：The ambassador has a soft spot for Chinese cheongsam (interview notes)
The ambassador has a soft spot for Chinese cheongsam (interview notes)
”Emerald on the Indian Ocean” “Wonderland of World Tourism”. In the minds of many Chinese tourists,The Maldives, an Indian Ocean island, has many reputations,Once became synonymous with “island tour”.
On the way to the Maldives Embassy in China for an interview,The young people in the “I am an ambassador in China” column group are full of imagination for this beautiful country of “coconut trees shadows, clear waters and white sand”.Even the video opening screen, background music and other elements were designed in advance,With the expectation “Although it cannot be,The audience of the “heart yearning for it” presents a sensible Maldives.After entering the embassy,The column team had a very happy conversation with the Maldivian Ambassador to China Aishaat Azma.After the ambassador learned of the shooting plan of the column team,The staff is specially arranged to take out a mysterious “big box”,After opening,The delicate white sand and colorful shells are impressively presented.The ambassador introduced,This is sea sand specially “airlifted” from the beaches of the Maldives.Rejoicing to see the “guests” who “come from afar”,The column team took out lenses and mobile phones to focus,And accompanied by the ambassador’s enthusiastic voice-over: “Beautiful beach, blue sea, plenty of sunshine,The Maldives welcomes Chinese friends!”
After shooting “Seascape”,The column team told the ambassador,There is a cartoon character “Mcdull” in Hong Kong, China.His dream is to travel to the Maldives,Many Chinese children also learned about the Maldives from the story of McDull.Ambassador Azma is “very surprised” that Chinese children can get to know the Maldives in the childlike animation works.In Chinese, I also talked about a group of Chinese film and television dramas and actors who are becoming popular on the Maldivian screens: “Shan Shan is Coming”, “The Warm String”, Zhao Liying, Zhang Han.This made the column team sound particularly cordial.Close people-to-people exchanges bring China and Malaysia closer,The people of the two countries are also constantly shortening their psychological distance in the frequent interaction.
In addition to current popular culture,The long-standing Chinese traditional culture is equally influential in the Maldives.Ambassador Azma himself is a “senior fan” of Chinese traditional culture.Apart from busy work,She will find time to learn about Chinese painting and calligraphy.In a previous event organized by the Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs,She came into contact with the traditional Chinese dress of cheongsam,The lifelike pattern “circle powder” is embroidered on the skirt.”I like the elegance of the Chinese cheongsam!”Ambassador Azma said,”I recently planned to order one for myself.”
Talking about the traditional culture of the two countries,Ambassador Azma opened the conversation,Passionately brought a variety of Maldivian specialties from the display racks of the embassy: “This is Maldivian lacquerware.Red and black color, streamline wood grain are its characteristics.Craftsmen make it by hand,We sometimes give this as a national gift to international friends. “This is a model of the Dhoni, a traditional transportation tool in the Maldives.Go out to sea when the wind is right,It takes 3 days to reach the northernmost part of the border from the capital of our country by dhoni boat”.
These exquisite objects and wonderful moments were captured in time by the lens of the column group.After the interview, a 1-minute short video was made: white sand, shells, small boats, lacquerware. and female ambassadors who have a soft spot for Chinese cheongsam.Search “I am an ambassador in China Maldives”,You will meet a real and three-dimensional Maldives.