Yang Li: The Enlightenment of Revolution

  • Dates:2021-06-28 - 2021-09-05
  • Opening:2021-06-28 10:00
  • Organizer: Central Academy of Fine Arts
  • Undertaker: CAFA Art Museum

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The "Yang Li: The Enlightenment of Revolution" exhibition, organized by Central Academy of Fine Arts and undertaken by the CAFA Art Museum, is the first time that Yang Li’s works are shown comprehensively in CAFA. The exhibition is one of the series exhibitions to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Communist Party of China, and also part of the "Hundred Years of Glory · CAFA Masters" exhibition program.Yang Li, Self-portrait, 1955, pencil on paper, 32x24cmYan Li is a veteran Party member. In 1948, he enrolled in Yan’an University, where he took part in publicity works to greet the upcoming national liberation. In 1958, he graduated from CAFA as the first generation of graduates from the Printmaking Department. Yang Li successively worked as teacher and deputy director of the Printmaking Department, secretary of the department’s party branch and secretary of CAFA’s party committee. In 1986, he became a member of the party committee of the China Federation of Literary and Art Circles. While he was in CAFA, he paid attention to the academic development and cultivation of talents, and contributed greatly to the academy’s moral education. In his years in the China Federation of Literary and Art Circles, he was actively involved in the preparation work for the conferences of Chinese writers and artists. Yang li is also an experienced artist, who continued creating artworks in his spare time. Even at the age of 91, he still carried a sketchbook with him everywhere he went. He has combined his art creation and his belief, especially the Yan’an Spirit. His representative works, such as Shatan Red Building, Lights from the Cave Dwelling, Where Mao Zedong Worked in His Youth at the Peking University Library, are an imprinting of the red gene his time, as well as his loyalty and enthusiasm towards the Party.Lights from the Cave Dwelling, 1956, pen on paper, 13.5x13.5cmShatan Red Building, 2011, ink and color on paper, 130x120cm, collection of CAFAMWhere Mao Zedong Worked in His Youth at the Peking University Library, 2011, ink and color on paper, 85x68cmUpon the 100th anniversary of the founding of the CPC, the exhibition showcases a variety of works of Yang Li created since the 1940s, along with video interview with the artist, and a range of archives. Divided into three sections, "The Light of Hope", "A Student of Art" and "Colorful World", the exhibition not only showcases the virtuous life ideal and creative enthusiasm of an artist who’s also a Party member, but also CAFA’s teaching ideas and educational achievements in the 1950s.The exhibition is successfully held due too great support from Mr. Yang Li and his family. About Yang LiYang Li's portrait photo used for application for Xi'an Luhe Middle SchoolMembers of the art studio of the Northwest University of People's Reunion (former Yan'an University). Yang Li was on the left of the first rowYang Li was born in Taigu, Shanxi in June 1930. He went to Yan’an in 1948 and enrolled in Yan’an University. He drew Sketches of Yan’an in 1949, and took part in the publicity work to greet the national liberation. In 1950, he took part in the moving pictures painting works in the art studio of the Northwest University of People’s Revolution. He applied to become a Party member in 1952, and became an official member in 1954. In 1953, he enrolled in Central Academy of Fine Arts, where he created works such as Old Gate of CAFA, Wild Chrysanthemum Flower. His work Countryside Scenery was shortlisted in the first National Youth Art Exhibition. In 1958, he graduated and became a teacher at Printmaking Department in CAFA, and successively worked as the department’s deputy director, party branch secretary and CAFA’s party committee deputy secretary and secretary. During his time at CAFA he applied for funding to the Printmaking Department for the development of its newly established copperplate, lithography and silk-screen printing directions, and contributed greatly to the development of the department. In 1986, he became a party committee member of the China Federation of Literary and Art Circles, and was involved in the preparation work for the fifth conference of Chinese writers and artists. In 1988, he became the deputy secretary-general of the China Federation of Literary and Art Circles. His representative works include Shatan Red Building, Lights from the Cave Dwelling, Where Mao Zedong Worked in His Youth at the Peking University Library, and Fresh Green in Yan’an. His works are collected by organizations including Wu Zuoren Foundation, China Agricultural Museum, and Shaanxi History Museum. In 2016, as the CPC celebrated its 95th anniversary, he donated 12 works to CAFA. In 2019, he published a collection titled Selected Artworks of Yang Li.Graduation photo of the CAFA Printmaking Department students who enrolled in 1978. Teachers are in the second row: Yang Li (L1), Li Hua (L4), Wang Qi (L5), 1982Yang Li and Wu Zuoren, 1991Yang Li in Venice, 1994Yang Li was sketching along the Huangpu River, Shanghai, 1995Yang Li in the middle of painting Fresh Green in Yan'an, 2009Portrait of Mr. Yang LiSelected Works from the ExhibitionThe Light of HopeIn the winter of 1948, 18-year-old Yang Li arrived at Yan’an with his schoolmates by foot. Their journey was full of difficulties, but fortunately they had the help of underground CPC members.The first sight of Yan’an left an enduring impression in Yang Li’s mind. He saw with his own eyes how soldiers and ordinary people were like a family, and how ordinary people could be the masters of themselves. These showed him the light of hope about the revolution, as well as a brand new China. He was guided in his lifetime by the light of hope, which was also reflected in his art, from Sketches of Yan’an created in 1949 to the Lights from the Cave Dwelling that he kept on painting through the 1960s. The light of hope kindled in Yan’an kept shining in Yang Li’s artworks."Land Reform Policy Goes Wrong", 1950, watercolor on paper, 76x108cm x10Created by the art studio of the Northwest University of People's Reunion. Members of the art studio were: Yang Li, Meng Haifeng, Lu Hongbin, Jiao Kequn, Xu Zhenyun, Luo Yafu, Fan Bin, Niu Jinghua, Wu Xiuxiao, Zhang Yun, Liu TaoranThe Flag of Marxism, 1955, monochrome woodcut, 31x42cm, collection of CAFAMWoodcut Illustration 1 of 2: Lenin, 1956, monochrome woodcut, 35x12cmTaihang Mountains, 1963, watercolor on paper, 34x50.5cmJuyong Pass of the Great Wall, 1981, color woodcut, 29.5x21.5cmOld Residence of Cai Yuanpei, 2003, pencil and pastel on paper, 54.8x37.5cmFresh Green in Yan'an, 2009, ink and color on paper, 128.5x67cmLi Dazhao's Desk, 2016, ink and color on paper, 98.5x48.5cmLights from the Cave Dwellings, 2017, ink and color on paper, 90.5x86cmA Student of ArtIn 1953, Yang Li enrolled in Central Academy of Fine Arts. It was at a time when the academy changed its original three-year education system into five years, and was dedicated to cultivate art professionals. The Printmaking Department where he studied was also newly founded, and Yang found himself lucky to have an ideal learning environment and abundant teaching resources. Renowned Chinese artists such as Wei Qimei, Li Hu, Wang Shikuo, Li Hua, Huang Yongyu, Gu Yuan, Chen Xiaonan and Zhou Lingzhao were all his teachers.Yang Li’s exercises in his student years at CAFA, be it sketching, printmaking or watercolor, were all a reflection of the teaching status of the academy. Every brush stroke in his paintings and every cutting line in his prints shows his deep love towards art and the old CAFA. Still Life Sketching: Books and Ink Pen, 1953, watercolor on paper, 16x26.8cmA corner of a CAFA classroom, 1954, watercolor on paper, 21x15cmMr. Bian the Experienced Technician, 1955, monochrome woodcut, 15x11cm, collection of CAFAMOld Gate of CAFA, 1955, monochrome woodcut, 13x20cmCountryside Scenery, 1955, color woodcut, 11.2x42.5cmEast Side of the Midstream Pillar Rock in Yellow River around Sanmenxia, 1956, watercolor on paper, 26.3x19.5cmOtter and Swan, 1956, monochrome woodcut, 14x20cmFactory of the Community, 1958, monochrome woodcut, 15x20.5cmYellow River around Sanmenxia, 1992, ink and color on paper, 45.5x68.5cmMidstream Pillar Rock, 1992, ink and color on paper, 45x66cmColorful WorldAt age of 91, Yang Li still carries a sketchbook with him wherever he goes.His works show traces of his life, his deep affections towards his teachers, family and friends. To research for the biography of Li Hua, he went to the place where Li Hua had lived. When his teachers like Wu Zuoren and Gu Yuan were in bad health, he showed great care and offered much help, which could be seen from his sketching of Wu Zuoren. Every New Year, he also painted greeting cards to send to his relatives and friends. This little habit that he grew into when he was studying at CAFA was kept for 26 years.From the plant and animals he sees in daily life, to the exciting achievements of the nation, Yang Li has vividly rendered them in his paintings. Charmingly Naive, 1956, ink and wash on paper, 69x69cmCanna, 1980s, watercolor on paper, 27x19.5cmPortrait of Mr. Zhang Minxin, 1986, pencil on paper, 37x27cmKitty and Ball of String, 1998, ink and wash on paper, 45x59.5cmKid Painting the River, 1990s, monochrome woodcut, 30x22cmSelected New Year Greeting Card Illustrations by Yang LiHome, 2005, ink and color on paper, 39.5x64.5cm

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The "Yang Li: The Enlightenment of Revolution" exhibition, organized by Central Academy of Fine Arts and undertaken by the CAFA Art Museum, is the first time that Yang Li’s works are shown comprehensively in CAFA. The exhibition is one of the series exhibitions to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Communist Party of China, and also part of the "Hundred Years of Glory · CAFA Masters" exhibition program.

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Yang Li, Self-portrait, 1955, pencil on paper, 32x24cm

Yan Li is a veteran Party member. In 1948, he enrolled in Yan’an University, where he took part in publicity works to greet the upcoming national liberation. In 1958, he graduated from CAFA as the first generation of graduates from the Printmaking Department. Yang Li successively worked as teacher and deputy director of the Printmaking Department, secretary of the department’s party branch and secretary of CAFA’s party committee. In 1986, he became a member of the party committee of the China Federation of Literary and Art Circles. While he was in CAFA, he paid attention to the academic development and cultivation of talents, and contributed greatly to the academy’s moral education. In his years in the China Federation of Literary and Art Circles, he was actively involved in the preparation work for the conferences of Chinese writers and artists. 

Yang li is also an experienced artist, who continued creating artworks in his spare time. Even at the age of 91, he still carried a sketchbook with him everywhere he went. He has combined his art creation and his belief, especially the Yan’an Spirit. His representative works, such as Shatan Red Building, Lights from the Cave Dwelling, Where Mao Zedong Worked in His Youth at the Peking University Library, are an imprinting of the red gene his time, as well as his loyalty and enthusiasm towards the Party.

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Lights from the Cave Dwelling, 1956, pen on paper, 13.5x13.5cm

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Shatan Red Building, 2011, ink and color on paper, 130x120cm, collection of CAFAM

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Where Mao Zedong Worked in His Youth at the Peking University Library, 2011, ink and color on paper, 85x68cm

Upon the 100th anniversary of the founding of the CPC, the exhibition showcases a variety of works of Yang Li created since the 1940s, along with video interview with the artist, and a range of archives. Divided into three sections, "The Light of Hope", "A Student of Art" and "Colorful World", the exhibition not only showcases the virtuous life ideal and creative enthusiasm of an artist who’s also a Party member, but also CAFA’s teaching ideas and educational achievements in the 1950s.

The exhibition is successfully held due too great support from Mr. Yang Li and his family.

 

About Yang Li


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Yang Li's portrait photo used for application for Xi'an Luhe Middle School

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Members of the art studio of the Northwest University of People's Reunion (former Yan'an University). Yang Li was on the left of the first row

Yang Li was born in Taigu, Shanxi in June 1930. He went to Yan’an in 1948 and enrolled in Yan’an University. He drew Sketches of Yan’an in 1949, and took part in the publicity work to greet the national liberation. In 1950, he took part in the moving pictures painting works in the art studio of the Northwest University of People’s Revolution. He applied to become a Party member in 1952, and became an official member in 1954. In 1953, he enrolled in Central Academy of Fine Arts, where he created works such as Old Gate of CAFA, Wild Chrysanthemum Flower. His work Countryside Scenery was shortlisted in the first National Youth Art Exhibition. In 1958, he graduated and became a teacher at Printmaking Department in CAFA, and successively worked as the department’s deputy director, party branch secretary and CAFA’s party committee deputy secretary and secretary. During his time at CAFA he applied for funding to the Printmaking Department for the development of its newly established copperplate, lithography and silk-screen printing directions, and contributed greatly to the development of the department. In 1986, he became a party committee member of the China Federation of Literary and Art Circles, and was involved in the preparation work for the fifth conference of Chinese writers and artists. In 1988, he became the deputy secretary-general of the China Federation of Literary and Art Circles. His representative works include Shatan Red Building, Lights from the Cave Dwelling, Where Mao Zedong Worked in His Youth at the Peking University Library, and Fresh Green in Yan’an. His works are collected by organizations including Wu Zuoren Foundation, China Agricultural Museum, and Shaanxi History Museum. In 2016, as the CPC celebrated its 95th anniversary, he donated 12 works to CAFA. In 2019, he published a collection titled Selected Artworks of Yang Li.

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Graduation photo of the CAFA Printmaking Department students who enrolled in 1978. Teachers are in the second row: Yang Li (L1), Li Hua (L4), Wang Qi (L5), 1982

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Yang Li and Wu Zuoren, 1991

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Yang Li in Venice, 1994

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Yang Li was sketching along the Huangpu River, Shanghai, 1995

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Yang Li in the middle of painting Fresh Green in Yan'an, 2009

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Portrait of Mr. Yang Li



Selected Works from the Exhibition


The Light of Hope

In the winter of 1948, 18-year-old Yang Li arrived at Yan’an with his schoolmates by foot. Their journey was full of difficulties, but fortunately they had the help of underground CPC members.

The first sight of Yan’an left an enduring impression in Yang Li’s mind. He saw with his own eyes how soldiers and ordinary people were like a family, and how ordinary people could be the masters of themselves. These showed him the light of hope about the revolution, as well as a brand new China. 

He was guided in his lifetime by the light of hope, which was also reflected in his art, from Sketches of Yan’an created in 1949 to the Lights from the Cave Dwelling that he kept on painting through the 1960s. The light of hope kindled in Yan’an kept shining in Yang Li’s artworks.

"Land Reform Policy Goes Wrong", 1950, watercolor on paper, 76x108cm x10

Created by the art studio of the Northwest University of People's Reunion. Members of the art studio were: Yang Li, Meng Haifeng, Lu Hongbin, Jiao Kequn, Xu Zhenyun, Luo Yafu, Fan Bin, Niu Jinghua, Wu Xiuxiao, Zhang Yun, Liu Taoran

The Flag of Marxism, 1955, monochrome woodcut, 31x42cm, collection of CAFAM

Woodcut Illustration 1 of 2: Lenin, 1956, monochrome woodcut, 35x12cm


Taihang Mountains, 1963, watercolor on paper, 34x50.5cm

Juyong Pass of the Great Wall, 1981, color woodcut, 29.5x21.5cm

Old Residence of Cai Yuanpei, 2003, pencil and pastel on paper, 54.8x37.5cm

Fresh Green in Yan'an, 2009, ink and color on paper, 128.5x67cm

Li Dazhao's Desk, 2016, ink and color on paper, 98.5x48.5cm

Lights from the Cave Dwellings, 2017, ink and color on paper, 90.5x86cm


A Student of Art

In 1953, Yang Li enrolled in Central Academy of Fine Arts. It was at a time when the academy changed its original three-year education system into five years, and was dedicated to cultivate art professionals. The Printmaking Department where he studied was also newly founded, and Yang found himself lucky to have an ideal learning environment and abundant teaching resources. Renowned Chinese artists such as Wei Qimei, Li Hu, Wang Shikuo, Li Hua, Huang Yongyu, Gu Yuan, Chen Xiaonan and Zhou Lingzhao were all his teachers.

Yang Li’s exercises in his student years at CAFA, be it sketching, printmaking or watercolor, were all a reflection of the teaching status of the academy. Every brush stroke in his paintings and every cutting line in his prints shows his deep love towards art and the old CAFA. 

Still Life Sketching: Books and Ink Pen, 1953, watercolor on paper, 16x26.8cm


A corner of a CAFA classroom, 1954, watercolor on paper, 21x15cm

Mr. Bian the Experienced Technician, 1955, monochrome woodcut, 15x11cm, collection of CAFAM

Old Gate of CAFA, 1955, monochrome woodcut, 13x20cm

Countryside Scenery, 1955, color woodcut, 11.2x42.5cm

East Side of the Midstream Pillar Rock in Yellow River around Sanmenxia, 1956, watercolor on paper, 26.3x19.5cm

Otter and Swan, 1956, monochrome woodcut, 14x20cm

Factory of the Community, 1958, monochrome woodcut, 15x20.5cm

Yellow River around Sanmenxia, 1992, ink and color on paper, 45.5x68.5cm

Midstream Pillar Rock, 1992, ink and color on paper, 45x66cm

Colorful World

At age of 91, Yang Li still carries a sketchbook with him wherever he goes.

His works show traces of his life, his deep affections towards his teachers, family and friends. To research for the biography of Li Hua, he went to the place where Li Hua had lived. When his teachers like Wu Zuoren and Gu Yuan were in bad health, he showed great care and offered much help, which could be seen from his sketching of Wu Zuoren. Every New Year, he also painted greeting cards to send to his relatives and friends. This little habit that he grew into when he was studying at CAFA was kept for 26 years.

From the plant and animals he sees in daily life, to the exciting achievements of the nation, Yang Li has vividly rendered them in his paintings. 

Charmingly Naive, 1956, ink and wash on paper, 69x69cm

Canna, 1980s, watercolor on paper, 27x19.5cm

Portrait of Mr. Zhang Minxin, 1986, pencil on paper, 37x27cm

Kitty and Ball of String, 1998, ink and wash on paper, 45x59.5cm

Kid Painting the River, 1990s, monochrome woodcut, 30x22cm


Selected New Year Greeting Card Illustrations by Yang Li

Home, 2005, ink and color on paper, 39.5x64.5cm



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(1) All matters not discussed in this agreement shall be resolved through friendly negotiation between both parties. Both parties may then sign a supplementary agreement, provided it does not violate any laws or regulations.

(2) This agreement comes into effect on the date that it is signed (sealed) and the relevant boxes are selected by Party A and Party B.

(3) This agreement exists in paper and electronic forms. The paper form is made in duplicate, with Party A and Party B each retaining one copy with the same legal efficacy.

Event participants implicitly accept and undertake all the obligations stated in this agreement. Those who do not consent will be seen as abandoning the right to participate in this event. Before participating in this event, please speak to your family members to obtain their consent and inform them of this disclaimer. After participants sign/check the required box, participants and their families will be seen as having read and agreed to these terms.

I have carefully read and agree to the above provisions.

Group Visit Agreement
and Statement

CAFA Art Museum Publication Authorization Agreement

I fully agree to CAFA Art Museum (CAFAM) submitting to CAFA for publication the images, pictures, texts, writings, and event products (such as works created during participation in workshops) related to me from my participation in public events (including museum member events) organized by the CAFA Art Museum Public Education Department. CAFA can publish these materials by electronic, web, or other digital means, and I hereby agree to be included in the China Knowledge Resource Bank, the CAFA Database, the CAFA Art Museum Database, and related data, documentation, and filing institutions and platforms. Regarding their use in CAFA and dissemination on the internet, I agree to make use of these rights according to the stated Rules.

CAFA Art Museum Event Safety Disclaimer

Article I

This event was organized on the principles of fairness, impartiality, and voluntary participation and withdrawal. Participants undertake all risk and liability for themselves. All events have risks, and participants must be aware of the risks related to their chosen event.

Article II

Event participants must abide by the laws and regulations of the People’s Republic of China, as well as moral and ethical norms. All participants must demonstrate good character, respect for others, friendship, and a willingness to help others.

Article III

Event participants should be adults (people 18 years or older with full civil legal capacity). Underage persons must be accompanied by an adult.

Article IV

Event participants undertake all liability for their personal safety during the event, and event participants are encouraged to purchase personal safety insurance. Should an accident occur during an event, persons not involved in the accident and the museum do not undertake any liability for the accident, but both have the obligation to provide assistance. Event participants should actively organize and implement rescue efforts, but do not undertake any legal or economic liability for the accident itself. The museum does not undertake civil or joint liability for the personal safety of event participants.

Article V

During the event, event participants should respect the order of the museum event and ensure the safety of the museum site, the artworks in displays, exhibitions, and collections, and the derived products. If an event causes any degree of loss or damage to the museum site, space, artworks, or derived products due to an individual, persons not involved in the accident and the museum do not undertake any liability for losses. The event participant must negotiate and provide compensation according to the relevant legal statutes and museum rules. The museum may sue for legal and financial liability.

Article VI

Event participants will participate in the event under the guidance of museum staff and event leaders or instructors and must correctly use the painting tools, materials, equipment, and/or facilities provided for the event. If a participant causes injury or harm to him/herself or others while using the painting tools, materials, equipment, and/or facilities, or causes the damage or destruction of the tools, materials, equipment, and/or facilities, the event participant must undertake all related liability and provide compensation for the financial losses. Persons not involved in the accident and the museum do not undertake any liability for personal accidents.

CAFA Art Museum Portraiture Rights Licensing Agreement

According to The Advertising Law of the People’s Republic of China, The General Principles of the Civil Law of the People’s Republic of China, and The Provisional Opinions of the Supreme People’s Court on Some Issues Related to the Full Implementation of the General Principles of the Civil Law of the People’s Republic of China, and upon friendly negotiation, Party A and Party B have arrived at the following agreement regarding the use of works bearing Party A’s image in order to clarify the rights and obligations of the portrait licenser (Party A) and the user (Party B):

I. General Provisions

(1) Party A is the portraiture rights holder in this agreement. Party A voluntarily licenses its portraiture rights to Party B for the purposes stipulated in this agreement and permitted by law.

(2) Party B (CAFA Art Museum) is a specialized, international modern art museum. CAFA Art Museum keeps pace with the times, and works to create an open, free, and academic space and atmosphere for positive interaction with groups, corporations, institutions, artists, and visitors. With CAFA’s academic research as a foundation, the museum plans multi-disciplinary exhibitions, conferences, and public education events with participants from around the world, providing a platform for exchange, learning, and exhibition for CAFA’s students and instructors, artists from around the world, and the general public. As a public institution, the primary purposes of CAFA Art Museum’s public education events are academic and beneficial to society.

(3) Party B will photograph all CAFA Public Education Department events for Party A.

II. Content, Forms of Use, and Geographical Scope of Use

(1) Content. The content of images taken by Party B bearing Party A’s likeness include: ① CAFA Art Museum ② CAFA campus ③ All events planned or executed by the CAFAM Public Education Department.

(2) Forms of Use. For use in CAFA’s publications, products with CDs, and promotional materials.

(3) Geographical Scope of Use

The applicable geographic scope is global.

The media in which the portraiture may be used encompasses any media that does not infringe upon Party A’s portraiture rights (e.g., magazines and the internet).

III. Term of Portraiture Rights Use

Use in perpetuity.

IV. Licensing Fees

The fees for images bearing Party A’s likeness will be undertaken by Party B.

After completion, Party B does not need to pay any fees to Party A for images bearing Party A’s likeness.

Additional Terms

(1) All matters not discussed in this agreement shall be resolved through friendly negotiation between both parties. Both parties may then sign a supplementary agreement, provided it does not violate any laws or regulations.

(2) This agreement comes into effect on the date that it is signed (sealed) and the relevant boxes are selected by Party A and Party B.

(3) This agreement exists in paper and electronic forms. The paper form is made in duplicate, with Party A and Party B each retaining one copy with the same legal efficacy.

Event participants implicitly accept and undertake all the obligations stated in this agreement. Those who do not consent will be seen as abandoning the right to participate in this event. Before participating in this event, please speak to your family members to obtain their consent and inform them of this disclaimer. After participants sign/check the required box, participants and their families will be seen as having read and agreed to these terms.

I have carefully read and agree to the above provisions.

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