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Xianning treasures to be displayed in City Museum on Jun 9th
http://English.xianning.gov.cn 18-06-06
 

  XIANNING - As Xianning people, are you acquainted with the treasures Xianning embraces? The Cultural and Natural Heritage Day falls on June 9th, by which time the Xianning treasures will be exhibited in City Museum, and a splendid exhibition beyond time is about to start. Plus, there are many delicate gifts with Xianning local features for you to take home.

  This activity is co-hosted by the Propaganda Department of Xianning Municipal Party Committee, Municipal Bureau of Culture, Press, Publication, Radio and Television, and Xianning Daily Media Group, organized by Xianning City Museum, The Protection and Development Center of Southeastern Hubei Traditional Architectures, and Xianning Intangible Cultural Heritage Protection Center, the theme of which is “colorful intangible heritage, beautiful life.”

  This activity comprises 5 major parts: intangible heritage exhibition, intangible heritage performance, display in words and pictures, quiz game and a museum journey of folk custom. Apart from the exhibits showcased in the city museum, you can see the successor of the “Tongshan woodcarving” project shows his carving skills on the scene, successors of the “Chongyang tiqin craftsmanship”, “footbath drum craftsmanship” and “Jiayu Wudu craftsmanship” will also show what they got on the spot. An intangible heritage performance beyond time will bring those folk songs, dances and operas, such as “Tongcheng flapping dance”, “Tongshan mountain drum”, and “Chongyang tiqin opera” to life again.

  Besides, there will be a graphic exhibition of Xianning intangible cultural heritages, and the Russia-China Tea Road and the most beautiful ancient architectures in Southeastern Hubei special exhibitions.

  The exhibition and performance on that day will be webcasted by Xianning Daily. The prize-winning quiz games will be started in both the exhibition site and the live studio, and there are local precious gifts, like the Jiayu Wudu, Xianning folding fan with hand-drawings, Xianning green brick tea and nearly 10 thousand exquisite gifts. Please follow the WeChat public account of “Xianning Daily” to know more about this activity. By Zhou Xuan (www.xnnews.com.cn)


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