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Dunhuang arts exhibition to be held in Taiwan
China View, March 21, 2005
BEIJING, China -- An exhibition of Dunhuang arts is to be held in Taiwan at the end of March, featuring 67 pieces of cultural relics, among which 26 are listed as top class.
An exhibition of Dunhuang arts is to be held in Taiwan at the end of March.
Dunhuang is a town on China's ancient Silk Road. In 1900 a Buddhist site there was discovered to contain thousands of manuscripts, paintings and other printed documents dating from 400-1000 AD.
Co-sponsored by the Dunhuang Academy and Taiwan's Arts University, the exhibition features 67 of these cultural relics, among which 26 are listed as top class.
The exhibition is scheduled to open on March 25 in Taipei and last for four months. The first two months it will be displayed in the Taipei History Museum and it will then move southward to Kaohsiung for another two months.