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CGTN published this video item, entitled “Watch: Gala night of 24th Shanghai International Film Festival” – below is their description.
The opening ceremony of the 24th Shanghai International Film Festival (SIFF) is underway at Shanghai Grand Theatre. Famous movie stars and renowned filmmakers from home and abroad attend the global event.
The festival brings thousands of works from over a hundred countries and regions around the world to the awards competition. The winners will be unveiled during SIFF’s Golden Goblet Awards Ceremony on June 19.CGTN YouTube Channel
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Shanghai, on China’s central coast, is the country’s biggest city and a global financial hub. Its heart is the Bund, a famed waterfront promenade lined with colonial-era buildings. Across the Huangpu River rises the Pudong district’s futuristic skyline, including 632m Shanghai Tower and the Oriental Pearl TV Tower, with distinctive pink spheres. Sprawling Yu Garden has traditional pavilions, towers and ponds.