On July 7, Xiqing district in Tianjin held the first meeting on the construction of the "Grand Canal Art City. It was also the signing ceremony of the strategic cooperation among the Tianjin Academy of Fine Arts, the Tianjin Conservatory of Music, and Xiqing district, marking the official expansion of the two schools and their settlement in the district.
Xiqing has made great efforts to build the "Grand Canal Art City" and expand the Tianjin Academy of Fine Arts and the Tianjin Conservatory of Music. Strategic cooperation has been reached by the parties concerned, marking the official start of the construction of the Art City.
Representatives from the schools said they would fully develop their combined advantages to build the Art City and make efforts to construct a creative town with international influence.