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Handicraftsmen make paolong dragons in S China

(Xinhua)    15:47, February 17, 2016


BINYANG, Feb. 17, 2016 -- Handicraftsman Zou Yute tests a pearl used to lead a paolong dragon in Binyang County of south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, Feb. 16, 2016. The Binyang Paolong Festival, a national intangible cultural heritage, is held on the 11th day of the first month of the Chinese lunar calendar every year. Zou Yute, 62 years old, has inherited the handicraft of making paolong dragon for more than 40 years. It takes at least 20 days for making paolong dragon, which also requires cooperation of many people. There are more than ten handicraftsmen in Binyang that specialized at this folk art, who not only make paolong dragons at their hometown, but also tries to promote the culture of paolong dragon all over the country. (Xinhua/Lu Boan)


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(Editor:Yao Xinyu,Bianji)

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