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The sweet smell of traditional Chinese incense

2018-07-30 11:35

Burning incense and sipping tea from a purple clay cup while appreciating traditional Chinese music is a way for many Chinese people to enjoy their leisure time, alone or with friends.

Silversmith aims to build artisan village in Guizhou

2018-07-16 16:03

Wang Guozhun, coming from a long line of silversmiths, is now a local intangible heritage successor creating a better life for his family and his fellow villagers.

Cutting edge

2018-05-11 08:17

Zhou Shuying spent years injecting new life into an age-old folk craft, which saw her develop new colors, patterns and techniques. Yang Yang reports.

The watchman of earthenware in Kashgar

2018-04-06 12:09

Nearly every family in the old town of Kashgar in the Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region owns pieces of local earthenware, whether they be dishes, cups, bottles or bowls, and those made by Tursun Zunun are the best-known.

Durable threads

2018-03-16 08:20

Horse tail embroidery of the Shui ethnic group is an intangible heritage in China, and 53-year-old Song Shuixian has made it her life's mission to take it to a wider audience.

National intangible cultural heritage: lantern making in Xianju

2018-02-28 14:07

Chen Caiping makes lanterns at a workshop in Xianju county, East China's Zhejiang province, Feb 27, 2018.

Reviving Peking Opera

2018-02-23 15:54

A young actress learns from a veteran to revive Peking Opera.

In photos: Jianzhan porcelain revived in Fujian

2018-02-07 10:40

Jianzhan porcelain was among the eight most famous varieties of porcelain back in ancient China's Song Dynasty (960-1127). Production techniques for the porcelain were listed as a national intangible cultural heritage in China in 2011.

An artist's lifelong devotion to Chinese New Year paintings

2018-02-03 16:54

JINAN - A cherubic child holding a big fish, a giant tree bearing golden coins as fruit, or delicate woodblock paintings are all often hung at homes during the Chinese Lunar New Year. For many Chinese, bright-colored woodblock paintings, which are hung at almost every door, windows and walls for festival decorations, are quite time-limited. As soon as the parties come to an end, these print works are at once thrown away.

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