The Permanent of Mission of China, in collaboration with Sichuan Provincial Government and with patronage of the Cultural Activities Committee of the United Nations Office at Geneva, is presenting a series of cultural events themed Culture of China, Splendid Sichuan, at the Palais des Nations from 5 to 22 July.
I. Spectacle Evening
Tuesday 5 July 2011, 19:30-21:00
Assembly Hall, Palais des Nations
The spectacle will present Sichuan's traditional folk arts, its cultural richness nourished by various ethnic groups. You will be able to enjoy incredible skills such as dancing sleeves and face changing performed by some of the most talented artists from China.
II. Photograph Exhibition
5 - 22 July 2011, Salle des pas perdus, Palais des Nations
The exhibition will be composed by two parts. The first part, themed Splendid Sichuan, showcases the beautiful landscape, customs, culture and heritage of Sichuan. The second part, themed Through the Disaster, pays tribute to the people of Sichuan for their strength and courage in the aftermath of the devastating 2008 Wenchuan Earthquake, and expresses the deep gratitude to the international community for its generous support.