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Guests from China and the US cut the ribbon at the opening ceremony of the WeLink film festival at Village East Cinema in New York on Nov 17. The three-day festival was set for the first time, aiming at building a platform to promote communication between youths in the two countries who love film. Chinese performers present a sample of Sichuan opera at the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City. Chinese composer and conductor Tan Dun discusses his creative process as a musician and composer as well as excerpts of a new symphonic commission on Nov 20.
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Xiao Jian, professor at Fordham University, gives a Chinese culture lecture at Microsoft's flagship store in New York on Nov 19, featuring Chinese calligraphy and carving arts.