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Updated: 2019-07-31

Dear sir/Madam

My husband and I are visiting Changsha from Cambridge in July - early August

Could you tell me what cultural events are on for us to see or take part in.

many thanks

Frances
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Dear Frances,

Thank you for your letter. Welcome to Changsha, the capital city of Hunan Province. We are glad to introduce some ongoing events to you.

1. An interactive science exhibition "Hawking and George's Universe" is underway in Changsha Museum. It runs from July 20 to September 20. The exhibition is adapted from George's Universe, the only work jointly created by British physicist Stephen Hawking and his daughter Lucy Hawking.

For more about the exhibition, please visit at
http://en.changsha.gov.cn/Culture/culturalnews/201907/t20190719_3421659.html.

Tips:
Address of Changsha Museum: Binjiang Cultural Park, Kaifu District, Changsha
Tel: 17570308682 (9:00-17:00), 0731-82892350/82892360

By the way, you may tour around Binjiang Cultural Park after viewing the exhibition. Changsha Concert Hall and Changsha Planning Exhibition Hall are located in the park. Currently the concert hall is staging a wide range of musical performances. If you want to learn more about Changsha, the planning exhibition hall is a must-see. It showcases the beautiful landscape, profound culture and urban construction progress of the city.

2. A photography exhibition titled “Parallel: Erwin Olaf” is taking place at Xie Zilong Photography Museum, Changsha. It lasts from July 13 to October 13. Erwin Olaf is a renowned Dutch photographer popular with the Dutch royal family. Erwin Olaf's photo works are recognized as an important part of Dutch cultural heritage.

For more about the exhibition, please visit at
http://en.changsha.gov.cn/Culture/culturalnews/201907/t20190715_3418024.html.

Tips:
Ticket price: 30 yuan/person
Tel: 0731-88991518
Opening hours: 10:00-18:00 (closed on Mondays, except statutory holidays)
Address: No.387, Section 1, Xiaoxiang Road (S), Yanghu Street, Yuelu District, Changsha
How to get there:
-Take Bus No. 380, 26 or Express 26 and get off at Yanghu Wetland Park Station (洋湖湿地公园站);
-Take Bus No. 4 or 206 and get off at Xiangfu Road Bridge West Station (湘府路大桥西站)


For more info, please feel free to contact us.

Best Regards
Changsha Official Web Portal