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19 Mar 2015

Over 40 works by Chinese artist Liang Yonghe on display in Minsk

MINSK, 20 March (BelTA) – An exhibition of famous Chinese artist Liang Yonghe opened at the National Art Museum of Belarus 19 March, BelTA has learned.

Liang Yonghe, who took part in the presentation of the exhibition, warmly welcomed the Belarusian art lovers. In a conversation with the Belarusian colleagues, he shared his vision of the modern development of art. The exhibition features 46 works by Liang Yonghe.

Liang Yonghe is the President of the Chinese Painting and Calligraphy Art Research Institute of Soong Ching Ling and is the Vice President of the Beijing Hu Art Association.

Liang Yonghe’s works have received awards at fine arts exhibitions in China and overseas, and have been presented as national gifts to many foreign dignitaries. The artist's paintings are kept in collections of the Chinese institutions: the State Council, the Central Military Council, the People's Political Consultative Council, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and others. The Liang Yonghe Art Museum opened in 2009.

The exposition will stay open till 23 March. The exhibition is held within the framework of the Belarusian-Chinese cultural events to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the Great Victory. The exhibition features 46 works of the Chinese artist. The exhibition has been organized by the Culture Ministry Belarus, the Culture Ministry of the PRC, the Belarusian Confederation of Arts Unions and the Confucius Institute of Chinese Studies at the Belarusian State University. The opening ceremony was attended by Belarus First Deputy Culture Minister Irina Driga, representatives of the Belarusian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Chinese Embassy in Belarus, General Director of the National Art Museum of Belarus Vladimir Prokoptsov, and representatives of the Belarusian arts unions.

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