Weekly snapshot of Chinese culture news

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BEIJING, May 25 (Xinhua) -- The following are highlights of China's key cultural news from the past week:

-- Nationwide patriotic artwork solicitation receives over 34,000 submissions

Over 34,000 pieces of artwork have been submitted to a nationwide patriotic solicitation event that started this January.

The artwork on the theme of "My Motherland and Me," includes essays, photographs and short videos, which depict the scenery of China, great changes in life over the past decades, or poverty alleviation in ethnic minority regions, according to the organizer.

-- 12th edition of China Art Festival opens in Shanghai

The 12th edition of the China Art Festival, the country's top-level, comprehensive cultural and artistic event, has opened in Shanghai and will last two weeks.

The event sees 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, also features exhibitions of works of fine arts, calligraphy, seal carving, photography and expositions of performing arts and creative products.

-- China international cultural fair concludes with higher level of internationalization

The 15th China (Shenzhen) International Cultural Industries Fair concluded Monday in the southern Chinese city of Shenzhen, showing a higher level of internationalization, organizers say.

The fair attracted 22,167 overseas business people from 103 countries and regions, including exhibitors and buyers, according to the organizing committee.

-- China funds young artists for overseas music study

Five young artists from pastoral areas in north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region performed folk music works Wednesday after finishing four-year overseas study.

The young artists, funded by the China Literature and Art Foundation (CLAF), graduated from the University of Kentucky in the United States and they can perform traditional and modern Mongolian chorus as well as Chinese and western instruments. Enditem

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