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The fantastic museum night held in Guangzhou

BY :Yuan

UPDATED :May 22, 2019

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广州博物馆的奇妙夜~The fantastic museum night held in Guangzhou

 

May 18, the International Museum Day, marks a yearly celebration for heritage lovers worldwide.

To celebrate the special day as well as the ninetieth anniversary of the establishment of Guangzhou Museum, a museum night was held in Zhenhai Tower on May 17 on the Yuexiu Mountain, where the Guangzhou Museum is located. Let’s check out some highlights of the wonderful event.

 

广州博物馆的奇妙夜~The fantastic museum night held in Guangzhou

 

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广州博物馆的奇妙夜~The fantastic museum night held in Guangzhou

 

Guangzhou Museum launched a brand activity in the Zhenhai Tower, once the landmark building of the city, inviting guests and citizens to enjoy the fantastic night and the charm of this famous historical and cultural building.

 

广州博物馆的奇妙夜~The fantastic museum night held in Guangzhou

 

广州博物馆的奇妙夜~The fantastic museum night held in Guangzhou

Students and volunteers from primary and secondary schools and communities in Guangzhou were invited to the museum night as well.

 

广州博物馆的奇妙夜~The fantastic museum night held in Guangzhou

They staged brilliant performances featuring Cantonese culture, like lion dancing and folk music, offering audiences a feast of local traditional culture.

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广州博物馆的奇妙夜~The fantastic museum night held in Guangzhou

A book vividly recording precious historical materials and keeping photographs of the Guangzhou Museum during different periods, was also launched at the museum night.

广州博物馆的奇妙夜~The fantastic museum night held in Guangzhou

A video themed on the history of Guangzhou Museum also premiered that night as part of the celebration for the museum's 90th anniversary of establishment.

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广州博物馆的奇妙夜~The fantastic museum night held in Guangzhou

 

广州博物馆的奇妙夜~The fantastic museum night held in Guangzhou

As a highlight of the museum night, an exhibition of Chinese silverware in western styles also kicked off.

Starting on May 17, Guangzhou Museum will be showcasing more than 100 sets of silver items from Guangzhou and other historical and cultural art centers such as the History Museum of Shanghai and China Port Museum in Ningbo.

广州博物馆的奇妙夜~The fantastic museum night held in Guangzhou

广州博物馆的奇妙夜~The fantastic museum night held in Guangzhou

Those exquisite silver items not only showcase the excellent craftsmanship of silver-making in China, but also depict the booming sea trade between China and western countries during 19th and 20th centuries.

广州博物馆的奇妙夜~The fantastic museum night held in Guangzhou

Admission: 10 Yuan

Date: 05.18 - 08.10,2019

Opening hours: 9:00-17:30(Closed on Mondays)

Transport information: Exit A, Yuexiu Park Station, Metro Line 2

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