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Intangible Cultural Heritages in Shananxi

Intangible Cultural Heritages in Shananxi

Fengxiang New Year Woodblock Prints

Located in the western region of the Guanzhong plain in Shaanxi, Fengxiang County is a renowned place of producing New Year woodblock print. According to the records of Tai Family of Nanshaoli Village in Fengxiang County, they have engaged in this ancient industry since the second year of Zhengde Period (1506-1521) of Ming Dynasty (1368-1644), lasting for almost 20 generations. More

Clay Sculpture

Located in the west of Guanzhong Plain, Fengxiang (county in Shaanxi Province) is famous for the folk colored clay sculpture which is also called as “clay product” by local people. Many colored clay sculptures of pottery figurines in period in the Spring and Autumn (770-476 BC) and Warring States (475-221 BC) periods, Han Dynasty ( 206 BC - AD 220) and Tang Dynasty (618 –07) are excavated there, indicating the long history of Fengxiang clay sculpture. More

Yaozhou Kiln Ceramic Firing and Manufacturing Skills

Yaozhou kiln, located in Yaozhou City, Shaanxi Province, was a famous porcelain-making site in Tang Dynasty (618-907). Developed continually in Song Dynasty (960-1279) , it reached its peak and become the largest one of China's six major kiln schools, and its products are representative of northern celadon. More

Huangdi Mausoleum Sacrificial Ceremony

Located in southern region of Yan'an City, Shaanxi Province, Huangling County, derived its name from the burial site of Huangdi (Yellow Emperor) who is the founder of the Chinese nation. More