Daily guide to shows, concerts, events in China

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BEIJING, Oct. 6 (Xinhua) -- The following is a list of major shows, concerts, exhibitions and events in China for Monday:

-- Play "The Merchant of Venice"

Location: Great Theater of China, Shanghai

Time: 2:30 p.m.

Taking "contract spirit" as its theme, William Shakespeare's comedy "The Merchant of Venice" sings in praise of humanity, love and friendship, and gives a graphic depiction of a bloodthirsty and money-hungry character, Shylock.

The version to be staged stars Chinese performers and is directed by David Thacker from the Royal Shakespeare Company.

-- Concert by Beijing Wind Orchestra

Location: National Center for the Performing Arts, Beijing

Time: 7:30 p.m.

The program of this concert features Chinese folk music and some others inspired by the patriotic sentiments.

Founded in 2009, the Beijing Wind Orchestra is a large professional orchestra composed of 80 musicians. It performs a wide range of repertoire in different styles including classic wind orchestra pieces, light music, chamber music and jazz.

-- Van Gogh Immersive Experience "Fantasy of the Inner World"

Location: National Museum of China, Beijing

Time: 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Enthusiasts of fine art can enjoy an immersive experience featuring some of the best works of legendary Dutch artist Vincent van Gogh at the National Museum of China during the National Day holiday.

Featuring more than 200 licensed holographic video images of the master artist's works, including the renowned "The Starry Night," the exhibition reconstructs Van Gogh's art using cutting-edge audiovisual and virtual reality technology.

A full-size replica of Van Gogh's famous bedroom in Arles, France, is also presented at the exhibition. Enditem

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