Updated: 2011-07-15 11:04

(China Daily European Weekly)

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New Style Ballet - European Prince

and Chinese Swan, London

The Guangdong Acrobatic Troupe of China has a new take on the classic ballet story, where a European prince falls in love with a Chinese swan. Their adventure is played out with the help of pole balancing, jumping through fire hoops, rope walking, ball walking and jujitsu.

Date: Aug 9-14

Venue: London Coliseum, St Martin's Lane, London, WC2N 4ES


China New Design exhibition,

Milan and Turin

The show, which is part of the 2011 Year of China in Italy, displays 134 works by 29 of China's most dynamic new generation designers.

Date: Till September 11

Venue: Milan Triennale Design Museum, and the Turin Palace Museum (Palazzo Chiablese)


On Top of Two Empires, Rome

First landscape painting exhibition tour of

Xu Longsen in Europe traveling through Italy,

England and France. His art works are famous because of their huge sizes and fine ink and pen techniques.

Date: Till July 24

Venue: Museum of Roman Civilization


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