Week of Chinese Intangible Cultural Heritage

Drawing on the fruitful results of China’s efforts on protecting its heritage, the China Cultural Center in Brussels is proud to introduce the “Week of Cultural Intangible Heritage”. On this occasion, a series of events focused on the theme “Inheritance and Innovation” will be presented to the public. On the menu of this week of discovery on Chinese culture: an exhibition, documentary screenings, and two Kunqu opera performances.

Programme of the week:

June 9th-20th from 9.30 to 6pm:
“Feast along the Silk Road: An Exhibition of Chinese Tableware Design and Culture”

June 12th at 6.30pm
Special Chinese Movie Nights on Chinese gastronomy: “A Bite of China: Secrets of the Kitchen”

June 13th at 6.30pm:
Special Chinese Movie Nights on Chinese gastronomy: “A Bite of China: Daily Life”

June 14th at 7pm:
KKunqu Opera show performed by the Zhejiang Kunju Troupe:
The Peony Pavilion

June 15th at 7pm:
Kunqu Opera show performed by the Zhejiang Kunju Troupe:

  • The Peony Pavilion, “Garden Dream” Excerpt: Zao Luo Pao and Shan Tao Hong;
  • The Story of Washing Gauze, “Adopted Son” Excerpt: Sheng Ru Hua;
  • The Tale of the Sword, “Night Escape” Excerpt: Zhe Gui Lin;
  • Lanke Mountain, “Forced Divorce” Excerpt

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