Award for Chinese translator of Polish literature
PR dla Zagranicy
Prof. Zhao Gang, a translator of Polish literature into Chinese, has received the Gold Gloria Artis Medal of Cultural Merit in Warsaw.
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The award was presented by Poland’s Culture and National Heritage Minister Piotr Gliński for the Chinese translator's contribution to promoting Polish culture abroad.
Zhao Gang is the dean of the School of European Languages and Cultures at the Beijing Foreign Studies University.
During the award ceremony, he said: “Thanks to the [Polish] language and culture I have met my greatest teacher [Prof. Yi Lijun] and many Polish and Chinese friends.”
Prof. Yi Lijun is the foremost researcher of Polish literature in China, Poland’s PAP news agency reported.