Published: 12:15, May 28, 2024
Culture with tech triumphs at ICIF in Shenzhen
By China Daily and Wang Zhan
A child visits a 3D exhibition area at the 20th ICIF in Shenzhen, South China's Guangdong province, May 24, 2024. (XINHUA)

The 20th China (Shenzhen) International Cultural Industries Fair concluded in Shenzhen, Guangdong province, on Monday. The event featured over 120,000 cultural products on exhibition, as well as more than 4,000 cultural industry investment and financing projects that were displayed and traded on-site.

This year's ICIF highlighted artistic works that combined technologies such as augmented reality, artificial intelligence, and algorithm-assisted creation. The fair proved popular among professionals in artistic and creative product trade, as well as ordinary visitors curious about the latest advancements in the field.

People try VR devices at the 20th ICIF in Shenzhen, South China's Guangdong province, May 23, 2024. (XINHUA)
A woman visits an installation at the 20th ICIF in Shenzhen, South China's Guangdong province, May 24, 2024. (XINHUA)
People visit an immersive digitized exhibition of ancient Mogao grottoes at the 20th ICIF in Shenzhen, South China's Guangdong province, May 23, 2024. (XINHUA)
A visitor poses for photos with a mechanical installation mimicking the dragon king, a lord over the sea in Chinese mythology, at the 20th ICIF in Shenzhen, South China's Guangdong province, May 23, 2024. (XINHUA)