Hunan cultural event held in Germany

Updated: 2018-11-01

Hunan cultural event held in Germany

Cheng Xinxiang, a Chinese embroidery master, performs Xiang embroidery at the event. [Photo/]

An event on Hunan culture was held in Dusseldorf, Germany from Oct 29 to Nov 1, offering German audiences a spectacular cultural feast.

The event was sponsored by the Information Office of Hunan Provincial People's Government, Hunan Culture and Tourism Department, the Foreign Affairs Office of Hunan Provincial People's Government, Hunan Daily Newspaper, Hunan Radio and Television Station, Hunan Publishing Investment Holding Group, and Hunan Performing Arts Group.

The main activities included an opening ceremony, a Hunan cultural exhibition, a photo exhibition, a Hunan tourism promotion conference, a cross-border fusion stage play performance, and lectures on Kunqu, a kind of traditional Chinese opera.

The unique cultural displays gave German audiences a better understanding of the essence and charm of Hunan culture, featuring embroidery, porcelain, tea, films and television, books, sand and stone painting, hemp painting, cultural and creative products, Miao embroidery, acrobatics, folk music, calligraphy, and a photo exhibition.

Hunan cultural event held in Germany

Huang Xiaoling (L), a master of Chinese Ceramic Art, attends the cultural event and does some on-site painting. [Photo/]

Hunan cultural event held in Germany

Cultural and creative products from Changsha Tongguan Kiln are displayed at the cultural event to show the unique character of Hunan. [Photo/]

Changsha seeks to revive porcelain production

In recent years, the local government has sought to revive the region's long tradition in porcelain making and boost local industry with the cultural influence of ancient Tongguan kilns, which have a history of 1,200 years.

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