An exchange project has given young people a chance to get a better understanding of different Chinese cultures, as students from Hong Kong, the mainland, Taiwan and Macau joined in. Organised by the Hok Yau Club, the 'Arts Exchange Programme in Mid-Summer' was held at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. The exchange drew 28 participants: seven from Hong Kong, nine from Macau and four each from Guangzhou, Beijing and Taiwan. The programme included seminars, workshops and discussions on differences in education systems and culture in the four regions. Tang Wing-chun, external vice-president of Hok Yau Club's tertiary student department, said: 'This is a good chance for Chinese from different places to see the practice of 'one country, two systems' since Hong Kong's integration. 'We believe the dream of collaboration among the four places will come to reality very soon. 'The stronger ties are among Chinese, the stronger China will be.' Ken Wong Ka-yin, 23, a third year student studying international business studies at City University of Hong Kong, said he hoped opinions would be shared openly. 'Although we are Chinese and speak the same language, there is a big cultural gap among us. 'For me, the move to one China is inevitable. Therefore I am looking forward to listening to various voices on this issue.' Huang Cheng-feng, 22, a third year engineering student from Taiwan's Tsing Hua University, wanted to understand the youth in different places. 'I expect that people from mainland China and Hong Kong will have different views with us on the issue of 'one China', but I think it will be a good chance to listen to various opinions. 'To respect others' culture is the only way to build a more tolerant world,' he said.