The results of the “Top 10 most influential Chinese books in France” and “Top 10 most influential French books in China” released

Public-diplomacy activity held by Guangming Daily and CIPG
Guangming Daily and CIPG (China International Publishing Group) held a public-diplomacy event for the 50th anniversary of Sino-French diplomatic relations and Chinese President Xi Jinping’s visit to France.

Former Prime Minister of France sends congratulatory letter

I’m particularly glad that the event was held as one of those organized in celebration of the 50th anniversary of Sino-French diplomatic relations. And the result will be announced one day before Chinese President Xi Jinping’s official visit to France, which has great symbolic significance.


Top 10 Most Influential Chinese Books in France



Congratulatory message from president of the jury


Bellassen: China-France Relations Starts with Knowledge and Cultural Exchange
Just as what I have said above, more than two hundred people in the Chinese Language Teachers Association in France actively participated in the project in only several days. More


Expert Judges


  • Joël Bellassen

    Inspector General of Chinese Language Teaching, French Ministry of Education

  • David Gosset

    Founder of Euro-China Forum. Professor of Ecole Nationale d’Administration.

  • Patrice Fava

    Researcher of Ecole Francaise d'Extreme Orient EFEO

  • Caroline Puel

    Vice president of Asia bureau of Le Point

  • Pierre Haski

    The president of the Rue 89, a French news website. Former chief China correspondent of Libération

  • Sylvie Gentil

    Translator of Mo Yan’s Novels

  • Qin Peng

    Chairman of Danone (China)

  • Bernard Brizay

    French Historian, Professor of Art History. Columnist, Author of several works about Chinese history

  • Catherine Colonna

    French former European affairs minister


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