Attractions and events of the New Silk Road 2017 expedition

Attractions, activities and events planned during and after the expedition.

There are many attractions, events and activities planned before, during and after the expedition from which most interesting and most importand are listed below.

W wielkim skrócie:

1. Symbolic cultural and economic exchange 2. Symbolic official message 3. Conferences and events 4. Monuments and tourist attractions 5. Photography and landscapes 6. Mini series 7. Exhibitions after the expedition 8. Books publications 9. Photo album 10. Documentary movie 11. Series of 7 short documentaries
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Attraction 1 - Symbolic cultural and economic exchange

Based on the ancient Silk Road and to give attractiveness, the expedition will behave like the old merchant caravans carrying symbolic merchant, the tablets (plates), which will be exchange in every visited country for small statues representing cultural icon of each country individually (description of statues is listed below tablets presentation). The project of this attraction is a reference to the cultural and economic exchange that took place thanks to and on route of the ancient Silk Road.

The symbolic exchange will take place during main conference taking place in each visited by the expedition country as a starting event.

For the purpose of this attraction there are 3 different projects of tablets created with different design, form and possible combinations (presented below). Each project includes 7 pieces (tablets) which represent and are dedicated individually to each country on the expedition route. General shape and placement of layout elements on each of 7 tablets included in one project will stay the same according to idea of equality of nations.

Prezented tablets (plates) have emboosed form with dark outlines presenting this effect. There are constant elements for all the projects: logo of the expedition, general map with all the countries on the expedition route, larger map of given country, graphical elements, 7 keywords (culture, history, education, respect, friendship, cooperation, development - keywords are directly relevant to the second of planned attractions), blocks of text (name of the expedition, country name, names of all countries on the expedition route, inspiration of the expedition project, name of organizer and leader of the expedition). Tablets are prepared in english.

Select one project, you like most!

3 projects - Only one will be chosen!

Chose one of 3 projects of symbolic tablets (plates) you like the most from presented below. Project with most votes will be created and will be officialy presented and exchanged on conferences during the expedition.

Select one project by clicking on "I like it" button below images presenting project visualisation.

You can vote until the end of january 2017.

Summary:
Project 1: 7 votes | Project 2: 8 votes | Project 3: 61 votes

Project 1

Votes: 7

Standard tablet (plate), with rectangular shape in horizontal layout. This project contains of 7 independent tablets (each tablet functions as a standalone symbol). On the map of all the expedition route the outline of a country for which the given tablet is dedicated will be bigger and enlarged.

symbolic exchange - New Silk Road 2017 attraction - project 1

Visual representation of single tablet (plate) (example: Poland).

Project 2

Votes: 8

Tablet (plate) with rectangular shape in horizontal layout. Project contains of 7 tablets which can function as a standalone elements and joined together in specific sequence create one, whole tablet with new full layout. The new layout, created by conjunction of the tablets, will show old merchant caravan on camels spreading across full width of new layout creating also full map of the expedition by connecting with lines and arrows each country maps. New layout is enclosed within top and bottom ornaments (keywords function as an bottom ornament). Each tablet contains a fade outline of all countries on the expedition route with outline of the given country stronger and more visible. Camels on bottom of each tablet are in different order with mixed shapes.

symbolic exchange - New Silk Road 2017 attraction - project 2

Visual representation of single tablet (plate) (example: Poland).

symbolic exchange - New Silk Road 2017 attraction - project 2 joined

Visual representation of joined tablets (plates).

Project 3

Votes: 61

Most advanced project of the tablets. In this project the shape of each tablet is based on irregular rectangle with base shorter in width form the top. This project, besides 7 standard tablets contain extra one (with big logo of the expedition), which is a joining point for all the other tablets. All 8 pieces joined together in a specific order will create new, full tablet with 7 "suns rays" on which will be shown 7 keywords representing ideology of the expedition. Each tablet contains a fade outline of all countries on the expedition route with outline of the given country stronger and more visible creating a full expedition route when joined. Camels on bottom of each tablet are in different order with mixed shapes.

symbolic exchange - New Silk Road 2017 attraction - project 3

Visual representation of single tablet (plate) (example: Poland).

symbolic exchange - New Silk Road 2017 attraction - project 3 joined

Visual representation of joined tablets (plates).

Cultural symbols / statues

Cultural symbols on which symbolic tablets will be exchanged are the small statues representing cultural icon of each visited country individually. According to the idea of this attraction symbolic statues will be design and created with cooperation with each visited country or individually by them.

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Attraction 2 - Symbolic official letter / message

During the expedition as an extra attraction there is planed a creation of "official letter" which would include the ideology of the expedition as well as ideas such as: international respect, friendship, cooperation, positive relations and development in wide range of fields. This "official letter" would be signed by representatives of all countries. This attraction project is a reference to the international relations possible and developed thanks to the ancient Silk Road and to its diplomatic value.

Official signing of the letter would take place during main conferences in each country as a starting event after symbolic cultural and economic exchange (attraction 1).

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Conferences during the expedition

7 conferences - 7 countries

During the expedition 7 conferences will take place, one in each country on the expedition route. The biggest conferences are beginning of the expedition (China) and the end of the expedition (Poland). Each conference will start with "symbolic cultural and economic exchange" (attraction 1) followe by signing of the "symbolic official letter" (attraction 2) by representatives of each country. During conferences there are also interviews, speaches and other activities planned.

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Monumemts and tourist attractions

During the expedition

Tourist attractions, places and monuments with historical and cultural value (related to ancient Silk Road and history and culture of each visited country) found on the expedition route.

5

Photography, landscapes

During the expedition

Series of photograps and photoshoots of landscapes, nature, coutries, kultures and all things related to the ancient Silk Road. Full photo coverage of the expedition and its events. Most interesting and spectacular photograps will be showen on the exhibitions after the expedition.

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Mini series / video blog

During the expedition

Mini series / video blog - video materials in form of mini series / episodes, shown and published during the expedition in intervals of few days from the road and life of the expedition.

Watch expedition videos

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Exhibition after the expedition

1 summary - 7 exhibitions - 7 countries

As an official ending of the New Silk Road 2017 international expedition project and as a symbolic full route of ancient merchant caravanes there is an exhibition planned which will summarize all project. This exhibition will travel backwords compared to the expedition route (from Poland to China), stopping in each country (7 exhibitions). The exhibition will present materials gathered during the expedition, will show symbolic tablets (plates) and symbolic letter, will have individual sectors dedicated to each country on the expedition route and will hove other attractions.

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Books publication

After the expedition

There are 2 books planed to be published after the expedition: one about the expedition and the second one as a summary of all Jacek Palkiewicz expeditions and adventures. Both books will be published in Polish and possibly also in English, Russian and Chinese.

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Photo album publication

After the expedition

Photo album with photographs from the expedition taking a reader on the adventure of the New Silk Road 2017 expedition. Album will show countries, landscapes, cultures, ancient Silk Road and what's left of it and many other interesting things. Photo album is planned to be published in 4 languages: Polish, English, Russian and Chinese.

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Documentary movie from the expedition

After the expedition

Full documentary movie about the expedition, its organization, its journey and adventure and explration goal with its conclusions.

Watch expedition videos

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Series of 7 short documentaries about 7 countries

After the expedition

Series of 7 short documentaries each dedicated to one of the countries on the expedition route. They will show countries, culture, history, tourist attractions and monuments, ancient Silk Road and many other things.

Watch expedition videos

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Music

Before and after the expedition

Music soundtrack specially written and created for the expedition, all video materials, full documentary - adventure movie about the expedition and as an extra attraction.

Listen to expedition music

"Culture - History - Education - Respect - Friendship - Cooperation - Development"

7 keywords of the New Silk Road 2017 expedition


Expedition starts: august - september 2017
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