Shanxi items added to national intangible cultural heritage list


A total of 14 items from North China's Shanxi province were included on the list of the fifth batch of national intangible cultural heritage examples, announced by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism on Dec 22. 

These covered the fields of traditional dance, crafts, music, opera, the fine arts, folk arts and customs and traditional medicine. 

The items were located in Taiyuan, Xinzhou, Shuozhou, Jincheng, Jinzhong, Lyuliang, Changzhi, Linfen, Yangquan and Yuncheng cities.