Yantai highlights Chinese traditional folk arts

 2019-08-26 (chinadaily.com.cn)

The China Folk Arts and Crafts Exposition was held at the Yantai International Exposition Center from Aug 23-26.

The exhibition brought together folk arts and crafts from home and abroad, offering visitors several different exhibition areas to enjoy over the course of the four days.

Several artworks which were nominated for the Shanhua Award, the highest folk art honor in China, were also displayed at the exposition. Here are some highlights of this year’s exposition:

Yantai highlights Chinese traditional folk arts

More than 120 folk art works of 13 varieties are displayed at the Zhanjiang booth from southern China’s Guangdong province, including clay figurines, wood carvings and straw plaiting. [Photo/jiaodong.net]

Yantai highlights Chinese traditional folk arts

A child curiously lifts up the veil on a model at the Yantai cheongsam booth. The cheongsam is a type of traditional Chinese dress. [Photo/jiaodong.net]

Yantai highlights Chinese traditional folk arts

Ceramic crafts from Weifang, Shandong province are on display. The entire scene is 108 meters long and 28 meters wide and depicts childhood in the countryside. [Photo/jiaodong.net]

Yantai highlights Chinese traditional folk arts

A lacquerware artwork series from Fujian province integrates traditional culture and modern sculpture. Lacquerware refers to a traditional craft in which lacquer is applied to the surface of an object. [Photo/jiaodong.net]

Yantai highlights Chinese traditional folk arts

Traditional Yantai painted sculptures are seen at the 2019 China Folk Arts and Crafts Exposition. [Photo/jiaodong.net]

Yantai highlights Chinese traditional folk arts

Shandong paper-cutting, a winner of the Shanhua Award, is seen at the expo in Yantai. [Photo/jiaodong.net]

Yantai highlights Chinese traditional folk arts

Jingdezhen porcelain artworks are showcased at the 2019 China Folk Arts and Crafts Expo in Yantai. Jingdezhen, eastern China’s Jiangxi province, is hailed as the City of Porcelain and boasts a long history of pottery production. [Photo/jiaodong.net]

Yantai highlights Chinese traditional folk arts

Yak bone carvings are featured at the exposition. [Photo/jiaodong.net]

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