2007 Shanghai International Children's Cultural and Art Festival Opens

July 31, 2007
Editor: sarah

Chinese children perform at the opening ceremony of the 2007 Shanghai International Children's Cultural and Art Festival at the Shanghai Grand Stage, on Sunday, July 29, 2007. [Xinhua]

The 2007 Shanghai International Children's Cultural and Art Festival has been unveiled in China's economic hub of Shanghai on Sunday.

The week-long festival has attracted nearly 2,000 young actors and actresses from 54 art troupes in 23 countries and regions. They will stage excellent performances to delight local Chinese audiences.

The theme of this year's gala feast is "Peace, Friendship and the Future", around 8,000 people are expected to join the big party.

It is the fifth time Shanghai has hosted the grand event. Launched in 1994, the festival is organized every three years, with this year's being the largest.
 
(Source: CRIENGLISH.com July 30)

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