The 12th China Art Festival

China's top arts festival, held every three years, is coming to Shanghai for the first time. It will bring 51 shows from art troupes across the nation to 19 city venues that include the Shanghai Museum of Art and the Shanghai Exhibition Center. The festival will run from May 20 to June 2.
China's top arts festival, held every three years, is coming to Shanghai for the first time. It will bring 51 shows from art troupes across the nation to 19 city venues that include the Shanghai Museum of Art and the Shanghai Exhibition Center. The festival will run from May 20 to June 2.
Huju Opera honors 'Daughter of Dunhuang' - Art & Culture in China
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Huju Opera honors 'Daughter of Dunhuang'

Huju Opera "Daughter of Dunhuang" features stories of Shanghai native Fan Jinshi, the third director of the Dunhuang Research Institute.
Long March tales at China Art Festival - Shanghai Metro News
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Long March tales at China Art Festival

Peking Opera company brings "Stories of the Red Army" to the Shanghai stage after more than 40 performances nationwide.
A mother's sacrifice in the Gobi - Shanghai Metro News
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A mother's sacrifice in the Gobi

A Yuju opera themed on a mother's love will be staged at Shanghai Daning Theater on Saturday and Sunday.
'Dance in the Sun' explores Xinjiang culture - Shanghai Metro News
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'Dance in the Sun' explores Xinjiang culture

Produced by Xinjiang Art Theater, "Dance in the Sun" will be staged at Shanghai Culture Square on Friday and Saturday.
A dance to heaven on the railway to Tibet - Art & Culture in China
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A dance to heaven on the railway to Tibet

Dance drama "The Railway to Tibet" is a Beijing entry for the Wenhua Award at the ongoing 12th China Art Festival.
Poet-sage dances to the music of time - Art & Culture in China
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Poet-sage dances to the music of time

A dance drama named after Du Fu, a poet of the Tang Dynasty (AD 618-907), was staged at Shanghai Oriental Art Center. 
Kunqu Opera explores a great painful soul - Art & Culture in China
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Kunqu Opera explores a great painful soul

Kunshan Modern Kunqu Opera Theater will present a biopic play "Gu Yanwu" at Fudan University, as part of the 12th China Art Festival.
Romantic dance drama brush strokes Thangka art - Art & Culture in China
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Romantic dance drama brush strokes Thangka art

The original dance drama "Thangka" follows a romance between a woman and a Thangka painter across three lifetimes through reincarnation.
Traditional theater enlightens art festival - Shanghai Metro News
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Traditional theater enlightens art festival

The 12th China Art Festival features traditional theater from all over the country.
Dance drama celebrates controversial artist - Art & Culture in China
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Dance drama celebrates controversial artist

A dance drama inspired by controversial Song Dynasty (960-1279) artist Su Dongpo visits Shanghai Grand Theater on Thursday and Friday as part of the 12th China Art Festival.
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