Intangible cultural heritage recognized

Updated: 2013-06-19 15:38

(China Daily)

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The Chinese National Academy of Arts and China Oceanwide Group jointly presented the second Xinchuan Awards to 60 people from all over China to recognize their work in passing down intangible cultural heritage.

The awardees include inheritors of Chinese music, dance, art, embroidery, crafts and medicine. They were nominated by the intangible cultural heritage safeguarding centers of each province, municipality and autonomous region, and selected by a jury of experts. Founded last year, the awards are presented annually.

Intangible cultural heritage recognized

Intangible cultural heritage recognized

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