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Unique straw carving technique passed down in family

(Xinhua)

09:06, May 24, 2012

Xu Yanfeng, the folk artist, teaches his son straw carving techniques on May 22, 2012. (Xinhua/Wang Min)

Edited and translated by Ye Xin, People's Daily Online

Xu Yanfeng, a 60-year-old folk artist, initiated the straw carving 30 years ago. His straw carving techniques have been included in China’s national non-substance cultural heritage. Now, he has decided to pass down his techniques to his son and daughter.

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