Tan Daiming, 55 years old, is one of the few people keeping and inheriting the traditional craftsmanship today. She runs a small shop at Songxianqiao Antique Market in downtown Chengdu, making and selling porcelain-bodied bambooware artworks.
Durable and elegant traditional bamboo-woven articles are not only household necessaries, but also displayed at exhibitions and public places as they perfectly combine traditional and modern cultures.
The history of bamboo weaving in China can be traced back to thousands of years ago, and the production of porcelain-bodied bamboo-woven ware has lasted for over five hundred years. It is also on the list of national intangible cultural heritage items and represents the highest level in the Chinese traditional bamboo weaving workmanship.
21st Chengdu Bamboo Culture Festival
The 21st Chengdu Bamboo Culture Festival, now being held at Wangjianglou Park in eastern Chengdu, puts on a variety of programs to accentuate the bamboo culture.
Apr 29, 2015
Huaiyuan Ancient Town
Huaiyuan Ancient Town: a town of bamboo-woven ware
Oct 11, 2018
Bamboo-woven ware, e.g. vases, coffee sets, gardening tools and tableware, is a kind of fine artware favored by many people.
Jul 14, 2015
The park, located on the south bank of Jinjiang River, is famed for its cultural relics and a large collection of rare bamboos.