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Freshwater pearl workshop in Guangzhou

2020-03-10 09:52

Freshwater pearls are mainly cultivated in eastern China. And this workshop has brought that experience to Guangzhou's pearl lovers.

Self-made sugarman

2020-03-03 08:45

Louis To, aka Sugarman, is a self-made sugar art master in Hong Kong. He is one of the very few artisans in the city that still perform the centuries-old folk art for people. Kneading out animal figures from hot sugar, Louis pursues the joy of exchanging happiness with every customer.

Art of Jian ware in E China

2020-01-06 17:00

Jian ware, a type of ceramic in East China, is usually dark-glazed.

The journey of Peking Opera

2019-09-27 16:53

The development of Peking opera epitomizes the evolution of traditional Chinese art forms.

Traditional glove puppet show

2018-12-18 11:07

The city of Zhangzhou is known for its glove puppets, whose magically lifelike movements can mimic all kinds of characters from a mischievous child to a martial arts expert.

Yuelu Academy's rich legacy and culture stand tall

2018-11-26 15:21

In the ancient time, Changsha in Central China's Hunan province played an irreplaceable role in China's cultural exchanges as the Yuelu Academy here served as an institute for higher education since its establishment in 976.

National intangible cultural heritage: Dangyangyu kiln Jiao Tai pottery firing

2018-08-31 15:15

Chai Zhanzhu, the representative inheritor of Dangyangyu kiln Jiao Tai pottery firing, works on a greenware at Dangyangyu village of Xiuwu county in Jiaozuo, Central China's Henan province, Aug 27, 2018.

Handicrafts show pays tribute to artisans

2018-08-21 16:22

China is home to a variety of handicrafts on as many mediums as one can imagine. And although some of them have died out, many remain alive thanks to innovations initiated by of artisans.

Old heritage sparkles anew

2018-08-16 14:43

This month, many women in Shilan, a small town in Hunan province, are becoming embroiderers with support from the local government.

Keeping a tradition alive

2018-08-07 14:51

Sui Yiyang started out wanting to learn to play the "guqin", but he now crafts the instruments with his own hands.

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