Art exhibition of worldwide Chinese celebrating World Expo to be opened

15:27, May 11, 2010      

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An art exhibition depicting Chinese people from around the world in celebration of the World Expo will be held at the Shanghai Art Museum from May 12 to May 20.

The exhibition is part of a series of activities on theme of "Overseas Chinese returning home to visit the World Expo," conducted by the Overseas Chinese Affairs Office of State Council and the Chinese Artists Association.

It is also sponsored by the Overseas Chinese Affairs Office of Shanghai Municipal People's Government, Coordination Bureau of Shanghai World Expo, Shanghai Federation of Literary and Art Circles and Shanghai Artists Association. A total of 300 works by 300 famous overseas Chinese artists will be displayed at the exhibition.

The exhibition will showcase the great contributions and achievements that Chinese people have made in the development of world arts and culture in the last hundred years, and will also examine the history of Chinese arts.

The exhibition will further strengthen the pride and confidence of Chinese culture, and promote exchanges and cooperation between Chinese people around the world.

By People's Daily Online

(Editor:梁军)

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