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Intangible cultural heritage fair held in Wuxi

Updated : 2022-06-13
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The intangible cultural heritage fair in ancient Huishan town. [Photo/WeChat account:wuxishilvyouju]

Wuxi in East China's Jiangsu province organized an intangible cultural heritage fair in the ancient Huishan town on June 10 to mark the country's annual National Cultural and Natural Heritage Day, which took place on June 11.

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Artists perform pingtan at the intangible cultural heritage fair in ancient Huishan town. [Photo/WeChat account:wuxishilvyouju]

Fifty intangible cultural heritage items and time-honored brands in the city, including Wuxi embroidery, Huishan clay figurines, Huishan pastry, bamboo carving, and Tianzi Dairy, were on display at the fair.

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A tourist in hanfu enjoys the local delicacy plum blossom-shaped cake at the intangible cultural heritage fair in ancient Huishan town. [Photo/WeChat account:wuxishilvyouju]

Inheritors of Xiju Opera, pingtan (ballad singing in local dialect accompanied by a three-stringed lute known as pipa), and Wu ballads, were invited to perform at the fair.

The fair also featured a photo exhibition showcasing the city's intangible cultural heritage and development.

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The electronic version of Huishan clay figurines. [Photo/wxrb]

Meanwhile, the digital versions of Wuxi's intangible cultural heritage items, namely Huishan clay figurines and bamboo carving, made their debuts on the Alibaba Auction platform and were sold out in 30 seconds.


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