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Exhibition to honor Tang Xianzu, Shakespeare opens in the Netherlands

Xinhua | Updated: 2016-11-25 09:32

Exhibition to honor Tang Xianzu, Shakespeare opens in the Netherlands


A thematic exhibition to mark the 400th anniversary of the deaths of Tang Xianzu and William Shakespeare opened during the unveiling ceremony of China Cultural Center in Den Haag (The Hague) on Thursday.

With the title of "Dialogue Across Time and Space -- Homage to Tang Xianzu and William Shakespeare," the exhibition takes the Tang-Shakespeare conversation as an entry point.

It narrates the life story of Tang and his classics through sections of "The Era and the Legend", "Fantasy and Reality" and "Me@Tang", which lead visitors to an integration of oriental and western cultures.

Virtual Reality (VR) technology has also been used to create an immerse sense of ancient Chinese culture.

At the event, visitors fully experienced life in the era of Tang Xianzu at home by putting the cellphone on the VR glass bracket.

China Cultural Center in Den Haag, co-built by China's Ministry of Cultural and Jiangsu provincial government, inaugurated after two years and a half preparation.

As the 29th overseas China Cultural Center, it will continue to hold cultural activities like art exhibition to promote cooperation between the two countries.


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