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Palace Museum curator announces key events to commemorate 600th anniversary of Forbidden City

The year 2020 marks the 95th anniversary of the establishment of the Palace Museum.

China’s Palace Museum, also known as the Forbidden City, will stage a series of brilliant seminars, exhibitions and public service activities as the former imperial compound turns 600 next year, said Wang Xudong, its curator.

In addition, a series of research publications will be unveiled, with a series of film and television works produced, according to Wang.

Topics of the exhibitions cover ancient architecture, calligraphy, paintings as well and Chinese and foreign civilizations. Among them, an exhibition will introduce the changes that have taken place in the Forbidden City based on more than 20 key years over the past 600 years.

Source: Xinhua News Agency

Photo taken on Dec. 27, 2019 shows a statue featuring auspicious rat in the Palace Museum, or Forbidden City, in Beijing, capital of China. (Xinhua/Jin Liangkuai)

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