Mogao Grottoes Exhibition Scheduled in Shanghai

By Mei Manuel, April 02, 2018 03:04 AM

Mogao Grottoes in Dunhuang, China As UNESCO World Heritage Site(Screengrab)

A special exhibit featuring replicas of the Mogao Grottoes in China's Gansu Province will be featured at the Shanghai Tower on April 28.

At least three replica grottos will be included in the exhibit, as well as 118 precious national-level cultural relics. One of the pieces to be displayed include the bronze statue known as the "Galloping Horse Treading on a Flying Swallow" from the East Han Dynasty (25-220 AD).

The exhibit is organized by the Gansu Provincial Administration of Cultural Heritage, Gansu Provincial Museum, Shanghai Tower, Dunhuang Research Academy and other partners. Several events would also be lined up as part of the exhibit, featuring culture, music, literature, poetry and fashion for visitors to enjoy. Virtual reality and other advance technologies would also be used to add to the visitor experience.

The exhibit is scheduled to end until the last day of June.

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