Palace Museum in Beijing calls for a possible cooperation with that in Taipei

Updated: Oct 21, 2022 By Deng Zhangyu Print
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A view of the Forbidden City, or the Palace Museum, from Jingshan Park, which is north of the structure, in Beijing on Sept 10, 2020. [Photo by Jiang Dong/China Daily]

The Palace Museum in Beijing, also called the Forbidden City, hopes to jointly hold exhibitions with the Palace Museum in Taipei in the future, at Hong Kong Palace Museum, says Wang Xudong on Friday evening at the news center of the 20th National Congress of the Communist Party of China in Beijing.

Wang says he hopes that he will have the chance to visit Taipei Palace Museum. He also calls for a possible collaboration with the Taipei Palace Museum to hold a joint show at the Hong Kong Palace Museum which opened to the public on July 3.

"We share the same root and we are like brothers, why not talk with each other and have some cultural exchanges, " says Wang at a news conference attended by some journalists from home and abroad on Friday evening at the news center of the 20th National Congress of the CPC in Beijing.

Wang says if the collaboration between the two Palace Museums is possible in future, Hong Kong Palace Museum may be a suitable place.

Hong Kong Palace Museum is a milestone cross-boundary cultural collaboration between Beijing and Hong Kong. More than 900 treasures from the collection of the Palace Museum in Beijing were put on display on rotation at its opening exhibitions on June 22.

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