The First Intangible Cultural Heritage Exhibition of Hunan Province was launched at Hunan Forest Botanical Garden, Changsha on April, 9.
Heritors of Hunan’s intangible cultural heritages at the national, provincial and municipal levels brought to the two-day exhibition their stunning and skilled performances.
The items of intangible cultural heritage on display and live performances include Xiang embroidery, Changsha palm fiber weaving, paper cutting and Sangzhi folk songs, boosting visitors’ enthusiasm.
During their daily life and long-term working, ethnic people of our province created brilliant treasures in literature, music, embroidery, folk costume and folk festivals, which are of great significance to the development of the country and the world at large.
It is for the first time that the province exhibited the achievements made in protecting intangible cultural heritages, introduced Dou Xuesong, director of Hunan Intangible Cultural Heritage Protection Center. The event is expected to raise people’s awareness of protecting and loving local intangible cultural heritages and to promote the protection, handing down and development of these treasures.