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Perm city kids took part in documentary about Chinese cities

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Perm city kids took part in documentary about Chinese cities


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Schoolchildren from Perm city in western Russia took part in Towards the Sea documentary, which tells the story of Chinese cities located near the sea shores. The film is being shot by Xinhua News agency, Vesti TV channel reports.

The documentary will show an online meeting between Russian and Chinese kids. The pupils of the Perm Gymnasium tell their peers from Qingdao about their city and the school. Qingdao is the sister city of Perm. Russian children communicated in Chinese, that they are learning at school. The children from Qingdao also talk about their culture and their favorite food.

The teacher from Perm Svetlana Almetova has no doubts that this meeting is very interesting for young generations of both countries. Russian and Chinese schoolchildren are ready for friendship and interaction. 

Classes of oriental languages and cultures in Perm have been held for more than ten years. Oriental Kaidzen center, Confucius class, the Chinese literature library, a museum of Chinese nationalities museum and even a tea room have been set up in the institution in Russia. Friendship monument and Chinese traditional "Peony gazebo" donated to the Perm region from the Jiangxi province are located nearby the school.

The director of the Perm gymnasium, Lyudmila Sukhanova, shared that schoolchildren from two countries regularly meet during online classes. 

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