Xiamen, 24 May 2021—Vice Consul and Acting Head of Post Elaine Mae Laruan-Hernandez attended the 2021 Jiangxi Tourism Industry Development Conference, held on 17-19 May 2021 in Jingdezhen City, Jiangxi Province.
The three-day event focused on the rich cultural and historical heritage of Jingdezhen, particularly the art of making china or porcelain.
The high-quality Ming Dynasty porcelain pieces excavated from various archeological sites in the Philippines were said to have come from Jingdezhen. 
Representatives from Diplomatic missions meet with Jiangxi Province and Jingdezhen City officials; (L-R) Mr. Tu Anbo, Vice President of the Jiangxi Province People’s Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries, Mr. Kwag Kab Yeal, Chief Representative in Shanghai of the Daegu Metropolitan City, ROK, Consul General Vanhpheng Saisomphou of the Consulate General of the Lao People’s Democratic Republic in Guangzhou, Ms. Liu Xiaoyi, Deputy Secretary-General of the Provincial People’s Government, Consul General Jamie Fouss of the US Consulate General in Wuhan, Vice Governor Wu Hao of Jiangxi Province, Consul General Kang Seung-seok of the Consulate General of the Republic of Korea in Wuhan, Ms. Hu Xuemei, Deputy Secretary of Jingdezhen Municipal Party Committee and Acting Mayor of Jingdezhen, Consul General Pirawat Atsavapranee of the Royal Thai Consulate General in Xiamen, Mr. Jens Fuhrmann, Economic and Financial Counselor from the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany in Beijing, and Ms. Elaine Mae Laruan-Hernandez, Acting Head of Post of Philippine Consulate General in Xiamen.


Left photo: Hundreds of actors perform at the open-air theatrical show titled “China” (porcelain), which showcases the rich history of Jingdezhen’s porcelain-making; Right Photo: A porcelain master at work.


Vice Consul and Acting Head of Post Elaine Mae Laruan-Hernandez presents a token to Jiangxi Vice Governor Wu Hao.