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故宫举办金鱼主题文化展览

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An exhibition showcasing live goldfish and goldfish-themed cultural relics1 kicks off in the Forbidden City Tuesday.
 
本周二,故宫举办一场活金鱼和金鱼主题文化遗产的展览。  

 
Nearly 200 goldfish of 42 species from Beijing, Shanghai, Tianjin, Wuhan and other places will be introduced to audiences, many of which are of rare species.
 
Thirty-four goldfish-themed cultural relics from the Palace Museum's collection are on display with live goldfish, in order to let audiences appreciate the beautiful creatures while learning about its culture.
 
"Jinyu," the Chinese term for "goldfish," is a homonym2 of the term "gold and jade3" in Chinese, which makes goldfish a favourite theme in Chinese art to convey people's aspiration4 for a better life.
 
The Forbidden City has a long history with goldfish, with a total of 279 species of goldfish kept inside at its peak.
 
The live goldfish section of the exhibition will run until Aug. 11, while the cultural relics section will last until Aug. 30. Visitors with tickets to the Palace Museum can enjoy the exhibition free of charge.


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