CULTURE Palace Museum takes new approaches to promote culture and cultural relics

CULTURE

Palace Museum takes new approaches to promote culture and cultural relics

Xinhua

23:50, December 21, 2018

File photo taken on Oct. 25, 2016 shows a visitor experiencing a Virtual Reality (VR) device at the Palace Museum in Beijing, capital of China.

Hall of Supreme Harmony (Taihe dian) is seen with lights on at the Palace Museum on the International Museum Day in Beijing, capital of China, May 18, 2016. The Palace Museum, also known as the Forbidden City, has taken new approaches, such as TV show, music and games, to promote its cultural relics and Chinese traditional culture.

File photo taken on Oct. 10, 2016 shows people participating in a fire drill held at the Palace Museum in Beijing, capital of China. The museum reaches out to the public with new digital technology by integrating modern technology with its history and splendid traditional culture spanning 600 years.

File photo taken on Sept. 8, 2015 shows visitors viewing an exhibition at the Palace Museum in Beijing, capital of China. Visitors may walk directly into the emperor's residence and, through VR, see everything as it was in its heyday, even to the extent of being able to talk with a senior minister with the help of artificial intelligence.

File photo taken on Sept. 29, 2016 shows a journalist taking photos outside the Ice Restaurant (Bingjiao Cafe) at the Palace Museum in Beijing, capital of China. The biggest of its kind in the world, the Forbidden City which houses close to 1.9 million antique items, was home to China's emperors and was the highest center of power from 1420 to 1911.

File photo taken on Sept. 28, 2016 shows a model presenting a fashion creation co-designed by Chinese and British designers at the Palace Museum in Beijing, capital of China.

File photo taken on May 18, 2016 shows troupers preparing to perform China's Kunqu opera "The Peony Pavilion" at the Palace Museum in Beijing, capital of China.

File photo taken on Sept. 28, 2016 shows performers dancing at the Palace Museum in Beijing, capital of China. (Photos: Xinhua/Jin Liangkuai)

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