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Wednesday, March 27, 1991 - 19:30

The Relationship between Chinese Traditional Music, Calligraphy and Taoism

Mr. Cao Jianguo

Netherlands Embassy Residence

Mr. Cao Jianguo will explain the fundamental standard for Chinese aesthetics and the relationship between Chinese traditional music, calligraphy and Taoism. He will play an ancient self-made musical instrument, the XUN, and he will show his calligraphy.

Mr. Cao, born in 1949, has over the past twenty years, followed the way of many of the ancient scholars, studying the traditions of various of the Chinese art forms through the practice of Buddhism and Taoism. Mr. Wu Jian of the China International Culture and Arts Company, will be the translator.