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Located in the south of Hubei, known as "the South Gate of Hubei", Xianning has great renown for “Chibi old haunt of the Three Kingdoms, inland nuclear power city”, which has great advantages of its "mountain", "water" "geography","location","culture","scenery","energy"and the trend of development. Xianning is a suitable place to do ...[more]
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 Despite the late administrative construction of Xianning (prefecture-level city), the counties and urban districts under its administration all have a long history. The territory of today’s Xianning belonged to Jing Chu in the Xia and Shang Dynasties ( about 2200-1100 BC), Nan County in the Qin Dynasty(221-206 BC ), [more]
Xianning named “the hometown of China ancient Yao people culture” 17-12-29

  XIANNING - There comes good news from Chinese Folk Literature and Art Association on Thursday that Xianning has been named “the hometown of China ancient Yao people culture” and Tongcheng County confirmed as “China ancient Yao people culture inheritance and exhibition base”, and “China ancient Yao people culture research base” will be established in the Hubei University of Science and Technology (HBUST).

  In the mid-December, the expert team led by Cheng Jianjun, the vice president of the Chinese Folk Literature and Art Association, made a field visit in Tongcheng, Chibi, Chongyang, Tongshan, and Xian’an, to learn more about rescuing, inheriting and protecting ancient Yao people culture in Xianning and hold the seminar and summit forum for the hometown of China ancient Yao people culture in HBUST.

  After the investigation and argumentation, the expert team agreed unanimously that Xianning has a long history and is one of the cradles of the Yao people culture, with unique ancient Yao people cultural form. At present, Xianning is rich in ancient Yao people cultural heritages, yielding great achievements in materials and researches. Xianning municipal Party committee and municipal government attach great importance to the research and protection of ancient Yao people culture: organize an academic research team to conduct relevant investigation and researches, host abundant cultural activities, and promote the inheritance and development of ancient Yao people culture. By Li Jia and Liu Yamin (

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