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Published: Nov 29, 2022 09:38 PM Updated: Nov 29, 2022 09:36 PM
Liaoning Paleontological Fossils' - exhibition

This new exhibition launched in Shenyang, Liaoning Province, seeks to popularize scientific knowledge about paleontology.

Ever since October, the Liaoning Provincial Museum, the first museum established following the founding of the People's Republic of China in 1949, has been exhibiting rare fossils discovered in China to visitors.

The number of fossils on display is impressive: 87 fossils from among the nearly 4,000 specimens collated bydifferent organizations across the country, are on display at the exhibition.

Additionally, more than 40 fossils from the museum's own collection are also on view.

This marks the first time the institute has displayed such a large-scale exhibition of natural historical relics.

China is one of the world's great powers in fossil discovery and research.

Liaoning Province in particular is rich in fossil resources, making it No.1 in the field in China.

The exhibition is sure to excite adult paleontology fans, while also being a great event for parents to bring their budding young paleontologists as interactive activities such as painting classes are available for children.

For instance, a recent painting activity invited children to create their own picture books containing their own dinosaur paintings.

Where: Liaoning Provincial Museum, Shenyang

When: Until January 8, 2023

Price: Free

Maritime Silk Road of the East and the West - art exhibition

Since ancient times, the Maritime Silk Road has been a bridge bringing people and cultures in the East and the West together.

This exhibition in Xi'an, one of China's most historically renowned cities in Shaanxi Province, introduces the development of the Maritime Silk Road through 163 relics across three sections.

The exhibition reproduces the social life of China and the UK during the 18th and 19th centuries to examine the similarities and differences between Chinese and Western cultures at the time.

Just like today, trade was very frequent between China and Europe. Many early "made-in-China" products are on display at the exhibition to demonstrate how China and the West influenced each other.

The Xi'an Qujiang Art Museum said it will continue to host shows by collaborating with more European countries and international teams.

Where: Xi'an Qujiang Art Museum, Xi'an

When: Until February 15, 2023

Price: 30 Yuan ($4)

'Liu Xiao Violin Recital' - music concert

This Nanjing event in Jiangsu Province is led by young Chinese violinist Liu Xiao.

The youngest violin professor at the Central Conservatory of Music got the job when he was only 24 years old.

At the Nanjing show, Liu is going to perform several musical pieces for violin composed by master musician Camille Saint-Saens.

With his abundant performing as well as the teaching experience in China, Liu has impressed audiences around the world during his world tour including countries such as France, Japan, the US and Switzerland, showing the world China's growing young talents in Western music.

At the same concert, another talented young Chinese musician, pianist Yu Boyang, will perform in front of the audience as well.

Yu started his artistic journey when he was 4 years old.

In addition to being an accomplished pianist, Yu is also a talented painter.

Where: Jiangsu Centre for the Performing Arts, Nanjing

When: December 3, 2022

Price: From 80 Yuan ($11)