Cuba to host Chinese Culture Festival

13:28, July 14, 2010      

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The 10th Chinese Culture Festival will be opened here on Saturday with the performance of the Lion Dance by the Cuban School of Wushu, said local media on Tuesday.

The two-day celebrations, sponsored by the Cuban Ministry for Culture and the Chinese embassy in Havana, will be held at the Havana ExpoCuba Fairground.

The festival will feature the photo exhibition "Kaleidoscope of China," organized by the Chinese embassy, and martial arts performances.

Also during the festival, new books "The Horse of Shuan Zu" and "Old Stories Retold" will go public, while winners of the art and literature contest "Admiring China" will be awarded.

The event will also include sales of handicrafts produced at the House of Chinese Arts and Traditions, mah-jong skills contests, a workshop and the projection of documentaries and films produced in China.

The festival is part of the celebrations marking the 50th anniversary of the establishment of the diplomatic relations between Cuba and China on Sept. 28, 1960.

Source: Xinhua


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