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Cutting edge

2018-05-11 08:17:04

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.

Young actors inherit traditional puppet show in Quanzhou

2018-04-15 17:22:02

Actors born in 1990s answer a curtain call after a traditional puppet show at a theatre in Quanzhou, Southeast China's Fujian province, April 14, 2018. 

The watchman of earthenware in Kashgar

2018-04-06 12:09:40

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 08:20:05

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 14:07:50

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

Reviving Peking Opera

2018-02-23 15:54:49

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

In photos: Jianzhan porcelain revived in Fujian

2018-02-07 10:40:14

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 16:54:21

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.

Sino-Vietnamese arts show a success

2018-01-31 09:29:01

Performers help raise the roof in Hanoi to mark 68 years of diplomatic ties.

Intangible cultural heritages help promote local tourism in Guizhou

2018-01-22 14:22:42

Intangible cultural heritages are moved into experiencing houses in scenic spots of Danzhai county, in which tourists can get to know the local culture in a much more personal way.

Keeping a tradition alive

2018-01-22 11:31:57

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

80-year-old craftswoman renowned for making herbal sachets

2018-01-18 11:30:20

Wang Xiuying, an 80-year-old craftswoman is renowned for making herbal sachets.

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