The educational model being used at Yangzhou Culture and Art School in Jiangsu province should inspire other regions around the country facing challenges in preserving traditional art forms.
A classic staging of Yangzhou opera performed by 35 students from Yangzhou Culture and Art School, entranced the audience at Yangzhou Grand Theater, in Jiangsu province, on July 15.
Dai Chunfu, 79, has been an inheritor of artificial flowers in Yangzhou since his childhood. Dai is skillful with years of experience and has accepted more than 10 apprentices. He welcomes the younger generation to learn this delicate art so as to pass the torch.
Born in a family devoted to woodblock printing for generations in Yangzhou City, the 72-year-old Chen Yishi is an inheritor of this national intangible cultural heritage.
The ancient art of paper-cutting has evolved uniquely all over the world, no more so than in China.The city of Yangzhou in China had a deep and enduring tradition even in ancient times in the art form and is still renowned for it even nowadays.