The China Heritage Watch Weekly News Digest for 17th-23rd December 2012.

China Heritage Watch


Shandong Museum Listed as National First-Level Museum (Xinhua)

The Shandong Provincial Museum (山东省博物馆) in Jinan (济南) is among the latest batch of museums to be awarded national first-level museum status.

She Brings Relics to Life (China Daily/People’s Daily)

Journalist Huang Zhiling meets with Hu Xiaorong, a former actress who now works as a museum guide at the Jinsha Site Museum (金沙遗址博物馆) in Chengdu (成都), Sichuan Province (四川省).

China Criticises French Qing Dynasty Seal Auction (AFP)

China has filed charges against the French auction house Artcurial for selling a Qing dynasty seal that is believed to have been one of the artefacts stolen from the Old Summer Palace by Anglo-French troops in 1860.

25th Harbin Sun Island International Snow Sculpture Art Expo Opens (Xinhua)

Photos of folk artists and tourists at the opening of the 25th International Snow Sculpture Expo in Harbin (哈尔滨), Heilongjiang Province (黑龙江省).

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