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Cultural and Natural Heritage Day celebrated in Guangdong

2019-June-10       Source: Newsgd.com

A stage performance showcasing all of China’s 40 cultural treasures listed by UNESCO was held at the Guangzhou Baiyun International Convention Center on the evening of June 7th, marking the opening of China's third Cultural and Natural Heritage Day celebration in Guangzhou.

The stage performances are held at the Guangzhou Baiyun International Convention Center on the evenings of June 7th and 8th, presenting forty of China’s cultural practices and expressions of intangible heritage as now recorded by UNESCO. [Photo: Guangdong Provincial Department of Culture and Tourism]

A stage performance showcasing all of China’s 40 cultural treasures listed by UNESCO was held at the Guangzhou Baiyun International Convention Center on the evening of June 7th, marking the opening of China's third Cultural and Natural Heritage Day celebration in Guangzhou, the main venue of this year’s national event. Some 300 activities, including performances, exhibitions and forums will take place across the province (see below).

Vice minister of China’s Ministry of Culture and Tourism Li Jinzao, vice governor of Guangdong Province Xu Ruisheng, and representative of UNESCO’s Beijing office Ms Ou Minxing, among many others, attended the opening ceremony.

Li Jinzao pointed out that China is stepping up the protection of its cultural heritage in recent years, and has created an environment much more conducive to the conservation and development of these cultural gems.

According to Xu Ruisheng, Guangdong is home to 4 of the items inscribed on UNESCO‘s Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity, the 132 inheritors on lists of National Intangible Cultural Heritage, is the highest number nationwide.

Stage performances

Time: 20:00-21:30, June 7th- June 8th, 2019

Venue: Century Hall, Guangzhou Baiyun International Convention Center

Intangible cultural heritage exhibition

Time: June 8th- June 10th, 2019

Venue: Guangzhou Urban Planning Exhibition Center

Forums on China’s Practice of Protecting Intangible Cultural Heritage

Time: June 8th, 2019

Venue: Guangzhou Urban Planning Exhibition Center

Traditional Lingnan moxibustion and acupuncture therapy

Time: Morning of June 10th, 2019

Venue: Guangdong Hospital of Traditional Chinese Medicine

Cultural and Natural Heritage Day activities in Zhuhai

Time: June 2nd- December, 2019

Venue: Zhuhai, Guangdong

Cultural and Natural Heritage Day activities in Chaozhou

Time: June 8th-18th, 2019

Venue: Chaozhou, Guangdong

Authors: Wang Chunxiao, Monica Liu

Editor: Olivia Yang, Simon Haywood

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