Weekly snapshot of Chinese cultural news

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BEIJING, Oct. 17 (Xinhua) -- The following are highlights of China's major cultural news from the past week:

-- Exhibition on contributions of overseas Chinese to COVID-19 fight opens

An exhibition showcasing the contributions of overseas Chinese to China's fight against COVID-19 opened at the Overseas Chinese History Museum of China Friday.

Organized by the All-China Federation of Returned Overseas Chinese, the exhibition features over 200 exhibits that tell the stories of overseas Chinese, returned overseas Chinese and their families, and staff of overseas Chinese federations in the war against the epidemic.

-- Cao Yu's classic "Family" restaged in Beijing

To commemorate the 110th anniversary of the birth of renowned playwright Cao Yu (1910-1996), the Beijing People's Art Theatre is restaging one of his classic works "Family" from Oct. 15 to 25.

Adapted from renowned Chinese writer Ba Jin's novel of the same name, the play, which tells the story of a feudal family in China around the May 4th Movement, when the society was amid unprecedented turbulence, was first staged by the theater in 1984.

-- China to deepen reforms of state-owned theaters, art troupes

China's cultural authorities pledged to deepen reforms of state-owned theaters and art troupes at a symposium held on Friday.

A document on deepening reforms of state-owned theaters and art troupes, passed in late June by the country's central authorities, outlined the objectives and major tasks of reforms in the next stage.

Hu Heping, minister of culture and tourism, said a people-centered approach to artistic creation should be upheld, with top priority given to the quality of literary and artistic works. Enditem

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