Foreign experts immerse themselves in Weihai's culture, craftsmanship

(| Updated : 2024-06-12

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On June 6, 30 foreign experts working in Weihai, Shandong province, visited Qiaotou town to experience the town's rich cultural heritage and traditions.

Their day began with a visit to a tourism exhibition hall themed on red culture, where they gained a deeper understanding of the region's revolutionary history.

Next, they delved into the world of tin inlay craftsmanship and zisha teapots at a local museum.

Under the guidance of experienced artisans, they even tried their hand at making tin-inlaid teapots, experiencing firsthand the artistry and heritage of this unique craft.

The highlight of the day was the hands-on zongzi making activity, a beloved Dragon Boat Festival tradition.

Under the guidance of experienced instructors, foreign experts carefully wrapped glutinous rice and fillings in bamboo leaves, creating their own unique zongzi. This immersive experience gave them a deeper appreciation for the cultural significance of the Dragon Boat Festival.

The visit to Qiaotou town was not only an immersive cultural experience but also an opportunity for the foreign experts to connect with the local community.

Through these interactions, they gained a stronger sense of belonging in Weihai, fostering a desire to contribute to the city's economic and social development. This initiative aims to attract more foreign talent to Weihai, promoting innovation and entrepreneurship within the city.