is expected to become a pilot area for trade and investment cooperation between China and Indonesia, Fuzhou Daily reported on Wednesday.