The 17th China International Cartoon & Animation Festival (CICAF) is scheduled to be held in Hangzhou from September 29 to October 4, 2021, through a combination of online and offline channels. CICAF 2021 is sponsored by the National Radio and Television Administration, China Media Group, and the People's Government of Zhejiang Province, and organized by Hangzhou Municipal People's Government, Zhejiang Provincial Radio and Television Administration, and Zhejiang Radio & TV Group. The main venue is located in Whitehorse Lake International Exhibition Centre, Binjiang District, Hangzhou, while ten sub-venues are set up in relevant districts, counties (county-level cities) and Hangzhou Youth & Children's Center.
(Scene of the 16th CICAF)
CICAF 2021 adopts "becoming an animation party and people's festival" as its principle, "specialization, internationalization, industrialization, branding and market-orientation" as its goal, and " Common Prosperity in New Era · Animation Inspires Future" as its theme. It includes five major sections of exhibitions and displays, competitions, forums, trade fairs and large-scale activities.