The 2019 Chinese Classic Recitation Conference came to a close on Au
YB亚博老虎机网页版夜网g 23 in Jinan, Shandong province, after attracting more than 40 participating grou
ps staged yinsong performances, a traditional, melodic recitation of Chinese ancient literary works.YB亚博老虎机网页版夜网女神会所
This year, over 3,000 domestic applicants as well as foreigners from the Un
ited Arab Emirates and Bangladesh registered to take part in the preliminary selection
YB亚博老虎机网页版夜网of the event, uploading their yinsong videos to win an opportunity to perform at the two-day event.
These videos have since gained more than 50 million online views. Launched by th
e China Confucius Foundation in 2017, the annual event aims to pass down the time-honored cultural heritage, which hYB亚博老虎机网页版夜网女神会所
as survived for around 3,000 years, and promote the beauty of Chinese language and traditional Chinese culture.
The Foundation will also launch a charity project to bring Chinese classics to the libraries
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An exhibition titled “Leonardo da Vinci and His Circle” will open at the
Art Museum of the Central Academy of Fine Arts on Sept 12 as part of the global com
YB亚博老虎机网页版夜网女神会所memoration of the 500th anniversary of Renaissance master Leonardo da Vinci’s death.
Da Vinci was a genius driven by insatiable curiosity that led him to explore ideas in science, math, arc
hitecture, design, engineering, geology, cartography, sculpting, drawing and, of course, painting.
His surviving bodyYB亚博老虎机网页版夜网 of work as a painter is remarkably slim. Fewer than 20 artworks can be comfortably attributed to him, alt
hough two of them — “Mona Lisa” and “The Last Supper” — are among the most famous in the world.
YB亚博老虎机网页版夜网The exhibition, which runs till Dec 8, will display not only valuable original artworks by Da
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ore thorough and deeper understanding of his art and influence on later generations.