Between June 5th and July 16th, lovers of art and French culture from across the world will be able to watch videos touching on works of art, and the artists behind them during the French Waves art festival.
The videos will be posted on Tencent video's art channel, one of China's most popular video streaming sites, and you can watch them for free online for seven days after release.
Here are some highlights that the online art festival will touch on: the Avignon Festival, Marseille National Ballet-(La) Horde, Museum of Modern Art Palais de Tokyo, French Actor's Spring Theatre Festival, The Radio France Philharmonic Orchestra and Paris Fashion Week.
You will get to know a lot more about some world-renowned artists through watching the stream, including the director of Avignon Theater Festival Olivier Py, members of La Horde, the great French photographer Sabine Weiss, and French director Jean Bellorini.
(Photo Provided to Newsgd.com, ©Paris Fashion Week)
Tencent's Art Channel was launched in September 2018 and has established partnerships with dozens of top performing arts institutions worldwide, including the Royal Opera House, the Wiener Staatsoper, the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, National Centre for the Performing Arts of China, and Shanghai Grand Theatre. Audience members can watch high quality videos of concerts, dance, opera, musicals and more from around the world via live stream or on-demand from the channel's back catalogue.
How to watch:
App: Scan the QR code to download the Tencent Video App → Install and open the App → Click on 'VIP' at the bottom row → Find the 'Art' (艺术) channel at the top row → You will find the Art Festival on the front page of this channel.
PC: Open Tencent Video's website (v.qq.com) → Find and open the 'Art' (艺术) channel on the front page of the website → You will find the Art Festival on the front page of this channel.
WeChat: Scan the QR code to follow the official subscription account of Tencent Art ‘腾讯艺术’ → Click '指尖剧院' on the bottom row → You will find the festival programmes there.
Author | Monica
Editor | Simon