30-day feast of the arts to be showcased in Shanghai

China Plus/China Daily Published: 2017-10-10 08:59:02
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The forthcoming 19th China Shanghai International Arts Festival is set to showcase a month-long feast of the arts.

45 repertoires, including 25 foreign productions, as well as 2 cultural events, Guizhou Cultural Week and Israel Cultural Week, will be presented.

The festival will also see various performances by pianists Li Yundi and Folke Grasbeck, as well as dance groups including L.A. Dance Project and the National Theater Brno.

Shows, forums and workshops will also be staged in public places in Shanghai to bring people closer to the arts.

The Art Space project will witness over 90 shows including operas, symphonies, dances and dramas, all free to the public.

9 commissioned productions will be staged as part of the festival's Young Talents Program, which offers a platform for youth.

This year's event will officially begin on October 20.

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