- January 16, 2023 Jining
Guoli clay pottery breathes new life
In Zoucheng, a county-level city in Jining, the Guoli clay pottery-making technique, a traditional handicraft, has been preserved by generations and has become an important cultural source to help boost local development.
- October 27, 2022 Jining, bow, Confucius
Jining craftsman preserves traditional bow-making technique, archery culture
Xu Mingkun, a bow-maker in Qufu, Jining, continues to practice a traditional bow-making technique which includes over 200 steps.
- September 14, 2022 Jining, Confucius
Seal carving promotes Confucian culture
Kong Fu Yin Ge, a seal workshop in Qufu, Jining, has been focused on seal carving art since its establishment in 1956, and makes seals to promote the local culture industry.
- August 24, 2022
Zhegou town in Jining develops pottery clay industry
Zhegou town in Sishui county, Jining enjoys a reputation as a "pottery clay town", and is home to 1.3 billion cubic meters and five different colors of pottery clay.
- July 21, 2022 Jining
Tao's woodprint New Year painting technique thrives with colors
In a humble store near Chenji Square in Jining's Lige town, visitors can see the vibrant New Year paintings and piles of woodblocks that are used to create Tao's paintings.
- June 15, 2022 Jining
Qufu keeps glazed tile alive
Qufu's glazed tile is one of the three major types of tiles in China, and is mainly used to repair and restore Confucian buildings.
- May 26, 2022 Jining
Jining's Niu Chenglu devoted to preserving tiger fabric art
Qufu's Niu Chenglu is a practitioner of tiger fabric art, a municipal-level intangible cultural heritage item in Jining, and has a strong fascination with "tiger culture".
- May 23, 2022 Jining
A fragile art: Egg carving
What happens when a thin eggshell comes in direct contact with a sharp nicking tool?