‘Life along the river during the Ching-Ming Festival’

A large animated screen inside the China Pavilion at the Shanghai World Expo.


This screen is an animated version of a famous historical picture scroll called 'Life along the river during the Ching-Ming Festival'. The artist was Zhang ZeDuan (1085-1145) who created the original during the Song dynasty; this is now housed in the Palace Museum and is over 5m wide.


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