Chinese culture exhibitions held for two weeks in Brussels
Two exhibitions exploring culture and tourism of Shanghai and Shandong are being held at the China Cultural Center in Brussels till May 31. For some items at the exhibitons, this would be their debut in Europe. 
"We wish to promote communication, mutual learning, as well as friendship between civilizations, by holding such exhibitions of creative products internationally," said an official from the Shanghai Museum during the opening ceremony.
"We have brought our precious collections of popular art here, and are delighted to share the charm of Shandong folk art with our friends in Belgium, spanning 2,500 years of history from the ancient city of Shandong linked with modern Brussels," said an official from the Shandong Art Museum. Shandong folk arts as well as pictures of Spring Festival customs and handmade kites are displayed at the center.
"The Amazing Shanghai" sheds light on different aspects of Shanghai's culture, from a look into the past of the literati to the modern fusion with Disney. These ancient cultural relics and creative cultural products introduce Shanghai's elegance as their common thread. 
Source(s): Xinhua News Agency