12th edition of China Art Festival opens in Shanghai

Source: Xinhua| 2019-05-21 14:44:58|Editor: Liangyu
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SHANGHAI, May 21 (Xinhua) -- The 12th edition of the China Art Festival, the country's top-level, comprehensive cultural and artistic event, has opened in Shanghai ans will last two weeks.

The event will see the showing of a total of 51 outstanding stage plays from across the country in 19 theaters in Shanghai as well as the awarding of the Wenhua Awards (for professional theatrical artworks) and the Qunxing Awards (for amateur artists and community culture).

The festival, co-sponsored by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism and the Shanghai municipal government, will also feature exhibitions of works of fine arts, calligraphy, seal carving, photography and expositions of performing arts and creative products.

This will be the first time for creative products to be part of the China Art Festival.

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