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· Dragon Boat Festival
No Plan for UNESCO Recognition of Duanwu Festival
China has not yet decided whether to nominate Duanwu Festival (Dragon Boat Festival) for inclusion in UNESCO's intangible culture list, but should it do so, the presence on the list of a similar Korean festival occurring at the same time will not be an obstacle, Zhou Xiaopu, an official in charge of heritage applications at the Ministry of Culture said yesterday.
· Embroidery
Last Man Standing for Yunnan Embroidery
Zhang Longyuan, 74-year-old, runs an embroidery gallery in Kunming, capital of Yunnan Province, continuing to fly the flag of traditional Chinese craftwork.
· Calligraphy
Shanghai Shows Beijing Its Brand of Calligraphy
A six-day grand exhibition comprising 290 pieces of contemporary Shanghai-school calligraphy, a key component of China's modern artwork, opened at the National Art Museum in Beijing on Thursday and will run until Jan. 16th.
· Traditional Chinese Opera
Chinese Traditional Opera Adapted in TV Competition Show
After the success of the television competition show Let's Shake It with its star contenders, Dragon TV will launch another reality TV show, Fei Chang You Xi, which shifts from modern dance to traditional Chinese opera.
· Martial Arts
Wushu Master Wu Instructs Internationally
By his own estimate about 10,000 foreigners have learned the martial arts discipline wushu from Wu Dong during the past 18 years.
· Peking Opera
Dress in Peking Opera Costume to Lead the Fashion
Shanghai people, who always lead the fashion in China, try to celebrate the forthcoming Chinese New Year in a unique way. Spending some 1,000 -2,000 yuan, many local people choose to go to a photo studio, dressed in Peking Opera costumes, to have a picture taken of their operatic image.
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