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Old Traditions of Making Huangyao Douchi

The ancient town of Huangyao located in Zhaoping County, Hezhou City, south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, is renown for its time-honored Douchi processing techniques.

15:15, 06-04, 2024
Huizhou-Style Carving in Wood, Brick, and Stone

In the present day, Huizhou refers to the area covering Huangshan City of Anhui Province and Wuyuan County in Jiangxi Province. This historic region is renowned for its unique art of carving named after it.

15:24, 05-06, 2024
Jili Silk

Jili silk is a type of silk produced in Jili Village, Nanxun Town, Nanxun District, Huzhou City in east China’s Zhejiang Province.

11:44, 04-08, 2024
Langzhong Shadow Play

Langzhong shadow play has been popular in 36 counties and cities in the vicinity of Langzhong in southwest China's Sichuan Province, and is one of three major styles of Sichuan shadow play.

11:08, 03-04, 2024
Naxi Dongba Painting

Naxi Dongba painting is a painting style that has been passed down among the Naxi ethnic group living in the Hengduan Mountains along the Jinsha River at the borders of southwest China's Yunnan, Sichuan, and Tibet

10:58, 02-05, 2024
The Zhenyuan Vegetarian Feast

The ancient city of Zhenyuan, located in southwest China’s Guizhou Province, is host to numerous historical sites and a cuisine that boasts unique features.

13:11, 01-08, 2024
Diqing Tibetan Guozhuang Dance

Guozhuang Dance is one of the three major folk dances practiced by the Tibetan people.

14:33, 12-06, 2023
Thrilling Traditional Uygur Sport of Goat Snatching

Goat snatching is a traditional team sport popular among nomadic ethnic groups such as the Uygur, Kyrghiz, Kazakh, and Tajik in the western part of Xinjiang.

15:36, 10-30, 2023
Shangcai's Chongyang Festival

The traditional Chongyanag Festival — also known as the Festival of the Elderly — falls on the ninth day of the ninth month of the lunar calendar.

10:37, 10-10, 2023
Tai Hang Fire Dragon Dance

One of Hong Kong's modern-looking neighborhoods in Wan Chai District is home to the Tai Hang Fire Dragon Dance, a folk art form with a history of over 100 years.

13:04, 09-04, 2023
Double Seventh Festival Customs in Shitang

On the seventh day of the seventh month of the lunar calendar in the town of Shitang, Wenling City in east China's Zhejiang Province, many households celebrate a festival that is commonly called "Kids' Day" for children aged 1-16 by praying to the children's guardian god "Lady Qiniang."

15:01, 08-07, 2023
Sending Away the Major Heat Boat

Sending away the Major Heat boat is a folk cultural activity in the area of Jiazhi, Jiaojiang District of Taizhou City in Zhejiang Province.

10:50, 07-13, 2023
Suzhou's Dragon Boat Festival

On the fifth day of the fifth month on the lunar calendar, most parts of China commemorate Qu Yuan (340-278 BC), the great Chinese poet who lived in the State of Chu during the Warring States period, by celebrating the Dragon Boat Festival. In Suzhou, a prosperous city in east China, local people's folk customs during the festival differ from other regions.

16:20, 06-05, 2023
Elephant-Foot Drum Dance of the Dai People

The elephant-foot drum dance is one of the most popular and representative traditional dances of the Dai people, one of China’s 56 ethnic groups. Performing the dance requires a high level of skills and can involve one or two individuals, or a group of people.

10:45, 05-10, 2023
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