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Shadow Play

2014-01-28

Xiaoyi Shadow Play originated in the Warring States Period (475-221BC) in Xiaoyi City, one of the cradles of Chinese shadow play art.

Pingyao Varnishing Lacquerware Techniques

2014-01-28

The varnished lacquerwares in Pingyao go back to ancient times. It's said that they originated in the Shang and Zhou Dynasties (about 2000BC), developed in the Tang Dynasty and peaked in the Ming and Qing Dynasties.

Walking on Stilts

2014-01-17

Cai Gaoqiao, or walking on stilts, is another popular traditional performance of the Spring Festival, especially in Northern China.

Lu'an Dagu

2013-10-18

Lu'an Dagu, which is full of distinct regional features from northern China, is a form of music played with a small drum and other instruments.

Lion Dance

2013-10-18

The Lion Dance is one of the most widespread folk dances in China.

Jin Opera

2013-10-18

Jin Opera is one of the four Bangzi operas in Shanxi Province.

Jiangzhou Drum Music

2013-10-18

Shanxi is the cradle of the Chinese drum.

Fen Jiu Brewing Technique

2013-10-18

Jiu is the umbrella term for alcoholic beverages in China.

Er Ren Tai

2013-10-17

Er ren literally means 'two people', and tai means 'stage'. Er ren tai therefore refers to a kind of folk opera in which two performers, usually one male and the other female, perform onstage.

Daoqing Opera

2013-10-17

The Daoqing Opera is popular in the Yellow River valley.

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