The 2019 Chinese Classic Recitation Conference came to a close on Au
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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
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ang Baosen couldn’t perform the full-length piece again. Today, audiences rarely have the chance to enjoy it in all its glory.
亚博体育下载开户软件夜网”One of Yang Baosen’s greatest achievements as a Peking Opera master was that he promote
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ar-old Peking Opera master Yang Naipeng, who studied with Yang Baozhong in Tianjin in 1958. “There are ove
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ch as the National Peking Opera Company, which was founded in 1955, also invited Yang Baosen to join. H
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tionship of Maleficent and her goddaughter Aurora as they face new threats to the magical land of the Moors.
亚博体育下载开户软件夜网”Maleficent: Mistress of Evil” will hit theaters in the United States
on Oct 18, 2019, according to Walt Disney Pictures, the film’s production company.
Its releasing date for the Chinese mainland has yet to be announced.
“He was worried about the members of his troupe, so he brought them to Tianjin Jingju Theater Compa亚博体育下载开户软件夜网女神会所
ny, making sure that they could still make a living,” says Wang.eking Opera artist Zhang Huoding (left) per
forms with 77-year-old artist Gao Mukun in a new remake of the classic opera Farewell My Concubine at Chan
g’an Grand Theater in Beijing, May 25, 2019, marking an end to the month-long Meet in Beijing Arts Festival. A repr
esentative Peking Opera piece, Farewell My Concubine tells a love story based on the legend of Xiang Yu, the warlord
of the ancient Chu Kingdom, and his beloved consort Yu Ji. In the new show, Zhang plays Yu Ji while Gao stars as Xian
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of the Hainan Free Trade Zone by providing greater convenience for people in high-tech, tourism and services sectors.
Three pilot policies will be launched in August to make driving in Hainan more convenient for foreign visitors.
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ourists from 59 countries for stays of up to 30 days, on condition that they register with travel agencies.
“As the construction of the Hainan Free Trade Zone and free trade port
are accelerating and Hainan is becoming more internationalized, there will be an inc
reasing number of international tourists, entrepreneurs and scholars coming to Hainan for travel and in
vestment in the future,” Jia said, adding that Hainan received 447,000 foreign visitors from the 59 countries fr
om May 1, 2018, to June 30 this year, an increase of 18.8 percent compared to the year-earlier period.
ies of all levels to crack down on ophthalmic medical institutions without a legal lice
nse and strengthen inspection of ophthalmic products and medical instruments in the notice.
Legal experts called for China to protect juveniles through cybersecurity legislation a
nd redoubled efforts against school bullying after several cases aroused public outrage and concern.
Fang Yan, a lawyer from Shaanxi province, said that it’s good to see the nation adding to the protectio
n of juveniles in the past few years, “but in some new aspects, such as cyberspace, the protection is far from enough”.
At the end of 2018, China had 829 million netizens, of whom almost 20 percent w
ere under the age of 18, according to the China Internet Network Information Center.
Another report released by the center in March said that 15.6 percent of juven
iles had experienced disturbances, insults or privacy leaks online, while 30.3 percent said
they had been exposed to pornography, gambling or drugs in cyberspace.