CULTURE In pics: shadow play in Weinan, Shaanxi

CULTURE

In pics: shadow play in Weinan, Shaanxi

Xinhua

08:20, May 09, 2021

Artists perform a shadow play in Huazhou District of Weinan City, northwest China's Shaanxi Province, May 8, 2021. Shadow play, also known as shadow puppetry, is a traditional Chinese folk art. In 2011, Chinese shadow puppetry was inscribed on the UNESCO Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. (Xinhua/Wei Xiang)

A staff member colors shadow puppets in Huazhou District of Weinan City, northwest China's Shaanxi Province, May 8, 2021. Shadow play, also known as shadow puppetry, is a traditional Chinese folk art. In 2011, Chinese shadow puppetry was inscribed on the UNESCO Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. (Xinhua/Sun Zhenghao)

A tourist shows her experience of making shadow puppets through a livestream in Huazhou District of Weinan City, northwest China's Shaanxi Province, May 8, 2021. Shadow play, also known as shadow puppetry, is a traditional Chinese folk art. In 2011, Chinese shadow puppetry was inscribed on the UNESCO Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. (Xinhua/Chen Chen)

A staff member colors shadow puppets in Huazhou District of Weinan City, northwest China's Shaanxi Province, May 8, 2021. Shadow play, also known as shadow puppetry, is a traditional Chinese folk art. In 2011, Chinese shadow puppetry was inscribed on the UNESCO Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. (Photo by Li Baojuan/Xinhua)

A tourist looks at shadow puppets during an exhibition in Huazhou District of Weinan City, northwest China's Shaanxi Province, May 8, 2021. Shadow play, also known as shadow puppetry, is a traditional Chinese folk art. In 2011, Chinese shadow puppetry was inscribed on the UNESCO Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. (Xinhua/Sun Zhenghao)

A tourist takes photos of a shadow puppet during an exhibition in Huazhou District of Weinan City, northwest China's Shaanxi Province, May 8, 2021. Shadow play, also known as shadow puppetry, is a traditional Chinese folk art. In 2011, Chinese shadow puppetry was inscribed on the UNESCO Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. (Xinhua/Wei Xiang)

A tourist takes photos of shadow puppets during an exhibition in Huazhou District of Weinan City, northwest China's Shaanxi Province, May 8, 2021. Shadow play, also known as shadow puppetry, is a traditional Chinese folk art. In 2011, Chinese shadow puppetry was inscribed on the UNESCO Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. (Xinhua/Chen Chen)

Artists perform a shadow play in Huazhou District of Weinan City, northwest China's Shaanxi Province, May 8, 2021. Shadow play, also known as shadow puppetry, is a traditional Chinese folk art. In 2011, Chinese shadow puppetry was inscribed on the UNESCO Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. (Xinhua/Sun Zhenghao)

Artists perform a shadow play in Huazhou District of Weinan City, northwest China's Shaanxi Province, May 8, 2021. Shadow play, also known as shadow puppetry, is a traditional Chinese folk art. In 2011, Chinese shadow puppetry was inscribed on the UNESCO Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. (Xinhua/Wei Xiang)

A tourist takes photos of shadow puppets during an exhibition in Huazhou District of Weinan City, northwest China's Shaanxi Province, May 8, 2021. Shadow play, also known as shadow puppetry, is a traditional Chinese folk art. In 2011, Chinese shadow puppetry was inscribed on the UNESCO Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. (Xinhua/Zhang Bowen)

An artist performs a shadow play in Huazhou District of Weinan City, northwest China's Shaanxi Province, May 8, 2021. Shadow play, also known as shadow puppetry, is a traditional Chinese folk art. In 2011, Chinese shadow puppetry was inscribed on the UNESCO Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. (Xinhua/Wei Xiang)

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