The third Sino-Russian Cultural Communication Festival was going to hold during August 18th to 24th. The theme of the festival was exchange of cultural trade, communication of culture, friendly cooperation and prosperous development. From year 2010, the Sino-Russian Cultural Communication Festival was held in Heihe City in Heilongjiang Province from then.
The legend said the astronomical observatories were already in the ancient China in the Xia Dynasty. The astronomical observatories at that time were called Qingtai. And they were called Shentai in Shang Dynasty and Lingtai in Zhou Dynasty. From thousands years ago, the emperors considered themselves as the son of the Heaven and were bestowed to rule the world since the emperors thought only they could know the will of the Heaven
During September 24th to 28th in 2012, the National Ballet of China would present the classic ballet Little Mermaid at Beijing Tianqiao Theater. The play was written and directed by John Neumeier and was the first play in recent years which was from the masters in the ballet circle.
The folk art performing groups in Lhasa city in Tibet had been playing for eight days continually in Norbulingka. Overall, the groups had performed eight dramas for the eight days. The folk art performing groups had successfully played the right traditional major dramas of Tibet.
The National Youth Orchestra of Germany was in China for the first time. They gave a wonderful show to the Chinese audience in the National Center for the Performing Arts and presented the sound of Germany traditional music. The National Youth Orchestra of Germany was founded in 1969 and was regarded as the cradle to foster the top Germany symphony orchestra performers.
The Office of Chinese language Council International was also called Hanban for short. Xu Lin, the director of the Office of Chinese language Council International and secretary-general of Confucius College expressed in the interview of the reported that Hanban would put more efforts and support the Latin American countries to spread the Chinese teaching in these countries.
Born in 1947 in Shanghai, Chen Zuohuang is a famous music commander in China. He was graduated from the Piano School of the Central Conservatory of Music in the year of 1965. When it came to 1981, he went to the United States Tanglewood Music Center and the music school of University of Michigan for further study.
In the last years of Qing Dynasty, Xinhai Revolution broke out in 1911. On the first day of January in year 1912, Sun Yat-sen founded the provisional government of National Republic of China in Nanjing. The period from January 1st, 1912 to year 1949 was the governing period of the National Republic of China.
The custom of burning incense has a very long history in China. Usually speaking, Chinese people originally made the clothes fragrant to show the politeness to others. Later, it gradually became a kind of elegant aspiration and interest of the men of letters in ancient China. As a result, as early as in Han Dynasty, which lasts from 206BC to 220AD, the censers made of wide materials such as pottery, porcelain, copper, iron and tiles were made.
Dali Bai Autonomous Prefecture of Yunnan announced that the fourth Dali International Photography Exhibition would be held in Dali during August 10th to 15th. The photography exhibition would draw many people from more than 10 countries like China mainland, Taiwan, Hong Kong, America and Europe. The photographers were from all over the world to take part in the event.