Video: CGTN introduces Longquan swords to global audience
CGTN – the State-run English-language news channel based in Beijing – recently launched a cultural program called Inheritors. One of the episodes centered on the sword-making industry in Longquan, a county-level city administered by Lishui city in East China's Zhejiang province.
The sword forging tradition has been passed on in Longquan for 2,600 years and its style is called the Longquan sword.
The episode introduces the sword-making process, recounts sword-related myths and explores the culture of swords in China. Check out this video to find out more.