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chinadaily.com.cn | Updated:2016-09-29 08:422016 marks the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeares death; and The British Council has launched a global campaign of events to celebrate the work of the great playwright and to encourage people in over 140 countries to explore Shakespeare as a living writer who still speaks for all people and nations. With its booming cultural economy, China is a vital part of this global program, through which more meaningful cultural inspirations are being shared. So how is the campaign going down with the Chinese? And why after so many years, is Shakespeare still relevant to today’s generation? Today we’re talking to Nick Marchand, arts director of the British Council China, who is also responsible for the ‘Shakespeare Lives’ arts program.Host: Hu Zhe
Guest: Nick Marchand
Camera: Cong Ruiting
Editing: Yu Xiaoou
Subtitles: Xu Xin (Intern)
Producer: Hu Zhe
Executive Producer: Feng Minghui
About Easy Talk:Easy Talk is a talk show program covering the latest living-related issues in todays China. Foreigners living in China are invited to share their life experiences and observations on a variety of light topics. The discussions revolve around the cultural differences that exist between China and other countries, covering various aspects and the implications they have on Chinas cultural exchange with the world.Related StoriesEasy Talk with Edward Chen: Fan economy drives Chinas film marketFlights up for grabs in SHAKEspeare compDialogue between Shakespeare and Tang Xianzu held through exhibitionBringing Shakespeare from page to stageMaster pieces by Shakespeare, Tang Xianzu performed at Leeds UniversityPhotosMemorial ceremony to worship Yellow Emperor held in ShaanxiExquisite magnolia flower-themed relics decorate springWitnessing the Buddhas unveilingTea master steeps young apprentice in ancient traditionQingming Festival marked in Chinese paintingsPeople around China celebrate Sanyuesan FestivalTop ViewsMost PopularWelcoming back, Zixia FairyFemale celebrities featured in Chinese-style fashion photosChinese-style origins give vitality to domestic animationShinkai-style delights Chinese movie goersMade for China: Having it both waysProducer who kowtows for screeningsEditors picksHandwritten letters from battlefields and deathbeds touch viewers nationwideQingming Festival marked in Chinese paintingsVideoEasy Talk: Finite reality and infinite entertainmentEasy Talk: Whats next for Chinese theater?Exciting view from the topSpecialLantern FestivalLooking China – Youth Film Project 2016BACK TO THE TOPHOMECHINAWORLDBUSINESSLIFESTYLECULTURETRAVELWATCHTHISSPORTSOPINIONREGIONALFORUMNEWSPAPERChina Daily PDFChina Daily E-paperMOBILECopyright 1995 -var oTime = new Date();
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