Qingxu mature vinegar brewing techniques
The milestone innovation of solid fermentation in vinegar brewing came in the Northern Wei Dynasty (386-534) and laid the foundation for the unique style and brewing techniques of Qingxu mature vinegar.
Qingxu festooned archways
Festooned archways play a significant role in the folk literature of Qingxu county in Taiyuan city.
Brick carving in Qingxu county is famous for durability, variety of patterns, exquisite production and historical significance.
Fenghuo Liuxing is a folk performance art integrating acrobatics and Chinese martial arts that is often staged during Spring Festival celebrations.
Lianhualao is an ancient art genre combining talking and singing that originated from Buddhism and was popular in the Song Dynasty (960-1279).
Jinju Opera is one of the four bangzi or clapper operas in Shanxi province, distinguished by their use of wooden clappers for rhythm and a more energetic singing style.
Taiyuan Gong and Drum
Taiyuan Gong and Drum is a folk percussion performance popular in Taiyuan, Jinzhong, and Lyuliang cities in North China's Shanxi province.
Buddhism was introduced to Shanxi province as early as the Eastern Han Dynasty (25-220) and became quite popular in the Southern and Northern Dynasties (420-581).