What's on in Beijing

Source: Xinhua| 2019-05-05 17:51:10|Editor: Yamei
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BEIJING, May 5 (Xinhua) -- The following shows and events are on in Beijing the coming week:

International Horticultural Exhibition 2019 Beijing China

Date: April 29-Oct. 7

Time: 8 a.m.-9 p.m.

Place: Beijing Expo, Yanqing District


Beijing Expo 2019, hosted by the Chinese government and Beijing Municipality, is a worldwide horticultural exposition. Themed "Live Green, Live Better," the expo covers 503 hectares. About 2,500 cultural activities, such as parades and performances of world ethnic cultures will be held throughout the expo, an average of 15 each day.


Date: May 4-19

Time: 7:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m.

Place: National Theatre of China


In Copenhagen, a fictional account of an actual event during World War II, two physicists exchange heated words and profound ideas. During the brief meeting, Danish physicist Niels Bohr and German atomic physicist Werner Heisenberg completely broke up. Their conversation caused a storm and many of the overarching themes remain relevant today.

A Doll's House

Date: May 7-12

Time: 7:30 p.m.-9:00 p.m.

Place: Beijing Capital Theatre


Leading a perfect life and marriage, Nara seems to possess everything envied by other people. But she finally discovers that she is not an independent individual but an ignorant doll manipulated by her father and husband.

Sinfonia Rotterdam

Date: May 9

Time: 7:30 p.m.

Place: Concert Hall, the National Centre for the Performing Arts


Synchronous to the energy and intensity to the large port city, Sinfonia Rotterdam brings the music of classical masters in dynamic, penetrating fashion. During performances in concert series in Rotterdam, the Hague, Amsterdam, and many national and international stages, Sinfonia Rotterdam, led by the conductor Conrad van Alphen, involves the audience in the musical experience.