The “Announcement on 7th Batch of Representative Intangible Cultural Heritage Projects of Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region” (hereinafter referred to as the “Announcement”) was recently released. A number of projects of Nanning including Nanning New Year Customs, Long’an Zhuang Lion Dance and Binyang Straw Mat Weaving Skills were on the list.
According to the Announcement, the People’s Government of Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region approved the 7th batch of representative intangible cultural heritage projects proposed by the Department of Culture and Tourism of Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region. These projects are divided into 10 categories such as folk literature, traditional music, traditional dance and folk art, with a total of 141 items. A number of projects of Nanning, including Nanning New Year Customs, Nanning Pottery-making Craft, Legend of Qingxiu Mountain, Zhuang Legend of Te Jue, Yao Scissor Songs, Long’an Zhuang Lion Dance, Wuming Lemon Dark Cooking Method, Hengxian County Sesame Pancake Cooking Method, Long’an Buquan Zhuang Sour Fish Cooking Method, Binyang Bamboo-weaving Craft, Eye Diagnosis of Zhuang Medicine, Pumiao Town Hua-po Festival, Hengxian County Qingtong Zhuang Market Fair, Shanglin County Luyu Chunshe Temple Fair in Lunar February 2nd Festival, and Daming Mountain Singing Fair, were on the list.