On January 23th 2019, Qingdao International Business Association held a successful event at Hyatt. Nina Wilenius, Photographer from Finland and Jade Feng, Journalist of Qingdao Radio & TV gave a speech and take us to the trip Qingdao in Transition, from both a westerner’s view and a local girl’s thought.
Nina Wilenius, a professional photographer from Finland, was struck by the liveliness in those old streets in Qingdao’s old town during her first Asia trip two years ago, and decided to document old Qingdao in transition with her camera thus started her “Qingdao Series”, with Huangdao Road as the start point.
Jade Feng, a journalist from Qingdao Radio & TV, who grew up in the old town and studied at the old campus of Qingdao No. 9 Middle School before going to university, was deeply impressed by Nina and her works. The Silk Road retracing adventure with her colleagues by driving from Qingdao to Germany a couple of years ago provided her a broader view at culture and development.
The first QIBA night in 2019. You can see a difference.