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Silk Road Arts Exhibition Kicks off in Xi’an
A total of 120 intangible cultural heritage works and contemporary paintings and sculptures from 14 countries went on display as the
Silk Road International Arts Exhibition kicked off in Xi’an, northwest China’s Shaanxi Province, on December 1.
As a significant part of the Seventh Silk Road International Arts Festival, the exhibition showcased shadow puppets and dough figurines from China, hand-painted ceramics from Turkey, Mosaic art from Jordan, egg carvings from Kuwait, and traditional Khon masks from Thailand.
The Seventh Silk Road International Arts Festival was held from December 1 to 6, 2021. The festival consisted of over 40 events, including opening and closing ceremonies, shows, exhibitions, and forums.
The Silk Road International Arts Festival, launched in 2014, is the first international arts festival on the theme of the Silk Road in China.