Shanghai International Fashion
Culture Festival 2002 was celebrated in Shanghai
from April 24 to May 3. Besides the series of
activities held during the festival, letters
of intent on all kinds of cooperation were signed,
involving a total value of nearly 400 million
Professional fashion releases characterized
this session of culture festival. According
to statistics, the number of releases increased
by above 30 percent than the previous sessions.
Apart from the opening and closing ceremonies,
41 professional fashion releases and 7 model
contests and fashion designing contests were
held in 6 exhibition halls.
On the garment forum held by Donghua University,
31 experts from both inside and abroad gave
speeches on 5 special subjects to an audience
of nearly ten thousand. The subjects were all
concerns of the industry such as China’s
garment industry and the fashion culture after
China’s accession to WTO.
It is learned that the most outstanding feature
of the festival is to keep up with high-quality
international expositions, to make the festival
fully commercial, and to create a good economic
and trading environment. It is highly thought
of by traders taking part.