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Jining to creatively showcase traditional culture at fair

chinadaily.com.cn| Updated: September 9, 2021
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A large stage is in front of the main entrance of Jining's exhibition area at the 2nd China International Cultural Tourism Fair, which will take place in Jinan, capital of East China's Shandong province. [Photo/Dazhong Daily]

Jining in East China's Shandong province will display traditional culture through various shows, enticing activities, and creative products at the 2nd China International Cultural Tourism Fair, which will take place from Sept 16 to 20 in Jinan, capital of Shandong.

In front of the main entrance of Jining's exhibition area, which is located at the expo's cultural and tourism integration section, there is a large stage where a variety of shows, such as traditional Confucian weddings, ancient Chinese coming-of-age ceremonies, and sacrifice rituals, will be offered.

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Visitors can play pitch-pot games at the Jining exhibition area. [Photo/Dazhong Daily]

Visitors can experience activities like woodblock printing, silk screen printing, and pitch-pot games at the Jining exhibition area to immerse themselves in traditional Chinese culture, as well as ancient Chinese people's wisdom, said a staff member of the exhibition.

A wide range of creative cultural products, such as table lamps made in traditional ways, as well as thread-bound books, will also be exhibited. More than 30 cultural and tourism companies based in Jining are expected to display their products online and offline. Several live-streaming events will also be held to promote the exhibits.

In addition, the exhibition will also showcase Jining's intangible cultural heritage items, such as porcelains that are painted by a special technique, as well as traditional architectural structures. Visitors can learn to make pendants, hairpins, and clocks using wooden materials in the same manner as adroit ancient Chinese craftsmen.