A Festival of Arts

Shanghai International Arts Festival, hosted by the Ministry of Culture and organized by Shanghai government, is the only state-level arts festival in China. Established in 1999, the annual event has grown into a significant platform for cultural exchange. The arts festival follows the tenet of “A Festival of Arts, a Gala for All” and consists of stage performances, exhibitions, the “Art Space” series, arts education program, performing arts fair, forums, themed festivals, and the young talents program called “Rising Artists’ Works.”
Shanghai International Arts Festival, hosted by the Ministry of Culture and organized by Shanghai government, is the only state-level arts festival in China. Established in 1999, the annual event has grown into a significant platform for cultural exchange. The arts festival follows the tenet of “A Festival of Arts, a Gala for All” and consists of stage performances, exhibitions, the “Art Space” series, arts education program, performing arts fair, forums, themed festivals, and the young talents program called “Rising Artists’ Works.”
Children add color to arts festival - Art & Culture in China
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Children add color to arts festival

Four groups of artists and young painters did their bit to brighten up several corners of Shanghai during the 21st Shanghai International Arts Festival.
Curtain drops on international arts festival - Art & Culture in China
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Curtain drops on international arts festival

A concert featuring NDR Radiophilharmonie and local violinist Huang Mengla closed the monthlong celebration of world-class music and performances.
State Ballet of Georgia to perform 'Swan Lake' - Art & Culture in China
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State Ballet of Georgia to perform 'Swan Lake'

The dance troupe is under the artistic leadership of Nina Ananiashvili, known as one of the greatest ballerinas of all time.
Art fair provides ideal  platform to nurture  nation's young talent - Art & Culture in China
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Art fair provides ideal platform to nurture nation's young talent

Dedicated to finding, nurturing and promoting the nation's young, emerging talented artists, the Shanghai Young Art Fair draws to a close tomorrow.
The scene is set: painting in Old Shanghai - Art & Culture in China
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The scene is set: painting in Old Shanghai

An immersive painting exhibition in Zhangyuan of Jing'an District invited a group of famous painters to join young artists and students in depictions of historical neighborhoods.
Warrior monks dancing? Whoever imagined that! - Art & Culture in China
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Warrior monks dancing? Whoever imagined that!

Chinese Shaolin warrior monks doing kung fu on a modern theater stage with violin, cello and piano accompaniment? What's going on?
A curious new play inspired by 'black tulip' - Art & Culture in China
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A curious new play inspired by 'black tulip'

With the 21st China Shanghai International Arts Festival concluding this weekend, Shanghai art lovers are turning their attention to hints about next year's program of events.
Fair gives platform to emerging artists - Art & Culture in China
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Fair gives platform to emerging artists

Launched in 2015, this year is the fifth edition of the Shanghai Young Art Fair, featuring more than 1,500 artworks created by nearly 400 young artists.
Faust without words - Art & Culture in China
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Faust without words

The mime "Faust Without Words" will be staged at the Majestic Theater as part of the China Shanghai International Arts Festival.
'Semele' metamorphoses into Ming Dynasty spectacular - Art & Culture in China
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'Semele' metamorphoses into Ming Dynasty spectacular

The modern reinterpretation of George Friedrich Handel's 1743 opera "Semele" wowed local audience.
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