"Early nomadic culture in the Eurasian Grassland: cultural relics exhibition of the Central National Museum of Kazakhstan" opened in the Western City Museum of the Tang Dynasty

      At 10 a.m. on May 15, 2018, the exhibition of early nomadic culture in the Eurasian prairie -- cultural relics exhibition of Kazakhstan Central National Museum, jointly held by Datang Xishi Museum and Kazakhstan Central National Museum, opened in the ruins hall on the first floor of Datang Xishi Museum. This is the third overseas exhibition in Central Asia along the Silk Road introduced by Datang Xishi Museum, and the first cultural relic exhibition held by Kazakhstan Central National Museum in China. Qian Jikui, deputy director of Shaanxi Provincial Bureau of cultural relics, Ma Rui, director of Xi'an Municipal Bureau of cultural relics, aitku Hamit / aitkul khamit, director of archaeological center of Kazakhstan Central National Museum, and Wang Bin, vice president of Datang Xishi group and director of Datang Xishi Museum, attended the opening ceremony and delivered speeches. Pang Yani, deputy director of Shaanxi Provincial Museum of history, Yu Hongjian, President of Xi'an Museum, Xia Fuxi, President of Datang Xishi group, and other guests, as well as experts, scholars, collectors, cultural and Museum circles and friends from the press, attended and witnessed the opening ceremony.

     As the first and only non-state-owned "national first-class Museum" built on the site of the western city of Chang'an City, the starting point of the Silk Road, Datang Xishi museum is located in Beijing Under the guidance of one country strategy, one belt, one road, closely linked to the theme of the times, strengthened exchanges and cooperation with other countries, opened up interactive doors with museums in the world, especially paying attention to the friendly cooperation with National Museum along the silk road. At present, the museum has established friendly relations with 21 museums in 15 countries along the silk road. Through the exchange of exhibitions, personnel visits, information exchange, cultural discussions and other forms, a platform for exchange and interaction between domestic and international museums has been built. This exhibition is another far-reaching cooperation after Datang Xishi Museum successfully held the story of the Silk Road Shaanxi film exhibition in Kazakhstan Central National Museum in 2015.

       The opening ceremony of the exhibition is of special significance. The performance of the opening ceremony is representative and regional. It has been recognized and loved by all sectors of the society and local people in Xi'an, demonstrating the Chinese people's friendship and welcome to Kazakhstan. This is a historical opportunity, which is both accidental and inevitable for the Western City Museum of the Tang Dynasty. By taking advantage of this exhibition, an overseas exhibition that best reflects the characteristics of Kazakhstan, Datang Xishi museum will have a deeper understanding of the traditional history of the Silk Road countries. It will lay a solid and profound foundation for further promoting the national museums along the Silk Road and even the national interlibrary cultural relics exhibition.

       According to Qian Jikui, deputy director general, Kazakhstan's "golden man" is not only a precious relic left to Kazakhstan by history, but also a brilliant stroke in world history. The exhibition introduced by Datang Xishi Museum has brought vitality to the silk road once again. This exhibition is another one creative attempt of one belt, one road initiative, and the win-win cooperation between resources and cooperation. He believes that the exhibition will become a window for Shaanxi public to understand Kazakh nomadic culture, ancient history and Central Asian culture, just like the ancient Silk Road connecting the two countries, and play a positive role in promoting the friendship and cultural exchanges between the people of China and Kazakhstan.

         Director Ma Rui pointed out that as the first non-state-owned national first-class Museum in China, Xi'an Datang Xishi Museum has always been in the forefront of "holding inbound and outbound exhibitions" and has played a leading role in the development of non-state-owned museums. The exhibition, jointly held with the Central National Museum of Kazakhstan, aims to carry forward the friendship and cultural traditions inherited from the Millennium Silk Road, strengthen exchanges and cooperation between museums of the two countries, and promote cultural exchanges between China and the Silk Road countries.

       Curator Wang Bin said that in the future, we will continue to give full play to the vitality of non-state-owned museums to bridge the exchanges and cooperation between museums along the silk road. We also hope that with your constant attention and support, we will strive to promote more practical cooperation among museums, promote more and better exhibitions, spread excellent culture to the outside world, and inherit the spirit of the silk road forever; In order to enhance the mutual understanding of different cultures in different countries and promote the common feelings of the people, we have made unremitting efforts.

        According to aitgu Hamit, the Central National Museum of Kazakhstan has a rich collection, covering the ancient and middle ages. The most eye-catching is the collection reflecting the nomadic people in ancient and middle ages of Kazakhstan. They show the creator of the great grassland people and the cultural tradition of the nomadic people from different angles. The purpose of this exhibition is to show the early cultural characteristics of Saizhong, Wusun and Kangju nomadic tribes to the Chinese audience through the exhibition in China, which is also an important event in the world history, and marks the entering of a new historical era - the era of displaying nomadic tribes.


        The one belt, one road of Kazakhstan, is also a propagator of the Silk Road civilization. It is a practitioner of the "one belt and one road" initiative as a promoter of national friendly exchanges. "The National Museum is a great example of the" friendship and communication between the two countries. " The exchanges and cooperation between China and Kazakhstan in the economic and cultural fields, especially in the field of museums, have promoted mutual understanding between the two peoples, and enhanced the prosperity and exchanges of trade and culture between the two countries in the development field of Datang West City, the starting point of the silk road. This series of exhibitions will provide people with a more comprehensive and in-depth understanding of Kazakhstan and the Silk Road civilization. China's one belt, one road concept will be not of the common sort with Kazakhstan's "bright path" policy, but also with the promotion of Museum and cultural and cultural undertakings.

Kazakhstan's national treasure "golden man"

       At the end of the event, Qian Jikui, deputy director of Shaanxi Provincial Bureau of cultural relics, Ma Rui, director of Xi'an Municipal Bureau of cultural relics, aitgu Hamit, director of the archaeological center of Hassa Museum, and his party, accompanied by Wang Bin, director of Datang West City Museum, visited the exhibition with professional explanations from Kazakh friends and Datang West City interpretation team.

        It is understood that visitors to the exhibition have continued to take photos, exchange views and discuss with each other. They marvel at the extraordinary cultural relics on display. They also express the honor of seeing national cultural relics exhibitions in different regions without going out of the country. They hope that they can see exhibitions of other nationalities and countries that are different from Chinese cultural relics in the future.

       It is reported that the exhibition period is from May 15, 2018 to June 15, 2018, and the exhibition venue is the fourth floor exhibition hall of Datang West City Museum. At that time, the museum will provide more professional and high-quality exhibition services for the public.

Source: Tangxi Museum

Editor: Xia Qing

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