Art events of the week: Feb. 01-07

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Editor's note: The Lunar New Year is upon us, and with it several fun and interesting art events. Here we offer information on five of the best events you can catch this week. 

1, "Sounds of Spring: China-U.S. Musicians Virtual Concert 2021"


"Sounds of Spring: China-U.S. Musicians Virtual Concert 2021" will be held online to kick off the celebrations for the upcoming Chinese Lunar New Year at 8 p.m. on Feb. 6, 2021 EST. The concert will be broadcast to Chinese and American viewers on CCTV News, China Global Television Network (CGTN), the website of Chinese Embassy and Consulates General in the United States, Facebook and YouTube.

2,"Happy Chinese New Year" online events

To celebrate the upcoming Chinese Lunar New Year, a series of online events entitled "Happy Chinese New Year" will be held from Feb. 4-26, 2021. The activities will be broadcast via the official website of the China Cultural Center in Paris and their WeChat account, various overseas social platforms, as well as the France's Mandarin TV channel.

3, 2021 Spain "Happy Chinese New Year" online activities

Organized by the Chinese Embassy in Spain, a series of activities to commemorate the approaching Chinese Lunar New Year will be held online from Feb. 4, 2021. Audiences can view the livestreams via platforms such as the CCTV app, Mango TV (international version app), Youku and

4,"Swan Lake" - Ballet

Tchaikovsky's "Swan Lake." [Photo/VCG]

Dates: Feb. 04-06, 2021

Venue: The National Centre for the Performing Arts (NCPA), Beijing

"Swan Lake," composed by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky in 1875-76, is a jewel in the crown of ballet art and is considered one of the greatest ballet masterpieces of all time. "Swan Lake" is also of extraordinary significance in the nearly sixty-year history of the National Ballet of China (NBC).

5,"Der Elefantenpups" - Concert

Majestic Theatre [Photo/VCG]

Date: Feb. 06, 2021

Venue: Majestic Theatre, Jing'an District, Shanghai 

"Der Elefantenpups" is a child-friendly audiovisual symphony, blending story and music. The show is based on a German picture book by Heidi Leenen with music by Christian Klaessen. It follows the story of a friendly animal keeper, his elephant and several animals friends. Throughout their journey, children can explore the world of musical instruments and genres, like jazz, blues and more.

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