PHOTOS Exhibition featuring live goldfish opens in Forbidden City

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Exhibition featuring live goldfish opens in Forbidden City

Xinhua

22:43, July 30, 2019

Goldfish are on display at the Palace of Prolonging Happiness, also known as the Yanxi Palace, during an exhibition titled "Leisurely Bliss: Goldfish-themed Artifacts of the Palace Museum Collection" in Beijing, capital of China, July 30, 2019. Opening Tuesday at the Palace Museum, the exhibition shows 34 goldfish-related cultural relics from the collection of the Palace Museum together with nearly 200 real goldfish in water tanks. (Xinhua/Jin Liangkuai)

A goldfish is on display at the Palace of Prolonging Happiness, also known as the Yanxi Palace, during an exhibition titled "Leisurely Bliss: Goldfish-themed Artifacts of the Palace Museum Collection" in Beijing, capital of China, July 30, 2019. Opening Tuesday at the Palace Museum, the exhibition shows 34 goldfish-related cultural relics from the collection of the Palace Museum together with nearly 200 real goldfish in water tanks. (Xinhua/Jin Liangkuai)

Goldfish are on display at the Palace of Prolonging Happiness, also known as the Yanxi Palace, during an exhibition titled "Leisurely Bliss: Goldfish-themed Artifacts of the Palace Museum Collection" in Beijing, capital of China, July 30, 2019. Opening Tuesday at the Palace Museum, the exhibition shows 34 goldfish-related cultural relics from the collection of the Palace Museum together with nearly 200 real goldfish in water tanks. (Xinhua/Jin Liangkuai)

A scroll painting on lotuses and goldfish is on display at the Palace of Prolonging Happiness, also known as the Yanxi Palace, during an exhibition titled "Leisurely Bliss: Goldfish-themed Artifacts of the Palace Museum Collection" in Beijing, capital of China, July 30, 2019. Opening Tuesday at the Palace Museum, the exhibition shows 34 goldfish-related cultural relics from the collection of the Palace Museum together with nearly 200 real goldfish in water tanks. (Xinhua/Jin Liangkuai)

A weaving material with goldfish and algae patterns is on display at the Palace of Prolonging Happiness, also known as the Yanxi Palace, during an exhibition titled "Leisurely Bliss: Goldfish-themed Artifacts of the Palace Museum Collection" in Beijing, capital of China, July 30, 2019. Opening Tuesday at the Palace Museum, the exhibition shows 34 goldfish-related cultural relics from the collection of the Palace Museum together with nearly 200 real goldfish in water tanks. (Xinhua/Jin Liangkuai)

A goldfish wall-painting is on display at the Palace of Prolonging Happiness, also known as the Yanxi Palace, during an exhibition titled "Leisurely Bliss: Goldfish-themed Artifacts of the Palace Museum Collection" in Beijing, capital of China, July 30, 2019. Opening Tuesday at the Palace Museum, the exhibition shows 34 goldfish-related cultural relics from the collection of the Palace Museum together with nearly 200 real goldfish in water tanks. (Xinhua/Jin Liangkuai)

A goldfish is on display at the Palace of Prolonging Happiness, also known as the Yanxi Palace, during an exhibition titled "Leisurely Bliss: Goldfish-themed Artifacts of the Palace Museum Collection" in Beijing, capital of China, July 30, 2019. Opening Tuesday at the Palace Museum, the exhibition shows 34 goldfish-related cultural relics from the collection of the Palace Museum together with nearly 200 real goldfish in water tanks. (Xinhua/Jin Liangkuai)

People visit the Palace of Prolonging Happiness, also known as the Yanxi Palace, for an exhibition titled "Leisurely Bliss: Goldfish-themed Artifacts of the Palace Museum Collection" in Beijing, capital of China, July 30, 2019. Opening Tuesday at the Palace Museum, the exhibition shows 34 goldfish-related cultural relics from the collection of the Palace Museum together with nearly 200 real goldfish in water tanks. (Xinhua/Jin Liangkuai)

A goldfish is on display at the Palace of Prolonging Happiness, also known as the Yanxi Palace, during an exhibition titled "Leisurely Bliss: Goldfish-themed Artifacts of the Palace Museum Collection" in Beijing, capital of China, July 30, 2019. Opening Tuesday at the Palace Museum, the exhibition shows 34 goldfish-related cultural relics from the collection of the Palace Museum together with nearly 200 real goldfish in water tanks. (Xinhua/Jin Liangkuai)

A plate with goldfish patterns is on display at the Palace of Prolonging Happiness, also known as the Yanxi Palace, during an exhibition titled "Leisurely Bliss: Goldfish-themed Artifacts of the Palace Museum Collection" in Beijing, capital of China, July 30, 2019. Opening Tuesday at the Palace Museum, the exhibition shows 34 goldfish-related cultural relics from the collection of the Palace Museum together with nearly 200 real goldfish in water tanks. (Xinhua/Jin Liangkuai)

A fan surface painted with wisteria and goldfish is on display at the Palace of Prolonging Happiness, also known as the Yanxi Palace, during an exhibition titled "Leisurely Bliss: Goldfish-themed Artifacts of the Palace Museum Collection" in Beijing, capital of China, July 30, 2019. Opening Tuesday at the Palace Museum, the exhibition shows 34 goldfish-related cultural relics from the collection of the Palace Museum together with nearly 200 real goldfish in water tanks. (Xinhua/Jin Liangkuai)

A goldfish is on display at the Palace of Prolonging Happiness, also known as the Yanxi Palace, during an exhibition titled "Leisurely Bliss: Goldfish-themed Artifacts of the Palace Museum Collection" in Beijing, capital of China, July 30, 2019. Opening Tuesday at the Palace Museum, the exhibition shows 34 goldfish-related cultural relics from the collection of the Palace Museum together with nearly 200 real goldfish in water tanks. (Xinhua/Jin Liangkuai)

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