• Fei Xie Lishui University. H.S.Skovoroda Kharkiv National Pedagogical University (CN)
  • Nataliia Kalashnyk Donetsk Regional Institute of Postgraduate Pedagogical Education (UA)
  • Zhenxuan Fan H.S.Skovoroda Kharkiv National Pedagogical University (CN)
  • Oksana Mkrtichan H.S.Skovoroda Kharkiv National Pedagogical University (UA)
  • Valeriia Hryhorenko H.S.Skovoroda Kharkiv National Pedagogical University (UA)



“Belt and Road Initiative”(BRI) Project, China, citizenship values, culture, economics, so-cial values, traditions


The Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) is a global development strategy adopted by the Chinese government in 2013. Some experts believe that this project is an attempt to spread Chinese dominance in the region and adjacent territories through the economical initiative. But together with the economic purposes, the BRI aims spreading the Chinese cultural and citizenship values over the local cultures of the countries involved by forming a common cultural space. This article aims to show how the Chinese government uses the BRI Project to demonstrate the achievements of Chinese society in social and cultural life, introduce the modern China to the world, level stereotypes about the Chinese worldview and lifestyle, which were formed in the world due to a certain isolation of China, lack of reliable information about China in the world and some other reasons. At the article the following methods, typical for theoretical research, were used: observation, analysis, synthesis, analogy, comparing, narration, conclusion making etc. The result of the research is the summation of implicit information and the confirmation of the hypothesis that this project is of great cultural importance (to familiarize the world with modern China and its socio-cultural achievements more than in the opposite direction) and uses a wide range of tools to achieve goals.




Download data is not yet available.


A message from Confucius: New ways of projecting soft power. (2009). The Economist. 22.10.

Eberle, P., Bradley, Th., & Tafero, A. (2018). A Cultural Perspective of China's Belt and Road Initiative: Impacts, Insights, and Implications. Journal of International Business and Cultural Studies, Vol.12.

HanBan-Confucius Institute (2019). ClassRoom.

Kuo, L.. & Kommenda, N. (2018). What is China’s Belt and Road Initiative? The Guardian. 5.09.

Ma, L. (2017). University alliance seeks enhanced education co-op along Silk Road. China Daily.18.09.

Ma, L. (2016). Chinese and foreign law schools launch New Silk Road alliance. China Daily.18.09.

Martin, J. (2018). Washington University first North American member of the University Alliance of the Silk Road. Global. 18.09. Retrieved from

Official site of Global Silk Road University Consortium. (2020). Retrieved from

Official site of OBOR CTA. (2020). Retrieved from

Official site of SRCIC. (2020). Retrieved from

Official site of SRI. (2020). Retrieved from

Park, J. (2013). Cultural artifact, ideology export or soft power? Confucius Institute in Peru. International Studies in Sociology of Education, 23(1).

Pierrebourg, F., & Juneau-Katsuya, M. (2009). Nest of Spies: The Startling Truth AboutForeign Agents at Work within Canada's Borders. HarperCollins Canada. 317.

Pourtajrishi, V., & Shirvani, El. (2018). Cultural considering New Silk Road: One Belt One Road One Culture. Tehran Times. 21.02. Retrieved from

Winter, T. (2016). One Belt, One Road, One Heritage: Cultural Diplomacy and the Silk Road. The Diplomat.29.03 Retrieved from

Yojana, Sh. (2015).University collaboration takes the Silk Road route. University World News. 07.02. Retrieved from




How to Cite

Xie, F., Kalashnyk, N., Fan, Z., Mkrtichan, O., & Hryhorenko, V. (2020). CHINESE CULTURAL VALUES AS A PART OF "BELT AND ROAD INITIATIVE" PROJECT. SOCIETY. INTEGRATION. EDUCATION. Proceedings of the International Scientific Conference, 4, 376-387.