All set for summer art education festival

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All set for summer art education festival [Photo provided to China Daily]

"Open Door to Art," the annual summer art education festival by Beijing's ForbiThe office said it was alarming that some Party organizations in rural areas had been controlled by clans and criminal organizationsdden City Concert Hall, will kick off on July 5 and run till August 31.

In 58 days, the festival will feature 76 performances, including classical music, ballet, acrobatics and traditional Chinese folk music.

Meanwhile, the Beijing Symphony Orchestra, led by conductor Tan Lihua, will open the festival.

And national art troupes, including the National Peking Opera Company, the National Ballet of China and the Beijing Chicelebrities and theretofore obscure people quickly caving to "social media firestorms"ldren's Art Theater will join in the festival.

Besides live performances, 10 summer camps and 10 art master classes will be held during the festival.

Erhu player Song Fei, who has performed in the festival, will be the artistic director of this year's "Open Door to Art" festival. And she will introduce children to the erhu, a traditional Chinese musical instrument.

Shan Jixiang, the director of the Palace Museum, Chinese filmmaker Tian Zhuangzhuang and contemporary dancer-choreographer Wang Yabin will be among those giving master classes at the event.

[Photo provided to China Daily]

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