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  • Ningbo Zoushu

    The art of Ningbo Zoushu, which literally means "story-telling-on-touring", originated in Yuyao county, Zhejiang province, during Guangxu period of the Qing Dynasty (1875-1908).

    August 12, 2016

  • Shengzhou bamboo weaving

    Shengzhou, the home of bamboo, is located to the east of Zhejiang province, adjoining Shaoxing and Ningbo.

    August 12, 2016

  • Tongxiang Indigo Print Fabric

    Tongxiang of Zhejiang province, a place abundant in cotton, has been famous for indigo print fabric since the Qing dynasty (1889–1912).

    August 12, 2016

  • Stone carving in Qingtian

    Stone carving in Qingtian

    ​The county of Qingtian, in the rolling hills of southern Zhejiang province, is famous for the stone carving crafts that are made of a high-quality pyrophyllite.

    August 12, 2016

  • Silk umbrellas

    Silk umbrellas

    China has a long history of making umbrellas, with the first collapsible one recorded as having been made in 21 AD.

    August 12, 2016

  • Yue Kiln celadon

    The Shanglin Lake area in modern-day Zhejiang province, in the cities of Shaoxing, Yuyao, Cixi and Ningbo, is the home of Yue Kiln sites where the finest celadon was produced in ancient China.

    August 12, 2016

  • Family Temple of Confucius

    Family Temple of Confucius

    Of the categories of Confucius temples, the lesser known family temples are the only ones used for enshrining Confucius and his offspring.

    August 10, 2016

  • Hangzhou Lantern Festival

    Hangzhou Lantern Festival

    Lantern Festival is an important traditional Chinese festival, closely related to the Spring Festival and marks the end of the Chinese New Year celebrations.

    August 2, 2016

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