On February 21, 2003, the festive ceremony in honor of the 70th birthday of a well-known Sinologist, Dr. Jozef Marian Galik, DrSc., was held in Zichy Palais, Bratislava, Slovak Republic. It was a stately act of acknowledgement of the life-long work of this eminent scholar and a prelude to the international Sinological conference 'Fascination and Understanding. The Spirit of the Occident and the Spirit of China in Reciprocity', organized also in honor of Dr. Galik.
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