Empress dowager CIXI exhibition in US

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Added On November 13, 2017

A special exhibition titled "Empress Dowager Cixi: Selections from the Summer Palace" opened at Bowers Museum in Orange County, California. 
 
This is the first time the culture relics of the Summer Palace displayed in the U.S.
 
The Summer Palace is on the World Heritage List since 1998. It's the largest and most well-preserved royal park in China.
 
SOUNDBITE 1 (Chinese): LI AIBING, Beijing Municipal Administration Center of Parks
"This exhibition is a landmark for us. It is the first time these treasures displayed in the U.S. We are making efforts to hold exhibitions overseas."
 
The exhibition showcases 80 pieces from Cixi's beloved life collection, including china, jade, clock, furniture, clothes and many more. A car that was given to Cixi as a birthday gift 116 years ago was also on display.
 
The exhibition will last until March 2018.