Taiyuan's workshop lauded for cultural protection, promotion
A workshop in Loufan county of Taiyuan, capital of North China's Shanxi province, was recently recognized as a representative intangible cultural heritage workshop by the Department of Intangible Cultural Heritage of the Ministry of Culture and Tourism.
Xinghualing in Taiyuan adds to their recognized cultural heritage
Xinghualing district in Taiyuan city recently announced its ninth batch of intangible cultural heritage items.
Traditional Taiyuan lacquerware making techniques
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 (Jiyi style)
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.
Taiyuan lauds intangible cultural heritage protection efforts
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.
Lion dance of Xihuamen
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.
Ergui wrestling (puppet wrestling show)
Extremely popular in the Xiaodian district of Taiyuan city, Ergui wrestling is a form of Han ethnic folk dance performed by one person.
Meiheju mature vinegar brewing process
The Meiheju vinegar workshop in the city of Taiyuan took the province's mature vinegar brewing process to a new level.