01 “Liang Bu” traditional hand-made cloth of Chinese Miao ethnic group
Women of Miao ethnic group dressed in “Liang Bu” clothes take selfie at Huangnai Village of Miao ethnic group in Hongshui Township of Rongshui Miao Autonomous County, south China’s Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, on Oct. 14, 2018. “Liang Bu”, named for its glistening appearance, is a kind of traditional hand-made cloth of Miao ethnic group. To meet the market needs for it, women of the Huangnai Village set up a “Liang Bu” workshop in 2017, where they make the cloth with traditional techniques and decorate them with patterns embroidered by machines. At present, the workshop has produced over 1,400 pieces of “Liang Bu” cloth ordered and sold online, helping local residents increase income.
02 Palace Museum opens art center in Fujian
The Palace Museum on Sunday unveiled an art center in the city of Fuzhou, Fujian Province. Apart from holding regular culture and art seminars, the center will also bring exhibit the museum’s cultural and creative products and publications. Since 2015, the Palace Museum has set up six art centers in cities including Shenzhen and Zhuhai.
03 “The Rite of Spring” staged in Kunming
Chinese contemporary dance performance “The Rite of Spring” is staged in Kunming, Yunnan, Oct. 11, 2018. “The Rite of Spring” is the newest dance composition choreographed by Yang Liping, China’s leading dancer and choreographer.
04 “The beauty of Chinese style” Fashion show
Models present creations during a fashion show themed as “the beauty of Chinese style” at the World University Student Fashion Design Competition 2018 in Qingdao, a coastal city in east China’s Shandong Province, Oct. 11, 2018.
05 Cultural relics from Palace Museum exhibited in Shanxi, China
People look at cultural relics displayed at an exhibition in Taiyuan Museum, north China’s Shanxi Province, Oct. 7, 2018. An exhibition of cultural relics from the Palace Museum attracted local residents.
06 Miao people enjoy food on long-table banquets
People of Miao ethnic group enjoy food during a long-table banquet held at a geopark in Xingwen County, Sichuan Province, Oct. 14, 2018. Long-table banquet is a traditional manner of Miao ethnic group to observe some major festivals and to entertain guests.
07 Folk artist devoted to shadow puppet promotion
Folk artist Ding Yongfa directs his son on shadow puppet making in Jietou Village of Dongqiao Town in Xiangdong District of Pingxiang, Jiangxi Province, Oct. 12, 2018. Xiangdong shadow puppet play, performed by manipulating flat leather cut-out puppets against a lit-up translucent screen, was listed as one of the intangible cultural heritage of Jiangxi.
08 Kunqu opera “Six Records of a Floating Life” staged in Suzhou
Performers stage an immersive version of the kunqu opera repertoire “Six Records of a Floating Life”(《浮生六记》) at the Canglang Pavilion, a classical garden, in Suzhou, east China’s Jiangsu Province, Oct. 14, 2018. “Six Records of a Floating Life” is an epic autobiography written by Shen Fu in Qing dynasty.
09 Life of people from landslide-hit area at temporary settlement
People from landslide-hit area herd the cattle at a temporary settlement in Bolo township of Jomda county in Qamdo, Tibet autonomous region, Oct 14, 2018. A landslide that caused the formation of a barrier lake near a section of the Jinsha River, struck Bolo township on Oct 11, with several bridges, fields and villages affected. Local residents have been relocated, with no reports of any casualties. The second picture shows a staff member feeds a kid at a temporary settlement in Bolo township of Jomda county in Qamdo, Southwest China’s Tibet autonomous region.
10 Scenery of relics of ancient city built during China’s Western Xia Dynasty
Aerial photo taken on Oct. 11, 2018 shows relics of Heicheng, an ancient city built during China’s Western Xia Dynasty (1038-1227), in Ejina Banner of Alashan, north China’s Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region.
11 Folk art skills competition held in Zhejiang
A contestant makes a piece of Yue embroidery work during a folk art skills competition in Tonglu County, east China’s Zhejiang Province, Oct. 11, 2018.
12 Exhibition displays works by modernizer Wu Zuoren
Wu Zuoren (1908-97) was one of the genius Chinese students studying art in Europe. While he was attending the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Brussels during the 1930s, he won two gold medals for his paintings and sculptures. After he returned to China, Wu came to realize that the techniques he had learned in Europe were not enough if didn’t endeavor to root his oil paintings in the soil of Chinese art and use it to serve his people.