Anhui Philharmonic Orchestra coming to Hainan for performance
The MTV End Exploitation and Trafficking (EXIT) program returned on Valentine’s Day, having a new music video When Will I Really feel Adore by Greatest Coast lead indie queen Bethany Cosentino and her band Black Iris.
The music video, broadcast on Feb 14 via MTV Channel, shows a young girl being seduced having a ship created of gold and lipstick, however it turns out she is really sold into slavery and prostitution.
The video has been accessible for download via iTunes since Feb 15. The profits is going to be utilised to assist victims of human trafficking. It can be MTV EXIT's fourth music video, right after collaborations with Radiohead, Muse as well as the Killers.
Chinese netizens have also launched a program at Sina.com to assist save youngsters who are trafficked into begging.
Sohu launches first online serial
Internet portal Sohu.com has come out with its first online serial that will be seen on the website's video channel.
Titled How Qian Duoduo Meets Her Mr. Correct, the 22-episode show can be a romantic comedy adapted from a well-known online novel. The stellar cast includes mainland actress Liu Tao and Taiwan idol Baron Chen. It really is screened at 12:30 pm, Monday to Friday.
The nation is seeing a growing trend of sites making their own serials or films in recent years. Sohu's future plans include Crazy Office, a comedy that's set to go online soon.
Chinese folk music orchestra in the US
The Anhui Philharmonic Orchestra will perform at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts and Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts on Feb 27 and 28. Organized by the China Arts and Entertainment Group, the show is component of the group's performance series in the United States.
The orchestra, founded in 1956, brings together conventional Chinese folk musicians like renowned flute player Chen Huilong, pipa player Zhao Cong and erhu player Hong Mei.
They are going to perform common Chinese folk songs including Jasmine Flower and Blooming Flowers and Full Moon. Conducted by Zhu Xiaogu, the orchestra will also present United States classics for example Oh! Susanna.
Taking theater to the countryside
The National Theater of China (NTC) is reaching out to the country's tiny counties. Its touring show, Belief, featuring songs, dances, magic shows, cross-talks and comic skits, kicked off in Wuhua county, Meizhou city of Guangdong province, on Feb 12.
Performers include NTC's top-tier actors for example Liu Tiegang, Mo Yuanji, Gao Fa and Gao Baobao.
The theater's cast came together in 2009 and has staged far more than 100 performances in the counties. In 2011, it really is scheduled to perform in 10 counties in Guangdong and Hainan provinces.
Mei Lanfang actor finds a mentor
Veteran actor Feng Yuanzheng has agreed to mentor young actor Yu Shaoqun. Yu asked to be his protg during the shooting of the Television drama 100 Flowers Hidden Deep, which will probably be broadcast in Might.
Yu, 28, rose to fame by playing the young Mei Lanfang in Forever Enthralled, a biopic on the Peking Opera master directed by Chen Kaige.
Feng, 49, is an accomplished actor who had a two-year stint in Berlin theaters. Now working in Beijing People's Art Theater, China's most prestigious theater, Feng also stars in Television series and films.
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