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15 Apr 2008
IOC News , museum-news-articles

This week at the Museum... 14-20.04.2008

Beijing 2008 exhibition
Until 26 October 2008
For the duration of the exhibition, The Olympic Museum introduces its visitors to modern China, that is, both the change process underway in society because of the catalyst of the Olympic Games, but also what remains of China’s Eternal Empire. This introduction is presented through many means of expression: exhibitions, activities and demonstrations, concerts, documentary festival, educational kit, guided tours and workshops.
Educational programme (for children aged 8 - 16)
Educational kit (French, German, English), guided tours followed by a workshop If I had grown up in Beijing. Reservation on 021 621 65 11, price: CHF 50 + entrance ticket.
Corporate activity programme
Guided tours
The week’s events at The Olympic Museum
Saturday 19 & Sunday 20 April: Windows opened on China
From 2.30 p.m.: A selection of documentary films. China Villagers Documentary Films by WU Wenguang. Videos by the students of Beijing Sport University and Beijing colleges on the subject Sport in my City. Calligraphy and introduction to Chinese: demonstration and introduction.
Sunday 20 April
At 2.30 p.m.: Enjoy the acrobatics and improbable positions of LI Wei, one of the greatest contemporary Chinese artists. At 4 p.m.: Tea tasting session: more that a simple drink, tea is a real institution in China. The Olympic Museum therefore invites its visitors to try this thousand-year-old beverage.
Sunday 20 April: Sunday Concert: Leclair, Staude, Reger, Berio, Boccherini & Bartok
Founders of the Asasello Quartet, winners of the Migros Prize 2003, Rostislav Kojevnikov and Barbara Kuster, violin, play duets by Leclair, Staude, Reger, Berio, Boccherini and Bartok. At 11 a.m., Museum auditorium, price: CHF 22, subscription: CHF 60 for the five concerts.

Opening hours: every day from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
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