New Shanghai and Edinburgh collaboration a first
April 13, 2018
China Shanghai International Arts Festival and Edinburgh International Festival entered a collaboration this Thursday to present a new Chinese work called "The Rite of Spring."
The production, the latest work of Chinese choreographer Yang Liping, will premiere at the 20th Shanghai International Arts Festival this October, and will also be staged at the 72nd Edinburgh International Festival next August.
According to Wang Jun, president of the Center for Shanghai International Arts Festival, it is the first co-commission of a particular new work between the two, though they have been working as partners for years in talent and program exchanges.