“Treasures of Ancient China” exhibition opens in Delhi tomorrow

February 18th, 2011 - 9:47 pm ICT by ANI  

New Delhi, Feb 18 (ANI): Union Culture Minister Kumari Selja will inaugurate an exhibition on “Treasures of Ancient China” here on Saturday.

The Archaeological Survey of India has organized the exhibition in collaboration with the State Administration of Cultural Heritage of China and Art Exhibitions China as its executing agency.

Ninety-five Chinese artefacts will be showcased representing Chinese culture from the Neolithic period to the Qing dynastic period and made in different art media like stone, metal, jade, porcelain and ceramics.

A catalogue on the exhibits with their photograph and short description in three languages (English, Hindi and Chinese) has been published.

The present exhibition is aimed at refreshing the cultural dialogues and thereby strengthening the friendship between the two countries by establishing people to people contact. (ANI)

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