This photography exhibition and Chinese Film Week was started by the CRI Bengalese station cooperating closely with the Chinese Embassy in Bangladesh, The Federation of Overseas Chinese in Bangladesh, The Bangladesh National Museum and the China Film Archive with Huawei Technologies (Bangladesh) acting as sponsors for the event. The exhibition's 400 works came from 72 photographers from both China and Bangladesh who made it through an online competition. the event ws covered live on the day by Bangladesh Betar, Desh TV, ATN, Shomov TV, Bangla Vision, ETV, bdnews24, Amdershomov, United News of Bangladesh, Xinhua News Agency and other domestic and foreign media channels.
Deputy Secretary of The Federation of Overseas Chinese in Bangladesh spoke at the event and stated that 2017 was a year for communication between China and Bangladesh. Moments In A Lens and Chinese Film Week have brought these two nations closer together. He finished by saying that the Chinese and Bengali photographers who participated in this event and their works is the ultimate embodiment of the profound friendship between these two peoples.