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HRH The Duke of Cambridge to visit China: Focus on cultural exchange and creative partnerships

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HRH The Duke of Cambridge will visit China from March 1 to March 4 to undertake a series of engagements on behalf of Her Majesty's Government.

This will be The Duke’s first visit to China and he will spend approximately three days in there. Key engagements will support initiatives around the Government’s GREAT campaign, aimed at building British prosperity through innovation and creative business partnerships.

The Duke will launch the GREAT Festival of Creativity at Shanghai’s contemporary Long Museum, the first major event in the Year of Cultural Exchange between the UK and China. The festival will showcase how British innovation and commercial creativity in fashion, health, technology, education, entertainment and luxury retail can bring advantages to Chinese businesses.

The Duke will also visit Beijing and Xishuangbanna during his visit to China.

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