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Special art works exhibited in Pu'er
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An art exhibition for the handicapped was staged at the Pu'er Cultural Center, southwest Yunnan’s Pu'...
Hengshui printing inherits ancient craft
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In Hengshui, central China’s Hebei province, the printing craft based on carved models of Chinese calligraphy first appeared in the Ming dynasty (1368-1644) and flourished in the Qing (1636-1912).
Chinese craftsman paints the picture of the world in tiny bottles
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Inside painting, or inner painting, is a Chinese art form. It involves tiny snuff bottles which have pictures and calligraphy painted on the inside surface of the bottle.
Naxi embroidery store creates needle work in Lijiang
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Located in Sanyuan village of Baisha Ancient Town in west Yunnan’s Lijiang City, the Bengshi Naxi handmade embroidery store not only inherits traditional technique but also innovates novel and unique needle work.
Dali potter makes pottery zoetic
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Does pottery have life or soul? Craftsman Su Longxiang, a native of the Fengyi town in west Yunnan’s Dali Bai Autonomous Prefecture, shaped his pottery works with his magic hands on Aug. 18.
What presents do you send to lover on Qixi?
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The upcoming Qixi Festival, also known as Chinese Valentine's Day or Double seventh, falls on the seventh day of the seventh lunar month (August 14th) this year.
Lahu Gourd Art Exhibition financed by National Art Fund
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Recently, “Lahu Gourd Art Exhibition” in Lancang County, south Yunnan’s Pu 'er city, has been chosen to the list of “Annual National Art Funding Projects in 2020", becoming a new program promoted by national art fund.
Bai women in Binchuan stick to embroidery tradition
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The embroidery of Bai ethnic group has a long history, and the art is widely seen on ethnic costumes, wallets, insoles, embroidered shoes, tapestries, decorations and so on.
Dongba paper: A piece full of cultural implications
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Beginning with material gathering, there are around ten strict steps to follow in the paper making. It is such steps that made the worm-proof, water-proof and enduring, that is, staying intact for millennium.
Lijiang is cradle of Dongba culture
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On Guangyi Street of Lijiang Old Town stands a Naxi Hieroglyphic Art Gallery whose curator, He Runyan, is an authentic Naxi people. He has been inheriting and spreading the Dongba Culture for 30 years.
Int’l stone expo opens in Kunming on July 7
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The 2021 China Kunming International Stone Expo opened at Kunming International Exposition Center on July 8. The five-day exposition aims to carry forward the stone culture and prosper the jewelry industry.
Tile cats transformed from traditional mascots to modern decorations
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The folk custom has been widely spread in Kunming, Dali and other places. The tile cats are very particular, usually placed on the roof ridge, cornices or door head.
Another 4 Pu’er items included in national heritage list
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China's State Council released a new group of 325 national intangible cultural heritage items in Beijing on June 10. Out of the 23 included items from Yunnan, Pu’er City has four.
Paper-cut: A couple’s life pursuit
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With one pair of scissors and one piece of paper, Wang cut out a life-like silhouette portrait in just 30 seconds. Recently we visited the workshop of Wang Yuan and Duan Yunli and witnessed the miracles of paper-cut.
Books with traditional binding on show in Mile City
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An exhibition featuring the classic books bound in a traditional Chinese method is going at the Dongfengyun tourist town in south Yunnan’s Mile City. The classics included A Dream in Red Mansions, Vajracchedika Sutra and others.
Purple pottery of Jianshui spurs industrial vitality
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Whether you are walking in the hustle and bustle business streets, peaceful surrounding villages or in front of the big or small workshops, you can come aross ‘potteries’ in Jianshui County.
Tie-dye textile generates jobs, income in Weishan
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Weishan county is known as a cradle of the tie-dye craft across China, and tie-dye textile products by the Bai ethnic group feature unique steps, fine processing and original patterns.
Su Longxiang: I bring muds to life
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Su Longxiang, a clay artist living in northwest Yunnan’s Dai Dai autonomous prefecture, has been known as “Claymaker Su” because of his life-long love for clay sculptures and excellent craftsmanship.
Female police officers honored in artwork
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The public security authorities of Yunnan province released five drawings, to depict local female police officers from different Chinese ethnic groups. The drawings celebrate the first Chinese People's Police Day, which falls on Sunday.
Craftsmen inherit local earthenware culture in Wanyao Village of Yunnan
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Craftsmen work at a pottery workshop in Wanyao Village of Mazhan Township in Tengchong, southwest China's Yunnan Province, Nov. 18, 2020. Wanyao is a village specializing in making pottery.
Wanyao: Hometown of pottery
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The Wanyao Village in southwest Yunnan’s Lincang City is rich in clay for making pottery.With a pottery-maki...
Black pottery fires rural tourism in Shangri-La village
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The art of firing black pottery, a national-level intangible cultural heritage, has now become a draw for tourists and an engine for the local economy.
Chinese ethnic tradition kept alive: Lahu people's weaving
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While China is embracing a rapid development in automation and mechanization in the clothing industry, the Lahu ethnic group is striving to keep the tradition of hand-sewn clothing alive.
Craftsmen put their hearts to Shoujiang silverware shop
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In 2017, they jointly opened the Shoujiang silverware shop in Kunming. Their founding mission is to innovate the traditional silver craft and build a real brand for handmade silverwares.
Giving thanks to nature by exquisite craftsmanship
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Plants, flowers, wild animals, or legends are often carved on a trunk of wood before being painted with plant-based paint.
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