A view of the 486 Intangible Cultural Heritage Cluster Area in Yangzhou, East China's Jiangsu province. [Photo/WeChat account: yzs_lyj]
The 486 Intangible Cultural Heritage Cluster Area in Yangzhou, East China's Jiangsu province was included in a national program aimed at integrating intangible culture with tourism, according to an announcement released by the China Intangible Cultural Heritage Protection Association on Oct 24.
Two hundred ICH projects that consist of ICH scenic areas, ICH towns, ICH blocks and ICH villages in the country made the list.
The 486 ICH Cluster Area serves as a comprehensive ICH tourism area and provides services such as exhibitions, performances, experiences, exchanges, transactions and creative products of ICH.
A host of buildings, including the China Jade Carving Museum, the Yangzhou Arts and Crafts Museum, an ICH exhibition area, master inheritors' studios, a shopping area and an ICH learning base, have been set up in the area.
The area is currently home to 30 ICH inheritors.
The Yangzhou Arts and Crafts Museum and the ICH exhibition area receive more than 10,000 visitors every year.