Channel SHFI-Russian can now watch and residents of the city of Suifenhe in northern China. New Year's Eve there was a solemn start broadcasting. Thus, to an audience of Russian-language channel of China Central Television joined by 200,000 viewers.
Well-known Chinese artists performed on New Year's Eve concert in Suifenhe. The program — the songs, magic tricks, Russian folk dances. View on incendiary speech came nearly a thousand spectators.
But the biggest surprise for the audience was the ceremony of the broadcast channel SHFI-Russian. On the official start of the broadcast channel announced CEO Ding Yong and representatives of the local administration. Party Secretary Zhao Suifenhe Lyantszyun noted the importance of what is happening, calling Suifenhe "City of speaking in Russian," because more than a quarter of its inhabitants speak Russian.
— The history of trade with Russia Suifenhe has more than 100 years. We closely communicate, collaborate. Many of the local businessmen and students speak in Russian. Almost every family has someone who knows the Russian language. I think that many here would be happy to see SHFI-Russian — said Zhao Lyantszyun, Secretary of the Municipal Committee of Suifenhe
Most of the air time "SHFI-Russian" is broadcasting news. On TV shows 14 different topics Transmission: 5 of them — information, others belong to the category of documentaries, entertainment, educational and informative. Transmission SHFI-Russian can watch not only the residents of Suifenhe, but many tourists.
— In Suifenhe translate some Russian TV channels. But they are paying a lot more attention to what is happening in Russia. A Russian-language channel of China Central Television is basically talks about China. In Russian. Therefore, it will interest not only locals but also tourists from countries where they speak in Russian, — said party secretary Zhao Suifenhe Lyantszyun,:
Now the signal channel SHFI-Russian covers the Asia-Pacific region, the Middle East and Europe. The main part of the audience — about 300 million people — are residents of the Commonwealth of Independent States and the Baltic States.