Weekly snapshot of Chinese culture news

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BEIJING, Oct. 5 (Xinhua) -- The following are the highlights of China's key culture news from the past week:

-- Beijing Music Festival opens with overnight concert at Great Wall

An eight-hour concert was staged at the foot of the Great Wall from Friday night to Saturday morning, marking the opening of the 22nd Beijing Music Festival.

A total of 350 audience members at the concert were treated to the special experience of falling asleep to music that resembled the sound waves fetuses can hear in the womb.

The concert is one of 22 shows already set for the festival, which is scheduled to run until Oct. 28. The festival also includes operas, symphony concerts, recitals, chamber concerts and more.

-- China kicks off traditional opera culture week

China has kicked off a traditional opera culture week at the Beijing Garden Expo Park, with over 370 performances to be staged.

A total of 65 troupes across the country will present classic episodes of 23 forms of traditional opera, including Peking opera, Kunqu opera, Ping opera and Cantonese opera.

The culture week, jointly hosted by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism and the Beijing municipal government, will also feature Chinese folk art forms, music and dancing.

-- China's Palace Museum to release drama production with innovative technologies

The Palace Museum, also known as the Forbidden City, has announced the launch of a drama production featuring various innovative storytelling technologies.

By means of advanced technologies including 5G plus 4K ultra-high definition videos, interactive multiple story endings and an immersive experience, the "Glory of the Forbidden City" tells a story of a talented craftsman Kuai Xiang from the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644), who took part in the designing and building the imperial palace. Enditem

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