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Artists Paint to Keep Three Gorges Beauty


Eight renowned Chinese painters will soon head for the Three Gorges area to retain its beauty on a scroll painting 50-meter long and 2-meter wide.

The eight painters, all living along the Yangtze River, will begin their work on March 3. They'll spend six months to complete the huge painting to present a panorama of the passing scenes.

Construction of the Three Gorges Project on the Yangtze River, the world's largest hydropower project began in 1993 and will be completed in 2009.

(Xinhua News Agency March 2, 2002)

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