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2017 What's On
Annual Art Feast is Coming Soon
The 19th China Shanghai International Arts Festival will be held during October 20th and November 19th, 2017.

Famous troupes and masters gather around the music programs in this year. The Berliner Philharmoniker and the Staatskapelle Dresden, which are both listed in the "World Top 10 Symphony Orchestras", respectively cooperate with Chinese pianists Lang Lang and Li Yundi in symphonic concerts, and the Vienna Philharmonic, with a long history, will also bring their wonderful performances to China again.

Dance shows are also of highlights. The world`s leading ballet company NDT1 will bring Shoot the Moon to China for the very first time, Bejart Ballet Lausanne will show a new interpretation of The Magic Flute and Avant Garde Dance will display the classical literary works Fagin`s Twist in hip-hop - a contemporary art form.

For dramas, two masters in the international theater sector will make their appearance in the festival. The legendary American dramatist Robert Wilson self directs and acts Lecture on Nothing in a unique visual language. The renowned British dramatist Peter Brook will present a new Battlefield adapted from the Indian epic The Mahabharata.

About the Art Festival
China Shanghai International Arts Festival (CSIAF), hosted by the Ministry of Culture of the People`s Republic of China and organized by Shanghai Municipal People`s Government, is the only state-level arts festival in China. Established in 1999, the annual CSIAF has grown into a significant platform for cultural exchange and one of the leading arts festivals in the world.

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