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Intangible Cultural Heritages in Guangxi

Intangible Cultural Heritages in Guangxi

Zhuang Nationality Brocade Technique

Zhuang brocade has a long history. Woven “Banbu” (斑布) cloth was known during the Han Dynasty (206BC-220AD), and brocade remnants have been found in archeological excavations at Luohu in Guangxi province. More

Zhuang Nationality Bronze Drum Custom

Some ethnic minorities from Guangxi traditionally play bronze drums during major festivals and ceremonial rituals, such as the March 3rd annual festival and New Year celebrations of the Zhuang people of Donglan and Tian’er. More

Traditional Yao Clothing

You can find some of the most outstanding examples of traditional Yao costume in Nandan County, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region. Traditional clothing includes both ceremonial dress and everyday clothing. A strong motif in this area reflects the importance of the chicken in local Yao life. More

Ballad of Liu Sanjie

“Guangxi is like a song paradise. It is all taught by Liu Sanjie”. According to Zhuang tradition the “Gexu”, or song fair, came about because of Liu Sanjie, the ‘Song Fairy’. She is the symbol of Gexu, the epitome of beauty, wisdom, love and intelligence. She sang the first songs of Gexu and Liu Sanjie’s home town,Yizhou City, represents the region. More