William Shakespeare anniversary: China to ‘recreate’ Stratford

William Shakespeare anniversary: China to ‘recreate’ Stratford
 

William Shakespeare may be celebrated in China with a development attempting to replicate his hometown.
Plans for Sanweng Town feature "Stratford-upon-Avon" complete with a River Avon and Holy Trinity Church.
The project also honours Tang Xianzu from China and Miguel de Cervantes from Spain, who both died in 1616, the same year as Shakespeare.
Three planned tourist villages are intended to reflect 17th Century England, Spain and China.
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They are part of a larger development called Wenquan New Town, in Fujian province.
Planners hope the... read more

 
6 October 2016 in Regional, Views: 33
Source: BBC
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