Olympic piano auctioned at 22m yuan

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The "Crystal Piano" used for the Beijing Olympic Games has been auctioned and bought by a private bidder at 22 million yuan (US$3.22 million) in Beijing, chinanews.com.cn reports.


The photo taken on Sunday November 22, 2009 shows Beijing Olympic Games' "Crystal Piano" in Beijing. [bjnews.com.cn]

The auction company - North Latitude, told the media that the piano was designed to meet the demand of a large-scale concert and is unique in the world.

The piano was played at the opening ceremony of Beijing Olympic Games in 2008 by renowned Chinese pianist Lang Lang, who brought the audience an unforgettable night by playing "Starlight". 

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