“Olympic Fine Arts 2008” Kicks Off – Xinhua

From Xinhua:

“Olympic Fine Arts 2008,” a cultural event organized by the International Olympic Committee and Chinese Olympic Committee, kicked off here Thursday morning. The organizers will invite well-known artists from over 80 countries and regions to display their works in the event, whose themes are “Sports and Olympism” and “China, the World.”

In addition, renowned Chinese artists will be invited to produce pieces for a related exhibition and contest. Works will include Chinese painting, oil painting, print art, sculptures and digital art. A panel of Chinese and foreign art experts will evaluate the submitted works….[Full Text]

[Image: Launching ceremony, from BOCOG via Xinhua]

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