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Huishan clay figurines trendy among young people

The 400-year-old Huishan clay figurines, a national intangible cultural heritage of Wuxi in East China's Jiangsu province, have become popular among young people in recent years.

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Erhu, a cultural calling card of Wuxi

Unlike many intangible cultural heritage items in China, the crafting technique of the traditional Chinese instrument erhu in Meicun town, Wuxi, East China's Jiangsu province, has been prospering.

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Yixing purple clay art exhibition celebrates Year of the Tiger

​A tiger themed purple clay art exhibition was held in Yixing, a county-level city in Wuxi, Jiangsu province to celebrate the Year of the Tiger from January to February.

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Wuxi craftsmen create with Olympic passion

Local craftsmen in Wuxi have created various works inspired by the Beijing Winter Olympics and ice and snow sports in recent days.

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Ancestral temples of Huishan

Every year, especially during the Tomb Sweeping Day holiday-many families in Wuxi, Jiangsu province, hold traditional ceremonies at their ancestral temples in Huishan Ancient Town.

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Yufeifeng

​Yufeifeng, a kind of miniature jade engravings unearthed from Wuxi's Hongshan town, is a cultural symbol representing Wuxi's city image.

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In the belly of the dragon

Since the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644), the city of Yixing has been an important center for ceramic production in China. Kilns could once be found in Qinglong (Green Dragon) Mountain, Huanglong (Yellow Dragon) Mountain, Shushan, Qianluo and other places.

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Masters of the purple clay

Yixing in Jiangsu province has built up a worldwide reputation for a special kind of vessel.

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