The SGT will also be op上海会所itsown gallery space i

The Aura of Revival, a large abstract painting created by French Chinese artist Chu Teh-

chun especially for SGT, will be presented in the new gallery space alongside other works.上海会所

Wang Junlin contributed to the story.The Palace Museum in Beijing recently shared a

上海会所品茶微信range of photos featuring its collection of peach-themed relics on the micro blog Sina Weibo, as a way to

celebrate summer. The images showcase utensils and paintings shaped or themed around the peach.

Peach-shaped decorations symbolize longevity, and peach patterns became quite pop上海会所

ular during the Ming (1368-1644) and Qing (1644-1911) dynasties, as seen on various utensils. Let’s take a look.

上海会所When French actress Sophie Marceau appeared as part of China Central Television’s traditional annual gala in 201

4, she performed La Vie En Rose along with Chinese veteran singer-songwriter Liu Huan, for more than a billion viewers.

The song by French singer Edith Piaf (1915-63), which was released as a single in 1947, then became popular with the Chinese.上海会所品茶微信

Now, a French musical, entitled Piaf! Le Spectacle, which focuses on the life and career of

上海会所the French singer, is touring Chinese cities with 47 shows, enabling Chinese audiences to enjoy the song again.

“I’ve learned that Chinese audiences are very familiar with the song, La Vie En Ro

se, and with the musical, we want to introduce the story behind the song,” says Gil Marsalla, the director of the mu上海会所品茶微信

sical, speaking in Beijing before the musical kicked off its tour in the capital from July 31 to Aug 11 at Tianqiao Performing Arts Center.

“Piaf began her career singing in the streets and small bars before she went to Carnegie Hall in N上海会所

ew York. She is regarded as France’s greatest popular singer and her singing reflected her life,” says Marsalla.

上海会所品茶微信The musical features over 20 of the singer’s hits, including La Vie En RoseMilord, and Where Have All The Flowers Gone.

Born in Belleville, Paris, Piaf was abandoned by her mother, who was a cafe singer, at very young age. She then lived with her grandmother, who ran a brothel.