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Croisements Festival 2013

In 2013, the Croisements festival is celebrating its 8th edition (April 10-July 3). Created after the Franco-Chinese crossed cultural years (2003-2005), on the demand of the French President and the Chinese President, the Croisements festival has become the biggest French cultural festival abroad and the biggest foreign festival in China.

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If women ruled the world

The Chinese edition of A Women’s World, a Better World was launched on May 23 at Beijing’s Page One bookstore.

French drums march to Beijing

After touring three continents over the course of 25 years, Les Tambours du Bronx, a French percussion group, finally made it to China.

Showing Duchamp's key legacy

Marcel Duchamp's Boite-en-valise, a portable museum, literally translated "box in a suitcase", consists of miniature reproductions of his key works.

French photography on display at 798

An exhibition of French contemporary photography is currently underway at Beijing's 798 Art Zone.

Mr. Linea: an existential experience

Like a single stroke in space, a line is a starting point.

Interactive exhibit illuminates the night

"The Rising Men," an interactive art installation, is on display in Beijing and will run through May 12.

A visual and audio journey to the kitchen world

On May 7, 2013, Valentin Durif continued his music creation at Zajia Lab, located in the Doufuchi Hutong in Beijing.

Marcel Duchamp leads cultural fete

Beijing's 798 Art District as the Ullens Center for Contemporary Art presents a large amount of the French-American painter's work on Friday.

Treasures of Napoleon's imperial palaces shows in Macao

An exhibition named Napoleon and the Decorative Art: Treasures of the Imperial Palaces raised the curtains in the Macao Museum of Art Wednesday.

French arts festival opens in China

Around 160 events featuring French and Chinese cultural displays or performances will be staged across China during Sino-French cultural exchange festival.

Croisements Festival returns to China

On April 10, the 8th annual Croisements Festival will commence at the French embassy in Beijing with a press conference to launch the event.


Visual Arts

A big name in the art world, Marcel Duchamp has a unique look on modern art.

New Media

Lend an ear to The Standing Men, these phosphorescent mannequins are purveyors of stories, words and culture.

Classical music

The Baroque season in China, initiated by the Forbidden City Concert Hall and the French Institute,will be in its third edition.

Modern music

From Paris to Beijing, Wuhan, Shanghai, Chengdu and Guangzhou, the Music Day is everywhere in China.


Eric Legnini is one of the most recognized jazz pianists of the moment.


Mourad Merzouki, who was previously shown in China with his show 'Recital',dazzles us again with this choreography inspired by his encounters with contemporary Taiwanese dancers.


A room in the city is a romantic encounter in a non-theatrical space, texts (French and foreign authors), actors, and the audience.

Modern Circus & Street Arts

Continuing from Notte , presented in 2012, Linéa revisits the world of childhood, of dream, and of happiness.


Eight full feature films as well as two short film programs will be showcased in Beijing, Chengdu, Nanjing, Shenzhen, Wuhan and Xi'an.


Leaving librairies, closing old books, turning off iPad and rediscovering the unlimited pleasure of reading, during nights full of enthusiasm.

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French film week underway in Beijing

As an integral part of the 2013 Croisement festival, French film week kicked off on April 16 in Beijing.French arts festival opens in China

French arts festival kicks off in Beijing

On April 10, the 8th annual Croisements Festival got underway at the French embassy in Beijing with a press conference to launch the three-month event.