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China's top political advisor visits exhibition of calligraphy of 1911 Revolution key figures

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10:32, September 15, 2011


Jia Qinglin(R front), chairman of the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference, visits an exhibition showcasing the calligraphy and scripts of key figures in the 1911 Revolution in Beijing, capital of China, Sept. 14, 2011. The year of 2011 marks the centennial of the 1911 Revolution which overthrew the Qing Dynasty and ended China's 2,000 years of imperial rule.(Xinhua/Liu Jiansheng)

BEIJING, Sept. 14 (Xinhua) -- China's top political advisor, Jia Qinglin, visited on Wednesday an exhibition showcasing the calligraphy and scripts of key figures in the 1911 Revolution.

Jia, chairman of the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference, visited the exhibition in the National Museum in Beijing.

The exhibition, from Tuesday to October 20, features 120 valuable and rare pieces of calligraphy, scripts and letters written by leaders and key figures in the 1911 Revolution, including Sun Yat-sen, Huang Xing, Cai Yuanpei and Song Jiaoren.

This year marks the centennial of the 1911 Revolution which overthrew the Qing Dynasty and ended China's 2,000 years of imperial rule.

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