The 20th China Shanghai International Arts Festival Forums

2018-10-12

Join us in celebrating the 20th anniversary of the China Shanghai International Arts Festival! In just two decades, the Festival has grown into a brilliant cornucopia, offering the best of local, regional, national, and global culture to its audiences, as well as serving as an important platform for global multi-cultural communication and cooperation. From October 19th,2018, come experience the Festival that illuminates Shanghai’s urban spirit. 

The 20th China Shanghai International Arts Festival coincides with the 40th anniversary of China's Reform and Opening-up. We live in a world in which the irresistible force of globalization impacts economics, politics and ideology, arts and culture, lifestyles, technology, the military, security, and philosophy. Within the constant dynamic flux of multi-polar international relationships, arts and culture promote mutual understanding, creativity, and collaborative harmony. 

The 20th China Shanghai International Arts Festival Forums, ‘New Perspectives, New Considerations, New Generations: Arts and Culture in the 21st Century,’ will be held from October 19 -November 22, 2018. Forums and Festival workshops will explore the new creative dynamism uniting Shanghai, China, the new Silk Road, and beyond. 


Forums

Time

Category

Theme

Location

Oct.19

Fri.

09:30-15:30

Theme Forum

New Perspectives,   New Considerations, New Generations: Arts and Culture in the   21st Century

3F Grand Ballroom,

InterContinental Shanghai   Jing’An

2018 The   Network of Silk Road Arts Festival   Annual Conference

Oct.22

Mon.

09:00-12:00

Performing Arts Industry   Innovation Forum

The Symbiosis of   Multi-Genre Cultural Products and “Out of the Box” Entrepreneurship

B1   Crystall Room,

InterContinental   Shanghai Jing'An

Oct.16-23

Tue.- Tue.

International Theatre Institute Forum

ITI/UNESCO Network for Higher Education in the Performing Arts

Shanghai Theatre Academy, Shanghia Hotel

Oct.24-28

Wen.- Sun.

2018 Global Cities Culture ForumShanghai

Cultural Belt and Road Initiative:   Exchanges and Branding

Hongkou District

Oct.26

Fri

14:30-17:00

Roundtable Meeting of Education Institutions of Arts along Silk Road

Arts Education along Silk Road: Effective Means of Cooperation

Meeting Center,

Shanghai Normal University, Xuhui District

Nov.

Cultural Collaborations within Yangtse Delta Forum

How Consortia Create Win-Win Results: Selected Case Studies

InterContinental Shanghai Jing'An

Nov.4

Sun.

13:30-16:30

Chinese   Traditional Opera Forum

The Development of Chinese Traditional Opera since 1998

Multifunctional Hall,

Shanghai Art Hall

Nov.9-11

Fri.- Sun.

ART021 Forum

The   Development of Contemporary Visual Art in China

Shanghai Exhibition Center

Oct.18-21

Thu.- Sun.

Festival Workshop

Audience Engagement and   Outreach

B1 Coral Hall 1,

InterContinental   Shanghai Jing'An

Oct.18-21

Fri.- Sun.

The 2nd Atelier for Young Festival and Cultural Managers

How   Arts Festivals Support Artistic Creation and New Productions

3F   Amber Room,

InterContinental   Shanghai Jing'An