Datong, a historic and cultural city in north China’s Shanxi Province, will cooperate with the Center Pompidou of France to build a new international art community, local authorities said.

Construction work on the community, which will cover an area of 60,000 square meters with 100 Chinese-style courtyards, will start soon and is expected to be completed in a year and a half, according to the city’s bureau of culture and tourism…

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