Cultural expo dazzles Taierzhuang ancient town
(chinadaily.com.cn )| Updated : 2018-10-30Print Print
The Zaozhuang Cultural Industry Expo was held in grand style at the Taierzhuang ancient town from Oct 27 to 29, displaying China's rich traditional arts and culture, as well as creative trends from home and abroad.
Jointly organized by the Zaozhuang municipal government and the Taierzhuang district government, the event was also part of this year's Shandong Cultural Industries Fair, which was designed as a platform for showcasing the achievements of cultural reform in the province and creating opportunities for culture-related companies to cooperate.
The event consisted of eight exhibition areas, including a section for cultural creative products, one for painting and calligraphy works, a Taierzhuang ancient town promotion area, and a fair of commodity from countries involved in the Belt and Road Initiative.
More than 300 exhibitors and enterprises from home and abroad participated in the expo.
On the opening day, ten major cultural industry projects were signed, involving total investment of 6 billion yuan ($860 million).
A series of activities was also held during the expo, including cultural industry project promotions, performances and lectures on traditional culture.
Folk artists perform Liuqin Opera, one of the national intangible cultural heritages at the Zaozhuang Cultural Industry Expo in Taierzhuang, Shandong province, Oct 28. [Photo by VCG/dzwww.com]
A Beijing folk arts troupe performs the Jingxi Taiping drum dance at the Zaozhuang Cultural Industry Expo in Taierzhuang, Shandong province, Oct 28. [Photo by VCG/dzwww.com]
Artists from Chongqing perform local folk dance at the Zaozhuang Cultural Industry Expo in Taierzhuang, Shandong province, Oct 27. [Photo by VCG/dzwww.com]