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9th May, Europe Day

Today we celebrate Europe Day, the 70th anniversary of the signing of the Robert Schuman Declaration, which marks the beginning of the creation of the European Union. More about the holiday and its meaning is available at https://europa.eu/european-union/about-eu/symbols/europe-day_en. The Consulate of the Republic of Slovenia in Shanghai, together with other consulates of EU member states in Shanghai, has prepared a recording of the European anthem Ode to Joy, performed by various musicians in their home environment. Slovenia is represented by soprano Mrs Alenka Gotar. You can watch the video at the link below:


This year we celebrate the 45th anniversary of diplomatic relations between the European Union and China, established on May 6, 1975. In this regard the EU Ambassador to China and the Ambassadors to China of the 27 EU Member States prepared the open letter.