Culture and Tourism events with the „Czech Days in Shanghai“

Culture and Tourism events with the „Czech Days in Shanghai“

Also the culture and Tourism events are an integral part of the „Czech Days in Shanghai“:


Art from the Heart – brief introduction


This exhibition is designed to be the most important cultural event of this year. Our aim is to introduce the Czech contemporary art in the big scope and also in the number of artists in prestigious Shanghai Power Station Museum of Art. The opening of the exhibition is planned on 25th April 2015 and will last two months.

The museum, housed in a former power station, is situated on the bank of the Huangpu River, and is the first public and state run museum of contemporary art in mainland China.

Due to its vast interior visitors of the exhibition will have the chance to interact with the artwork in the open hall on the total area of 1,000 m2. Visitors will see variety of genres including paintings, sculptures, design, glass, sculptures and art installations, etc. An art shop with Czech art souvenirs will be a part of the exhibition, too. Main curator of the exhibition is Miroslav Ambroz in cooperation with the Czech National Gallery, and the Embassy of the Czech Republic in China. Daily attendance is estimated at 2000 people. The exhibition will be complemented by the seminars of the artists from both countries and wide media coverage.

During the exposition, the short movies by the famous Czech filmmaker Jiri Svankmajer will be screened and during the following week there will be the Week of the Czech Film in the Power station of Art.


Czech Culture and Tourism Festival


Within this event will play a famous Czech music group CECHOMOR and the Traditional Czech cymbalo group. Cechomor will play on April 23, at 20:00 at Mao Liver House in Shanghai and on April 24 at Hangzhou Xintiandi West Lake at 20:00.

Embassy of the Czech Republic in Beijing