HI-COM is pleased to have participated as a sponsor in the celebration of July 14 at the Consulate General of France in Guangzhou.
The French National Day on July 14th is a special date for the French. Indeed, on this day the French commemorate the taking of the Bastille which took place on July 14, 1789 and which is the symbol of the end of the absolute monarchy, as well as the Feast of the Federation of 1790, symbol of the union of the Nation.
The reception for the French National Day organized by the Consulate General of France in Guangzhou took place in the Grand Ballroom of the Grand Hyatt on Friday July 12 from 17:30 to 20:00.
Around 600 people were invited to attend the event, including 80 representatives from Guangdong province.
The Consul General of France in Guangzhou, Mrs. Siv-Leng Chuuor, gave a 10-minute speech praising the merits of Franco-Chinese economic and cultural exchanges, as well as France’s influence.
The representative of Guangdong Province, Mr. Li Chunshen, Deputy Governor of Guangdong Province (广东省副长 李春生先生), also made a speech.
Mrs. Xingxiang, Deputy Secretary General of Guangzhou Municipality (广州市政府副秘书长 邢翔女士), along with the two personalities above, proposed a Chinese toast with the 80 officials lined up in front of the stage.
Guests had access to Champagne, French wines and old Bas Armagnac vintages, all accompanied with French music.