Folk Art


  • Laishui “Clod” Print
     Laishui “Clod” Print, special one in the contemporary prints, takes over the Chinese traditional painting style and takes the expression of the northern peasants’ rough and lofty sentiments as the major subject. It is created collectively by the group...
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  • Luancheng New Year Wiping Pictures
    New Year Wiping Picture, also called the New Year Picture of calendar, has a history of 80 years. It originated from the posters that were used by the merchants to solicit customers. Most of these posters with a calendar are also called “Calendar Pictures”...
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  • Gaoyi Peaceful Cart (高邑太平车)
     Peaceful Cart, a folk artistic form of dancing and singing, was popular in the folk activity of Zaohuo and temple fairs in the Qing Dynasty. Peaceful Cart originated from the ancient entertainment of pushing the cart. And it developed to two persons to...
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  • Yanshan Martial Pan Dance (盐山武术扇舞)
    Yanshan Martial Pan Dance is a group dancing that is performed by men and women equally. The actors act warriors with the martial apparatus, such as the sword and the steel whip. The dancing movements include the big stride, forward lunge, following step,...
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  • Jingxing Garland (井陉拉花)
    Jingjing Garland originates from the folk flower fairs on the festivals, temple fairs and celebrations and is popular in the Jingjing County of Shijiazhuang City, Hebei Province. Since it has a history of hundreds of years and is well received by the...
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  • Official Umbrella Dancing (官伞舞)
     Official Umbrella originated in the area around Jinzhou. Long ago, Jingzhou natives have a habit of presenting the umbrella that is a valuable gift to present for weddings, funeral arrangements and congratulating the birthday. And the designs are...
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  • Zanhuang Dragon Lantern with Iron Balls (赞皇铁球龙灯)
    It is said that Zanhuang Dragon Lantern with Iron Balls was learn from the military camp in Baoding by Wang Laoshuang in West Street Village in the 16th day of Emperor Guangxu in the Qing Dynasty (1890). It is performed at the festivals and holidays and ...
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  • Changli Chuige (昌黎吹歌)
     The leading instrument of Changli Chuige is the suona horn that is accompanied by a barrel-shaped drum and a set of earthen bowls. And in a big performance, the national instruments, such as the sheng, pipe, flute, xiao and huqin would be added to set...
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  • Xushui South Music Fair (徐水南乐会)
    South Music, an ancient folk Chuige, is popular in the area around the north of Baoding in Hebei Province. Xushui South Music Chuige was widely spread in the Ming and Qing Dynasties. The music plays of South Music Fair were carried from the Buddhist temple...
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  • Nanpi Laozi (南皮落子)
     Laozi is very well received by the Nanpi natives since it was created by themselves. According to legend, it has a history of more than 150 years. Laozi of Mei School in Yangbazhuang began to perform in the 8th year of Emperor Yongzheng in the Qing...
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