What's on in Shenzhen

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SHENZHEN, Aug. 25 (Xinhua) -- The following are shows and exhibitions available in Shenzhen in the coming week:

Yue Opera: Liang Shanbo and Zhu Yingtai

Date: Sept. 1

Time: 8 p.m.

Venue: Shenzhen Poly Theatre


"Liang Shanbo and Zhu Yingtai," also named the Butterfly Lovers, is one of the four great folk love stories in ancient China. It tells the story of Zhu Yingtai who disguised herself as a man to enter an academy and fell in love with her classmate Liang Shanbo. But her father betrothed Yingtai to another man, while Liang Shanbo died of melancholy. When Yingtai died for love in front of Liang's grave, the two turned into butterflies and never separated. This time, performers Wang Rousang and Sheng Shuyang from Shanghai Yue Theatre will play Liang and Zhu.

Resonance Between Civilizations: Contemporary Italian Prints Exhibition in China

Date: until Aug. 30

Time: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. (closed on Tuesday)

Venue: China Printmaking Museum (in Shenzhen's Longhua District)


As a major medium for the dissemination of European art and knowledge centuries ago, printmaking quickly dominated all other forms of art. But with ups and downs over time, it was often regarded as a secondary art. The National Association of Contemporary Printmakers in Italy was founded in 2013 to promote contemporary Italian printmaking. Prints from the artists of the association are on display.

Photo Exhibition on Shenzhen

Date: until Aug. 31

Time: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. (closed on Monday)

Venue: Shenzhen Art Museum


In celebration of the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China and the 40th anniversary of the founding of Shenzhen City, more than 200 photos of Shenzhen taken in the past seven decades are on display. The collection features several photos comparing the changes of the city, which were taken from the same position and angle years apart. Enditem

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