TRAVEL Xinjiang exhibition displays over 200 intangible cultural heritage projects

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Xinjiang exhibition displays over 200 intangible cultural heritage projects

CGTN

20:25, October 14, 2021

The exhibition is held at the Xinjiang Art Museum, Urumqi City, northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, October 14, 2021. (Photo: CGTN)

An intangible cultural heritage exhibition entitled"Xinjiang Is a Wonderful Land" opened on Thursday at the Xinjiang Art Museum in Urumqi City, capital of northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, and will run through October 19.


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The exhibition features 209 masterpieces of representative intangible cultural heritages, among which 115 are from 19 provincial-level regions and cities, and 94 from Xinjiang. The event is co-hosted by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism and the People's Government of the Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region.

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Some 111 national projects are on display, including Beijing kite-making skills, Mongolian Tovshuur music and Clay Figure Zhang of Tianjin, as well as 54 provincial or autonomous region-level projects, such as Weifang embroidery and stone carving painting.

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The exhibition mainly consists of themed exhibitions, lectures and exchanges. There are a number of performances and experiences, such as "face changing," "knot art" and "sand painting".

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The exhibition has "offline activities" and an "online exhibition." Nearly 100 national and provincial intangible cultural heritage representative inheritors were invited to give on-site presentations to demonstrate the charm of intangible cultural assets.

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