National intangible cultural heritage: Zhanian making technique in China's Tibet (13)

(Xinhua) 09:55, January 24, 2023

Craftsmen make Zhanian instruments in Lnaze County, southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, Jan. 19, 2023.

Zhanian, a stringed instrument, is widely used in songs and dances in Tibet. In Tibetan language, Zhanian is the word for the melodious sound.

Zhanian making has a long history and the making technique was listed as a national intangible cultural heritage in 2014. (Xinhua/Jigme Dorje)


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