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Bai Nationality’s Traditional Arts Exhibition Tour to be Displayed in Yunnan Provincial Museum

Bai Nationality’s Traditional Arts Exhibition Tour, the event funded by The National Arts Fund to communicate and promote cultures of 2018 , will be on display in Yunnan Provincial Museum from May 11th to May 19th. This is a great opportunity for the public to know about the folk art and culture of the Bai Nationality. The exhibition was held in nine cities before, including Xiamen, Hangzhou, Huangshan, Beijing, Suzhou, Shenzhen, Chongqing, Shanghai and Tianjin with a total of more than 60,000 visitors, which yielded good results in communicating the culture and was highly praised by the public.


The exhibition is hosted by Kunming University of Science and Technology, Yunnan Provincial Museum and the Intangible Cultural Heritage Protection Center of Dali Bai Autonomous Prefecture.



It is reported that more than 150 pieces of handicrafts created by Bai people such as tie-dye, silverware, woodcarving and embroidery will be on display by then. They are of striking features in folk art research and creation. Live shows by folk art inheritors will also be included during the exhibition to depict the dynamic development of Bai ethnic arts and crafts from the perspective of time and space.


Bai Nationality’s Traditional Arts Exhibition Tour, the communication and promotion event for 2018 funded by The National Arts Fund and hosted by Kunming University of Science and Technology, was launched in September 2017 with a time span of two years. By collecting and classifying excellent Bai folk works, the exhibition aims at communicating, introducing and displaying to the public the Bai Nationality’s folk art and handicrafts that date back thousands of years and art achievements in the modern time through exhibition tours. It serves as a milestone in promoting the Bai nationality's culture and arts, revitalizing its traditional crafts and carrying forward the contemporary artistic value of the excellent works. Along with the exhibition, other activities intended to communicate and promote culture, including academic seminars, live shows of folk art inheritors, work visits by artists and scholars, publication of collections and monographs, will also be displayed.



Translated by:LIAO Wenpei, Faculty of Foreign Languages and Cultures

Edited by: LI Junrong, Faculty of Foreign Languages and Cultures

Issued by: Division of Overseas Cooperation (English)

Edited by: KUST News Center