The launching ceremony of the 3rd MEIHODO Int'l Youth Visual Media Festival held in Nagasaki


The organizers and co-organizers celebrate the launch of the festival bytouching their elbows

On September 12, 2020,the launching ceremony of the 3rd MEIHODO International Youth Visual Media Festival was held in the “Hotel North Latitude 33°”located in Sakido Island, Nagasaki City, Japan. Su Qing, chairman of the Executive Committee of the festival, Moriko Miura, vice chairman of the jury, and Yukio Mukota, director of the co-organizer, the Asian Strategy Departmentof RKB Daily Broadcast, announced the official launch of the third MEIHODO International Youth Visual Media Festival in Japan’s unique “Kagami Biraki”  .

The Hotel NorthLatitude 33°”in Sakido Island, Nagasaki, Japan--The main venue of the 3rd MEIHODO International Youth Visual Media Festival

Japan’s KagamiBiraki 

The mainvenue of the third MEIHODO International Youth Visual Media Festival is locatedin theHotel North Latitude 33°”in Sakido Island, Nagasaki, Japan, which is known as “place with themost beautiful sunset in Japan”. The launching ceremony consists of activitieslike flag raising, chairman's speech, Kagami Biraki and fireworks.

The flag of the festival is raised at north latitude 33° in Japan

“2020 is a special year,”Su Qing, chairman of the Executive Committee of the MEIHODO International YouthVisual  Media Festival, said at the launching ceremony, “In the process of forging ahead, we have been supported with affirmation by senior professionals of various fields, such as Ms. YUE-SAIKAN, Mr. Tan Dun and Ms. Huang Lan, and Tencent Video Entertainment, as well assenior professionals from European and American countries who support young visual media talents. Therefore, we have decided that inthis special year, we will persist in holding the festival to show our supportfor the development of global young visual media talents!”

Su Qing, chairman of Executive Committee of the MEIHODO International Youth Visual  Media Festival is delivering the speech

The third MEIHODO International Youth Visual Media Festival will be promoted to a wider field in terms of works collection.

Participants are expanded from the original young creators in film and television colleges to all young people with talent, enthusiasm, ideals, innovation, and little fame.

Members of the Executive Committee celebrating the official launch of the Festival in the most beautiful sunset

This year's MEIHODO International Youth Visual Media Festival, withits slogan “Image is power, Youth is future!”, aims to explore originality, free expression, and foster young enthusiasts.

Fireworks to celebrate the launch of the festival

In addition, the theme visual media exhibition“We are in this together - unforgettable moments in 2020”was jointly launched by the Executive Committee and Tencent Video Entertainment and Information Channel in the festival.

Due to the epidemic, the launching ceremony of the festival strictly followed epidemic prevention measures and limited the number of participants

“We believe that this is a time for the young photographers and artworkers to stand up to exert your strength in such a special period. We hope that people from all over the world will participate in this festival with visual media works and share the anti-epidemic experience and life wisdom.”added Su, “In the face of great changes in life, we should not go on our own but unit hand in hand fight against the pandemic!”