Taiyuan lacquerware originated in the Spring and Autumn Period (770-476 BC), flourished in the Tang Dynasty (618-907) and reached its peak in the Ming (1368-1644) and Qing (1644-1911) dynasties.
Stilt walking, which originated in China's Spring and Autumn Period (770-476 BC), has gradually become a popular form of technical performance and is one of the ancient Chinese operas after many centuries of development.
The Taiyuan bureau of culture and tourism on Dec 13 recognized 48 institutions for their fine protection work in the city's seventh list of municipal-level intangible cultural heritage items.
The lion dance of Xihuamen, which has been popular around Xihuamen Street in Taiyuan since the Ming and Qing dynasties, is a unique type of lion dance with strong local characteristics.
Extremely popular in the Xiaodian district of Taiyuan city, Ergui wrestling is a form of Han ethnic folk dance performed by one person.
The Meiheju vinegar workshop in the city of Taiyuan took the province's mature vinegar brewing process to a new level.
In Taiyuan city's Qingxu county, the Xugou Beigun is a popular folk dance art form with strong local characteristics and involves balancing a child on a rod attached to one's back.
Jinci Temple Fair is a traditional festival with a history of some 1,000 years.