At 10:00 am on October 20, the 14th "Science·Art·Fashion" Festival of Beijing Institute of Fashion Technology (BIFT) and the Dynamic Show of the International Youth Designer Competition grandly opened in No. 1 Runway in the Art Building.
Secretary of the Party Committee Ma Shengjie, Deputy Secretary of the Party Committee Ni Saili attended the opening ceremony. Seven distinguished guests in fashion industry served as judges. They were Professor Liu Yuanfeng From BIFT; Professor Frances Corner，Pro Vice-ChancellorUniversity of the Arts London (UAL )and Head of London College of Fashion; Professor Sara Azzone，head of Istituto Europeo di Design(IED) MODA from Italy; Ms. Vivien Netam, famous Chinese international fashion designer; Ms. Hao Jia, one of China's top 10 fashion designers; Ms. Liu Wei, designer of Jinding Prize; Mr. Wang Du-sen, Vice President of ELLASSAY Garment Co., Ltd and also famous cultural scholar.
More than 50 media, including People's Daily, Guangming Daily, Xinhua News Agency, China Youth Daily, China Textile News, China Education Television, Beijing Television News Channel, Beijing Television Finance Channel, Beijing Television Arts Channel, Beijing TV Youth Channel, Beijing Evening, Beijing Youth Daily, Modern Education Daily, Textile Apparel Weekly, Beijing people's Radio, Beijing Education News Center, Beijing examination News witnessed the innovation achievements and enjoyed the multi-cultural visual feast.
Ma Shengjie, secretary of the party committee, delivered a speech at the opening ceremony. He said that the "Science·Art·Fashion" Festival was one of the most characteristic academic and cultural activity of BIFT. The theme of the 14th Festival is " Fusion: Art&Craft ", which highlighted the characteristic of our school. It is hoped that through the platform of the “Science·Art·Fashion” Festival, we will improve the academic ability and the internationalization of school-running .
Works from Gold winners
Works from Silver winners
Works from Bronze winners
The dynamic show of the Fifth International Youth Designer Competition (IYDC) began after the speech. The theme of the final of the International Youth Designer Competition is "cross-culture". The works of 31 excellent designers from 16 countries and regions appeared on the stage. Jessica Wade from Britain won the gold award, Rodrigo from Peru won the silver award, Neoronova Alisa from Russia won the bronze prize, and Maria from the Netherlands, Lucrezia from Italy,Cassandra from the United States, Zong Shanshan from BIFT, China, Alicia from the Netherlands won the honorable mentions.
Finally, Secretary of the Party Committee Ma Shengjie unveiled the theme and logo of the 60th Anniversary of BIFT in 2019, Which announced the activities of 60th Anniversary of Beijing Institute of Fashion Technology officially started.