Visitors may go to a folk art fair launched Wednesday in this capital of Henan Province for a comprehensive understanding of China's folk art.
Held at the provincial museum in Zhengzhou, the 20-day fair will present 1,200 indoor and open-air programs featuring folk song, dance and martial art performances, exhibitions of exquisite handicrafts, and shows of ancient clothes and architecture.
The fair also includes exhibitions of fine works of local folk art schools and shows of photos of folk customs, according to the organizing committee.
Other features include a forum on preserving folk cultural heritage and a display of China's traditional festival utensils.
(Xinhua News Agency January 27, 2006)