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Bergman exhibition kicks off Swedish participation at the 20th Shanghai International Arts Festival

25 Oct 2018

On October 23, the exhibition “Laterna Magica: Ingmar Bergman and his legacy in art and fashion” organized by the Consulate General of Sweden in Shanghai and China Shanghai International Arts Festival was inaugurated at Hong Kong Plaza in Shanghai. It is one of four Swedish program items at this year’s Arts Festival.

Performance of "The Seventh Seal" at the inauguration

Bergman anniversary cake at the inaugurationTo celebrate the world-famous filmmaker Ingmar Bergman’s 100th anniversary, the Consulate General has brought the Swedish Institute’s exhibition to Shanghai and commissioned Swedish-Chinese curator Wang Kaimei to adapt it for a Chinese audience, including a complete translation into Chinese. Representatives from the Consulate General, the Arts Festival, Middle Huaihai Road Sub-district Office, Hong Kong Plaza and Qidu Gallery as well as 60 other guests from media and the cultural scene in Shanghai attended the inauguration. Consul General Lisette Lindahl gave the opening speech.

Bergman exhibition

Bergman exhibition

Bergman exhibition at Hong Kong Plaza

Apart from the exhibition, this year’s Arts Festival will present three more titles from Sweden, including Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra Piano Quartet’s concerts, GöteborgsOperans Danskompani’s modern dance “Noetic/Untitled Black”, and the Romeo and Juliet Choir’s “Wood Painting”.

Swedish program items at the 20th Shanghai China International Arts Festival

Exhibition “Laterna Magica: Ingmar Bergman and his legacy in art and fashion”
Dates: 2018.10.20-11.9
Venue: Ground Floor, Hong Kong Plaza (South), 283 Middle Huaihai Road, Shanghai
Open to public for free

“Wood Painting” by the Romeo and Juliet Choir
Dates: 2018.11.3 & 11.4
Venue: DaGuan Theatre, 3/F, No. 1 Lane 1188 Fangdian Road, Pudong District, Shanghai

“Noetic/Untitled Black” by GöteborgsOperans Danskompani
Dates: 2018.11.10 & 11.11
Venue: Shanghai International Dance Center, 1650 Hongqiao Road, Shanghai

Concerts by Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra Piano Quartet
Dates: 2018.11.13
Venue: Shanghai Symphony Hall, 1380 Middle Fuxing Road, Shanghai
Dates: 2018.11.14
Venue: Shanghai Urban Lawn Music Plaza, 523 East Yan’an Road, Shanghai
Dates: 2018.11.15
Venue: East China University of Science and Technology, 130 Meilong Road, Shanghai

Last updated 25 Oct 2018, 11.49 AM