Chengdu Children Show Local ICHs in UN Headquarters

Authors: Go Chengdu

2016-02-29

Recently, students and teachers from the Chengdu Dongchenggen Street Primary School stunned the American audience with their wonderful performances featuring typical intangible cultural heritages from Sichuan.
The students performed many kinds of Sichuan vocal folk art forms including Qingyin (having a history of more than 200 years and is known for its soulful signing and intoxicating melancholy melodies), Yangqin and Zhuqin (both are traditional storytelling and singing arts performed on dulcimer and other traditional instruments), all of which are state-level intangible cultural heritages (ICHs), at the United Nations headquarters. They also showed the national cultural legacies at the 6th China Culture & Chinese Cultural Heritage in USA & The 4th Spring Blossom Grand Ceremony at Lincoln Center.

About the 5th IFICH

The Fifth International Festival of Intangible Cultural Heritage (IFICH) was open in Chengdu on September 11. To last till September 20, the event featuring over 400 ICH items and nearly 500 ICH inheritors from across the world will be the largest one of its kind in both China and the world.

Sep 11, 2015

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The Fifth International Festival of Intangible Cultural Heritage (IFICH) kicked off on September 11 at the International Intangible Cultural Heritage Park in Chengdu.

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A delegate of 11 teachers and students from Perth, Australia, joined in the closing ceremony held on April 29 in Chengdu upon the completion of their week-long visit to Chengdu and expressed the wish to come back to the city to “learn more about local culture”.

May 05, 2015

Chengdu's Rich History and Pace of Life Impress Globetrotters

The Chengdu tourist bureau, Chengdu Culture and Tourism Development Group and Ctrip.com, an online travel service provider, brought 10 travelers from Britain, the United States, Singapore, Australia and China's Hong Kong SAR - Chengdu's five largest sources of tourists outside the Chinese mainland - to experience the capital of Sichuan province from Dec 23 to 25.

Jan 27, 2016

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