Opening of BRICS Countries’ Cultural Festival 2017-09-04 13:00:00 Xiamen Vladimir Putin, President of China Xi Jinping, President of Brazil Michel Temer, President of South Africa Jacob Zuma and Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi opened the BRICS Countries’ Cultural Festival. After the opening ceremony, the BRICS leaders visited a photo exhibition highlighting the cultures of the countries that make up the BRICS group. The BRICS Countries’ Cultural Festival will take place on September 15–22 in Xiamen. The programme includes a variety of exhibitions, concerts, presentations and film showings. The event’s main purpose is to acquaint the Chinese public with the BRICS countries’ cultures.