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Breathtaking folk feats

People's Daily Online)  08:14, September 25, 2012

A folk artisan named Liu Hong performs swallowing a living snake at the artisans' talent and technique competition in Yongchuan District of southwest China's Chongqing Municipality. (CNSPHOTO/ Chen Shichuan)

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

On Sept. 23, the final of an artisans' talent and technique competition was held in Yongchuan District of southwest China's Chongqing Municipality. Folk artisans from eight districts and counties of Chongqing Municipalities performed unique feats including rigid qigong, swallowing a living snake, holding up benches with teeth. The competition is aimed to dig folk culture resources and promote and protect China's traditional folk feats.

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(Editor:叶欣、姚春)

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