The website of the Tokyo National Museum publicises its exhibition of a masterpiece by Tang calligrapher Yan Zhenqing. Photo: Tokyo National Museum
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If Xi Jinping wants Chinese culture to flourish, he should free it from Communist Party control

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The website of the Tokyo National Museum publicises its exhibition of a masterpiece by Tang calligrapher Yan Zhenqing. Photo: Tokyo National Museum
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Story of Yanxi Palace has been available in more than 70 markets globally and was translated into 14 languages, including English, Arabic and Vietnamese. Photo: Handout

If period drama Yanxi Palace is gone, what’s the story for Chinese soft power?

  • Attack on historical dramas for their ‘negative influence on society’ could mean losing a popular cultural export
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Story of Yanxi Palace has been available in more than 70 markets globally and was translated into 14 languages, including English, Arabic and Vietnamese. Photo: Handout
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