Hundreds of ancient Chinese artifacts will be displayed at Istanbul’s Topkapı Palace, and Chinese orchestras will perform in concerts. There will also be a Chinese film week.
The year 2011 is the 40th anniversary of diplomatic relations between the two countries, Chinese Embassy Undersecretary to Turkey Bengü Yiğitgüden said, adding that this was the first comprehensive joint cultural project.
In China, Turkey Culture Year will be celebrated throughout 2013.
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