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Almost a whole month of events cancelled after Covid-19 shuts down Anhui cultural heritage expo even before it opens.

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UPDATED: 22 Dec 2023, 4:47 am

“Genesis and Spirit – Showcase of Anhui Intangible Cultural Heritage”, an exhibition celebrating “China Cultural and Natural Heritage Day” has been cancelled due to the continuing pandemic situation.

A spokesman for the Cultural Affairs Bureau said every single aspect of the event – including this Friday’s opening ceremony at the IAM Gallery, the thematic exhibition which was to have run until 4 July,  thematic talks at Zheng Guanying Memorial Museum, performances at Mandarin’s House, art and craft demonstrations at Lou Kau Mansion, and fan making and paper cutting workshops – had been shelved 

While no alternative date has been provided, the bureau vowed to pay attention to the developing Covid-19 pandemic situation and will adjust its schedule as necessary, The Macau Post Daily reported.

 

UPDATED: 22 Dec 2023, 4:47 am

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