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Published: Nov 03, 2022 11:44 PM
Promotional material for Take Photo Photo: Courtesy of Douban

Promotional material for Take Photo Photo: Courtesy of Douban

'Take Photo' - art expo in Hangzhou

This art expo in Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province aims to gather people who are interested in art, photography and design together. 

The event has eight different sections that display artistic creations that can be defined by keywords such as "sound," "image," "art skills" and "fun."

More than 100 companies and organizations, including publishers, vintage camera sellers and photo printers, will bring their products to the expo. Some of these organizations are from Hangzhou, but international brands from places such as the US and the Netherlands will also attend. 

The expo will also hold more than 20 forums aimed at getting the public to share their ideas on different cultural subjects, including book reviews, round table cultural debates and industry-development talks.  

The event is set to be held at the Liangzhu Village Cultural Art Center. Don't miss out on the architecture at the venue, as the building was designed by Tadao Ando, one of Japan's most acclaimed architects. 

Where: Liangzhu Village Cultural Art Center, Hangzhou 

When: Until November 6, 2022 

Price: From 48 yuan ($6.60)

'The Master' - stage drama  

The stage performance in Wenzhou, Zhejiang Province tells a story revolving around the lead character Li Mohen, an ambitious painter fond of painting tigers who has recently returned to China from overseas studies. 

While he has rich international experience, the painter encounters setbacks in the place where he grew up. He has to deal with disappointing situations such as familiarizing himself with a strange environment and dealing with the fact his art is being criticized and disliked by people, which riles him the most. 

Inspired by Mark Twain's classic works, the stage drama is directed by young artist Kong Yingyue. Song Kaohuang, a former children's animation scriptwriter and poet, is the show's playwright.  

Where: Ping Yang Grand Theater, Wenzhou 

When: November 24, 2022  

Price: From 60 yuan ($8.20)

'Black Sense' - music concert

This music concert in Guangzhou, Guangdong Province is defined by the word "romantic." 

The concert will be held at a local art center. Visitors will enter a room lit by soft yellow candlelight and listen to the music of China's most popular pop love song creator Jay Chou. These tunes will be given a "classical" interpretation that involves instruments such as piano, violin and cello.  

The candlelight concert has also been designed to give off a mysterious atmosphere to echo the Halloween season. 

The venue, the Roof Communication Art Center, is also a cutting-edge cultural space in the local area. 

Sporting sleek-looking designed rooftops, the center has hosted diverse events that show off the city's vibrant cultural ambience. 

Beside music and the nice ambience, the event will also offer champagne, non-alcohol drinks and assorted desserts for visitors.  

Where: Roof Communication Art Center, Guangzhou 

When: November 26, 2022 

Price: From 320 yuan ($43.90)