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Chinese Stories tell cultural heritage, folk custom
09:55, August 04, 2008


Photo taken on Aug. 3, 2008 shows statues at Gansu exhibiton area of Chinese Stories show area in Olympic Green Common Domain (OCD) in Beijing, China. Located in the north of city axes of Beijing, OCD is the biggest venue cluster as well as the "core zone" of Beijing 2008 Olympic Games with 10 venues and 7 non-competition venues including National Stadium, nicknamed the "Bird's nest" , National Aquatics Center, nicknamed the "Water Cube", Fencing Hall of National Convention Center, Main Press Center and International Broadcast Center. Besides, water system in the shape of dragon, sculptures, sunken garden, Olympic Partner exhibition area and Chinese stories show area with traditional Chinese culture elements also can be seen in OCD. Over 30 "Lucky Cloud Houses" in the Chinese stories show area show cultural heritage and folk custom in different regions of China. Performances including vocal concert, folk song and dance gala and Beijing Olympics mascot "Fuwa" show will be presented during the Olympic Games. Athletes, visitors and journalists from all over the world may enjoy the high-level sports competition as well as the rich and colorful Chinese culture displayed in OCD. (Xinhua Photo)



Performers present a scene of Beijing in old days at Olympic Partner exhibition area in Olympic Green Common Domain (OCD) in Beijing, China, Aug. 3, 2008. (Xinhua Photo)



Photo taken on Aug. 3, 2008 shows a glaze work at Chinese Stories show area in Olympic Green Common Domain (OCD) in Beijing, China. (Xinhua Photo)



Photo taken on Aug. 3, 2008 shows statues at Gansu exhibiton area of Chinese Stories show area in Olympic Green Common Domain (OCD) in Beijing, China. (Xinhua Photo)



Photo taken on Aug. 3, 2008 shows red drum wall at the sunken garden in Olympic Green Common Domain (OCD) in Beijing, China. (Xinhua Photo)



A performer presents a scene of Beijing in old days at Olympic Partner exhibition area in Olympic Green Common Domain (OCD) in Beijing, China, Aug. 3, 2008. (Xinhua Photo)



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