The series of events titled “Experience China-Cultural Exploration of West China” is being held around the United Kingdom and Ireland.
Organised jointly by the State Council Information Office of China, the Chinese Embassy in the UK, the Chinese Embassy in Ireland and the Chinese Consulate General in Edinburgh.
The main events include Western Chinese song and dance performances, West China cultural heritage display and photo exhibition and West China documentary film screenings.
It’s the first time such an event has been held around the UK and the festivities including two films with ‘Roof of the World’ focusing on southwest China’s Tibet Autonomous Region. The festivities are being held at The Mermaid Theatre in London before embarking on tour around the UK. The opening night has already seen over 600 guests so far.
Dancing in the Clouds Folk Singing and Dancing of West China – Ethnic music and dance performances in Western China – ” Dreaming clouds ” Young artists from Yunnan province song and dance troupe, with excellent acting, a vivid demonstration in Western China, including Tibetan, Miao, Yi, national life and scene.
It has been served as a land bridge connecting the East and the West since ancient times, where the world-renowned ancient Silk Road was first formed. The films “Roof of the World sets out to explore this through its documentary film.