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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.
Ethnic Bai handicraft in vogue with innovation
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The ethnic craftwork, made with fabric and thread, and stuffed with herbs and spices, usually represents images of the 12 Chinese zodiac animals, folklore of the Bai people, historical figures and other auspicious symbols.
Wei Jian: Yunnan railway relics remind me of Musée d’Orsay
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Wei Jian is a Chinese historian, educator and cultural celebrity, and she also serves as the deputy director of Yunnan Provincial Museum. “Relics should be part of tourism,” said Wei.
Heritages plus tourism: how an old village shakes off poverty
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Since the development of tourism in Keyi village, Mile city of southeast Yunnan’s Honghe Hani autonomous prefecture, the livelihood of Bi Kun and his family has been significantly improved.
Heritage plus souvenirs:  “bring” the Yunnan culture back home
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As a culturally-diversified province lying in southwest China, Yunnan has long been famous for the arts and handicrafts created by local ethnic groups.
Heritages plus sports: a key to attract more tourists
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Nowadays, intangible cultural heritages are no long confined to arts, relics and craftsmanship; sports and games have also joined this big family.
Cultures plus experiences: an in-depth tour in Yunnan
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Today, creative intangible cultural heritage programs not only help unveil the cultural values of many heritages themselves, they have become a brand new window for people from both China and abroad to know about Yunnan and its highly diversified ethnic cultures.
Ancient copperware craft exhibited in Yunnan
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An exhibition on silver-inlaid black copperware is taking place at the Yunnan Nationalities Museum from May 18, featuring 126 art items and a live demonstration from a lineage holder in the making of black copperware.
Yunlong: Museum of ancient bridges
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The vine, brick, wood, stone bridges across rivers and hiding in the mountains integrate themselves into the nature. They are witnesses of Yunlong’s history.
Inheriting the skills of making Pu’er tea
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Mr. Li Xingchang is the eighth-generation inheritor of the traditional Pu’er tea making skills in Ning’er Hani and Yi autonomous county in southwest Yunnan’s Pu’er city.
Gao Yuwen: A committed carver on leather wares
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In the Gao's Leather Carving Workshop, which is located on Fengzhu Street in Kunming, artist Gao Yuwen was f...
Dai people's life shown in vivid paper-cuttings
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The paper cutting of the Dai ethnic group originates from ancient rituals, where unique patterns are cut on the...
Silver-inlaid black copper gets ever more popular
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The silver-inlaid black copper is a traditional Chinese handicraft unique to Yunnan. It has a history of more th...
A“doctor” who makes cultural relics travel through time
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"The cultural relics restorers are more than just craftsmen. They must also have good knowledge of science, technology, history and culture."
Gejiu: traditional tin-smithing brought to life
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The city of Gejiu is located in the southeast of Yunnan province. Every weekend the tin ware studio in the Tin...
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In Cangyuan Wa Autonomous County, southwest Yunnan’s Lincang City, there is a Dai village where bamboo is w...
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Student Zhong Xing from art institute makes Jueban woodcut painting at the woodcut studio of Pu'er University...
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Featuring unique patterns and sophisticated techniques being involved, embroideries of the Yi ethnic minority are reputed as the “wearable history”.
Yongzi go-pieces recognised as famous brand of Yunnan ethnic folk arts and crafts
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Recently, Yunnan province announced a list of demonstration villages, leading enterprises, famous brands and demonst...
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