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Newsletter October 2019
 Feature Exhibition 
 
Lighting up Generations:
           Theme Exhibition of Oil Lamp
     by Contemporary Chinese Artists 
 
The Chinese oil lamp has accumulated rich cultural heritage in its 5,000-year history development and it is an important part of excellent traditional Chinese culture. Chinese oil lamps have different shapes and materials in different historical periods. They are embodied with the wisdom and creation of skilled craftsmen of past dynasties, showing the regional cultural differences and reflecting the diversity of Chinese culture. The oil lamp burning itself to illuminate others is the gentleman’s character that the Chinese extol for generations.

The “Oil Lamps Museum” in Changzhou, Jiangsu is the largest oil lamps museum in the world. Over the past 10 years, the “Oil Lamps Museum” has organized contemporary Chinese artists to create paintings with oil lamp as the theme, involving masters from both sides of the Taiwan Strait. More than 100 works reflect the high level of contemporary Chinese oil lamp paintings. 

This exhibition showcases a selected collection of works. The works are rich in genres and content, and will surely bring fresh and beautiful artistic enjoyment to Sydney’s culture and art lovers.

Opening: 11 October 2019, 6 PM
Dress Code: Smart Casual

Exhibition: 11 - 30 October 2019, Mon- Fri, 10am-1pm, 2pm-5pm
Venue: China Cultural Centre in Sydney
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 Free Film Screening

Mojin: The Lost Legend

Based on the #1 Best-Selling Treasure Hunting Novel in China, MOJIN - THE LOST LEGEND brings to the screen an epic fantasy adventure about a trio of legendary grave robbers, the Mojin, who are enjoying the retired civilian life hawking goods on the mean streets of New York City, until they are propositioned by a shadowy and mysterious client. They accept the job and return to their roots, raiding the secrets and treasures of ancient tombs in China under the guise of an archaeology study. As each hidden passage is unearthed, it triggers extraordinary challenges that put their friendship, loyalty and life to the ultimate......

Length: 125 minutes
Director: Wu Ershan
Cast: Chen Kun, Huang Bo, Shu Qi
Language: Chinese (English subtitles)

Date & Time: 25 October 2019, 6pm-8pm
Venue: China Cultural Centre in Sydney

 
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