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Cultural Insider: Chinese chieftain system

2015-07-03 07:05:00

China's chieftain heritage sites will be considered by the 39th session of the World Heritage Committee, which opened in Bonn, Germany on June 28, for a listing as world cultural heritage this week.

Woodcut print craft in Hangzhou

2014-12-10 13:59:15

The woodcut print is evolved from the traditional color print that is to create a high quality copy of Chinese painting and calligraphy.

Folk activity 'walking on fire'

2014-12-10 13:59:15

Local people believe the ceremony can help them ward off evil spirits and bring in good luck.

Thousand-year-old Huangyao town in deep mountains

2014-12-10 13:59:15

Located 60 kilometers southwest of Hezhou city in Guangxi, Huangyao Ancient Town is surrounded by three rivers and oddly shaped peaks.

Cultural heritage: Huimo techniques

2014-12-10 13:59:15

Xiang Song examines a Huimo ink mould in Shexian County, east China's Anhui Province, Aug. 27, 2014. Xiang Song was born into a family with a long tradition of making Huimo

Sericulture and silk craftsmanship of China

2014-12-10 13:25:43

Sericulture and silk craftsmanship of China, based in Zhejiang and Jiangsu Provinces near Shanghai and Chengdu in Sichuan Province, have an ancient history.

Chinese Traditional Architectural Craftsmanship for Timber-framed Structures

2014-12-10 13:25:43

In 2009, the Chinese traditional architectural craftsmanship for timber-framed structures was inscribed on the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity by the UNESCO.

Xi’an wind and percussion ensemble

2014-12-10 13:25:43

In 2009, The Xi’an wind and percussion ensemble was inscribed on the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity by the UNESCO.

The art of Chinese seal engraving

2014-12-09 13:25:43

In 2009, The art of Chinese seal engraving was inscribed on the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity by the UNESCO.

Chinese calligraphy

2014-12-08 13:25:43

In 2009, Chinese calligraphy was inscribed on the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity by the UNESCO.

Grand Songs of the Dong Ethnic Minority Group

2014-12-08 13:25:43

Also called "Galao" the Tong grand songs, called as such because they are sung by large groups of people, are a kind of folk music that originated in the Song Dynasty (960-1279).

Jinshanling Great Wall

2014-12-04 13:59:15

Located in Luanping County, Hebei Province, Jinshanling is the best preserved section of the Great Wall, with many original features.

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