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Museum with 30,000 ethnic artworks to open

2008-12-06 09:48:28 GMT2008-12-06 17:48:28 (Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

Photo taken on Dec. 5, 2008 shows an item which was presented by Thai Interior Minister to then Chinese Vice Premier Deng Xiaoping in 1980 in the Museum of Nationalities in Nanning, capital of southwest China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region. As an important construction to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the founding of southwest China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, the museum highlighting a collection of more than 30, 000 ethnic artworks of 12 different ethnic groups in the region wil

Visitors look at a loom displayed in the Museum of Nationalities in Nanning, capital of southwest China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, on Dec. 5, 2008. (Xinhua Photo)

Photo taken on Dec. 5, 2008 shows an ancient stone shovel displayed in the Museum of Nationalities in Nanning, capital of southwest China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region. (Xinhua Photo)

Photo taken on Dec. 5, 2008 shows the hall of the Museum of Nationalities in Nanning, capital of southwest China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region. (Xinhua Photo)

Performers dance during a rehearsal of the opening ceremony in front of the Museum of Nationalities in Nanning, capital of southwest China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, on Dec. 5, 2008. (Xinhua Photo)

Photo taken on Dec. 5, 2008 shows an item which was presented by Thai Interior Minister to then Chinese Vice Premier Deng Xiaoping in 1980 in the Museum of Nationalities in Nanning, capital of southwest China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region. As an important construction to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the founding of southwest China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, the museum highlighting a collection of more than 30, 000 ethnic artworks of 12 different ethnic groups in the region will open to the public in recent days.

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