UIEA and diplomatic envoys from three countries were invited to the International Vinegar Culture Festival, Taiyuan (Qingxu) China. The opening ceremony of the festival was started in Taiyuan Coal Exchange Center, August 20,2012.
The International Vinegar Culture Festival is organized by Taiyuan municipal party committee and city government, Qingxu county party committee and the county government. The theme of this event is “beautiful Taiyuan, wonderful Qingxu”, lasting for seven days. The festival focuses on “internationality, openness, industry and cooperation”, it is a grand event of popularizing vinegar culture, developing vinegar economy and promoting vinegar business.
The ninth vice chairman of the CPPCC national committee Wang Wenyuan announced the festival started
Taiyuan municipal party secretary and Qingxu county secretary with UIEA vice chairman and diplomatic envoys
UIEA vice chairman Uwe Peter, Sri Lanka counselor Vemma, Taiyuan mayor Lian Yimin, Columbia minister Christian, Taiyuan deputy mayor Chen Hecai and Tanzania counselor Murobi at the welcome banquet
UIEA vice chairman Uwe Peter with CCIEE president and general secretary Wei Jianguo
UIEA vice chairman Uwe Peter and Taiyuan mayor Lian Yimin
Scholars from around the world gathered at the summit forum, discussed modern vinegar development and future