Suzhou Culture Promotion Convention was held on October 31, 2022. Cao Lubao, member of the Standing Committee of Jiangsu Province and Party Secretary of Suzhou, Wu Qingwen, Deputy Party Secretary of Suzhou and Mayor of Suzhou, and representatives of municipal offices of counties, cultural industrial parks, and cultural enterprises attended the event. Jiang Xiaohuang, chairman of the FriendTimes Technology Incorporation, made a keynote speech at the meeting.
See the Bigger Picture
Secretary Cao stressed in the meeting that we should adhere to the guidance of Xi Jinping Thought on Socialism with Chinese Characteristics for a New Era, study and implement the spirit of the 20th CPC National Congress, conscientiously implement the deployment requirements of the provincial party committee, aim at the goal of "taking the lead in building a strong cultural city", and strive to create a new situation of high-quality development of Suzhou's cultural industry. Secretary Cao urged the cultural enterprises to take advantage of the situation and achieve greater development in Suzhou.
Tell Original Stories of Suzhou
In the report of the 20th Party Congress, it is mentioned that "tell the Chinese story, spread the Chinese voice, and show the credible, lovely, and respectable image of China." Chairman Jiang Xiaohuang said, as a local cultural enterprise rooted in Suzhou for 12 years, FriendTimes adheres to the mission of "Create Value with Culture", fully explores the high-quality original works with Suzhou's local traditional cultural characteristics, inherits and promotes the excellent cultural genes in a way that is popular among contemporary young people, and through creative design, digital technology, and art, for example, a successful combination of which is the company’s mobile game "Fate of the Empress", and continues to explore a new path of cultural tourism integration, incorporating traditional Chinese architecture and oriental garden arts. This year, FriendTimes has rolled out its flagship product "Promise of Lingyun". Inspired by and including the "Ten Views of Suzhou Canal" cultural landmarks, this newly launched work digs deeper into their cultural connotations and contemporary values and further helps to promote the brand of "Jiangnan Culture". On its way forward, the company is determined to create more products with the unique flavor of Jiangnan, promoting traditional Chinese culture and encouraging the local culture to go global.
Enrich the Original Content
Implementing "Culture Plus Technology" integration, creating fine products with craftsmanship and creativity, over the years, FriendTimes has continued to improve its technology research and innovation capabilities, fully utilizing Chinese culture, high-quality IP, and other unique resources to create a variety of original products with positive themes and rich connotations. In the future, FriendTimes will extend the industrial chain, continuously improve its layout in both domestic and overseas markets, enrich its globalization strategy, and highlight the traditional characteristics, oriental charm, and artistic beauty of Chinese culture in its original works.
Ride the Wave of Times
With unwavering confidence and vigorous efforts, FriendTimes will strive to be a pioneering model in learning, uphold the spirit of the 20th Party Congress with high morale, grasp the opportunities of the times, implement the national cultural digitalization strategy, launch more "star products" that are popular among the people, further enhance the corporate image, and strengthen the core competitiveness of the brand. The company will take a "young" attitude, draw "more active spiritual strength" in the new era, spread "Jiangnan culture" in a more modern and creative way, and contribute to Suzhou cultural industry in its high-quality development.