International Animation Festival Opens in Hangzhou

April 30, 2019
Editor: Wei Xuanyi

A 2-year-old girl wears an ancient Chinese-style skirt to accompany her comics fan mother to the 15th China International Cartoon & Animation Festival. [China Daily/Xu Fan]


The 15th China International Cartoon & Animation Festival kicked off Tuesday in Hangzhou, capital city of Zhejiang province.

The annual event, which will run until May 5, has drawn companies and organizations from 86 countries and regions, including some industry giants such as Disney, Japan's largest toy maker Bandai, South Korea's popular comics service Webtoon, and US video game publisher Blizzard Entertainment.

A sector to recognize excellent animation and cartoon works has received 1,198 works from 21 countries and regions, including Russia, the United States and France.

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