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.”
Acrobatic play opens arts festival - Shanghai Metro News
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Acrobatic play opens arts festival

The 21st China Shanghai International Arts Festival opened on Friday night with acrobatic play "Dawn in Shanghai" at Shanghai Grand Theater.
Tribute to the Party's 'Top Secret' unsung heroes - Art & Culture in China
Art & Culture

Tribute to the Party's 'Top Secret' unsung heroes

Original Huju Opera "The Top Secret" will make its debut at the Shanghai Grand Theater next Wednesday.
Peking Opera preserving a cultural legacy - Art & Culture in China
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Peking Opera preserving a cultural legacy

Hou Yu from Beijing Peking Opera Troupe will stage two performances today and tomorrow during the 21st China Shanghai International Arts Festival.
'Unforgettable!' Fiddle collection on display - Art & Culture in China
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'Unforgettable!' Fiddle collection on display

The jinghu is a traditional stringed instrument in the huqin family, with a cylindrical soundbox covered in snakeskin. Jinghu is a principal melodic instrument in Peking Opera.

The harmony of Latvian choristers - Art & Culture in China
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The harmony of Latvian choristers

The award-winning Latvian Radio Choir offers audiences a repertory ranging from early music to contemporary compositions.
The dulcet tones of saxophones - Art & Culture in China
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The dulcet tones of saxophones

The Italian Saxophone Quartet was founded in 1982, bringing together four of the most established soloists in their fields.
Lush lawn plaza hosts impressive line-up of outdoor performances - Art & Culture in China
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Lush lawn plaza hosts impressive line-up of outdoor performances

During this year's monthlong arts festival, more than 20 shows that are part of the Art Space series will be staged in the Shanghai City Lawn Music Plaza.
Dazzling diva who dominates the opera stage - Art & Culture in China
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Dazzling diva who dominates the opera stage

One of the highlights of the opening days of the 21st China Shanghai International Arts Festival was a concert by Angela Gheorghiu and the Concerto Budapest Symphony Orchestra.
La Scala to perform two Mozart operas - Art & Culture in China
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La Scala to perform two Mozart operas

The opera company from La Scala in Milan is among the first performing troupes to arrive in Shanghai for the 21st China Shanghai International Arts Festival.
Arts festival encouraging the new - Art & Culture in China
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Arts festival encouraging the new

Emerging artists are given a stage during the city's international arts festival thanks to its Rising Artists' Works program encouraging new and experimental works.
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