Researchers in Southwest China's Tibet autonomous region are racing against the clock to digitalize intangible cultural heritage as the region's Tibetan folk masters reach old age.
Shu embroidery, regional handicraft mostly produced in Chengdu and Mianyang of Sichuan, was listed as one of China's National Intangible Cultural Heritages in 2006.
Gyaltsen Huazang, a man of the zang people, has devoted himself to the career of butter carving for thirty-three years. He was born in 1965 in a small village of Qinhai province and later became a monk of Kumbum Monastery in 1981 to study about Buddhism.
Gema Tsering was born in 1930 to a family of Xueqiang dancers in Zishi Village of Zigeng Town in Derong County, Garze Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, Sichuan Province.
Hu Guanmei, 60, was born in Wangdong Village, Congjiang County of Qiandongnan Miao and Dong Autonomous Prefecture, Guizhou Province.
Hugjiltu, 54, is a Chinese singer of Mongolian ethnicity. He learned Hoomii, a Mongolian singing style, by a quirk of fate but has since become a vocal advocate for this part of his ethnic group’s cultural heritage.
Nong Fengmei, 50, is a farmer and singer of the Zhuang ethnicity from Poya Village, Funing County, Wenshan Zhuang and Miao Autonomous Prefecture, in the frontier province of Yunnan.
The distinctive Jyaidexiu (a town in Tibet’s Shannan Prefecture) "bangdian" — Tibetan for apron – has a 500-year-long history, and in 2006 was listed as a National Intangible Cultural Heritage.
Fu Yuguang, an inheritor named in the fourth round of China’s National Intangible Cultural Heritage Project in 2012 for Manchu Shuobu, was born into a Manchu family in Aihui County of Northeast China’s Heilongjiang Province in 1933.
The grand finale of the fifth International Emei Martial Arts Festival was held at the Gold Summit of the main peak of Emei Mountain of Southwest China's Sichuan province on Sept 15, 2015.
Ten cultural symbols reflecting Inner Mongolia's image, identity and values are being promoted by the Information Office of the Inner Mongolian government.
A stage play about the life and culture of the Ewenki nationality kicked off at the Hulun Buir Grand Theater, and a stage play about the life and culture of the Ewenki nationality, kicked off at the Hulun Buir Grand Theater recently.