Time-honored history, profound culture and unique geographical location make Shaanxi a representative province in terms of historical and cultural heritage as well as intangible cultural heritage in China and even in the world, which breeds a splendid and unique folk culture.
On August 17, the tenth session of Chinese Valentine's Day was held in the Huaqing Palace Scenic Area.More...
Located in Fengxiang County, Baoji City, Liuying Village is renowned as the “No. 1 Village for Clay Sculpting in China”.More...
The Scenic Park of Operation for Safeguarding Yan’an is located in Baota District in Yan’an City, Shaanxi Province, in the vicinity of the former site of the Zaoyuan Revolution.More...
For these photos, themes included hometown’s beautiful sceneries, folk customs and delicacies. Net friends from various regions kept the Spring Festival atmosphere in the photos.More...
Cave dwelling is an ancient dwelling form for residents who live on the loess plateau in northwest China.More...
Winter solstice is a very important solar term on the Lunar Calendar. As one of the traditional holidays very important for the Chinese, the “winter solstice heaven worshipping ceremony” was used to the grandest ceremony performed on the winter solstice in ancient China.More...
Yi Sushe is the Xi’an Qinqiang theatre’s large Qinqiang opera documentary drama in 2016. Since the founding of the new China, it is the first Qinqiang drama of fiction character to express the true historical details of Yi Sushe.More...
The Mausoleum of Yellow Emperor is located at the top of Qiaoshan Mountain to the north of Huangling County inside Yan’an, Shaanxi Province.More...
French fashionable designer Maison came to Shaanxi and graduall fell in love with Xi’an. Right now, she can speak French, English and Chinese. She enjoys life in Xi’an.More...
There are four traditional ways of making mutton soup with bunMore...
Shaanxi Hanyin Fengyan Ancient Terrace Migration Eco-museum is located at the southern foot of Fenghuangshan Mountain within the border of Xuanwo Town of Hanyin County in the city of Ankang on the south of Shaanxi Province and along the upper and middle reach of the Han River.
The Scenic Park of Operation for Safeguarding Yan'an is located in Baota District in Yan'an City, Shaanxi Province, in the vicinity of the former site of the Zaoyuan Revolution.
Tang West Market Museum is a theme museum to reappear the business culture in the flouring Tang Dynasty, Silk Road culture and historical culture in West Market.
Shaanxi’s (the Central Shaanxi Plain) Eight Strange refers to the eight kinds of unique folk customs in the Central Shaanxi Plain.
Zhou Family Residence is located in Chengguan Town, Fengxiang County. It used to be the house of a commercial tenant with the surname of Zhou of late Ming and early Qing dynasties.
Ma Weiyi is the first staging post in ancient Silk Road out of Chang’an to the west.
Central Shaanxi Folk Art Museum is located at the center of Zhongnanshan World Geological Park in Qinling Mountain and at the foot of South Wutaishan Mountain, the sacred land of Buddhism of both Sui and Tang Dynasties.
Yuanjia Village in Liquan County of Shaanxi Province, located at the food of mountain, which is also the site of mausoleum of Li Shimin, Emperor Taizong of Tang Dynasty. The village has a very convenient communication since it is within the half an hour economic circle of Xi’an and Xianyang.
Xi 'an Drum Music, a major music genre combining percussion and wind music, has played an important role in the history of Chinese folk music.
Shadow Play, also known as the Light-silhouette Show, is named after an ancient storytelling form where cut-out leather-made figures are held between a source of light and a translucent screen for play performing.
Luochuan Wool Cotton Embroidery takes hessian cloth as its bottom, uses colored wool and cotton as its raw material, and adopts the method of pricking, weaving, and embroidering.
The Loess Plateau is the biggest and thickest plateau formed by wind in the world, as well as the result of the erosion of wind, moving, and accumulation.
“Having a joyful Lunar New Year in Yulin”, a folk activity in Northern Shaanxi, was held in Dingbian County on February 6, 2017 and a variety of folk customs were presented, such as Rattle Stick Dance, Running Donkey Dance, Horse Racing and Yangko.
Exciting folk activities, such as beating the waist drum, doing the yangko and carrying a bridal sedan chair, were held in Mizhi County, Yulin, Shaanxi.
Traditional festivities are folk activities to celebrate the Spring Festival in China and also a general term of dais, stilts, land boats, lion dance, dragon dance, yangko and more. The concrete forms of traditional festivities vary in different areas. Xinzi is a static, thrilling formative art.
Fengxiang Painted Clay Sculpture is a traditional Chinese folk handicraft artwork of thousands of years of history in Fengxiang County of Baoji, Shaanxi Province.
Shaanxi folk paper cutting is characteristic of a unique local style.
In a very ordinary peasant family who live in Haoyin Village of Fengqi Town in Luochuan County, a woman named Zhao Yanqin is a very simple folk artisan, who is an inheritor of Luochuan Embroidery in Wool and Linen, a piece of Yan’an Municipal intangible cultural heritage.
Qinqiang Opera is a thousand-year-old operatic genre. It got developed in the Qin Dynasty, enhanced in the Han Dynasty, flourished in the Tang Dynasty, completed in the Yuan Dynasty, mature in the Ming Dynasty, and widely spread in the Qing Dynasty.
Ansai Paper-cut, Ansai Waist Drum, and Ansai Farmers’ Picture are called “Three Incomparable Things of Ansai”.
Ansai Farmer Painting has developed based on folk paper cutting, embroidery, home textile and other types of artistic forms and techniques of expression.
Fengxiang Clay Sculpture is a project of major historical and cultural sites protected at the national level.
Ansai Waist Drum, Paper Cutting and Farmer Painting are regarded as “Three Unique Skills of Ansai.” Those cultural elements have enabled Ansai to become a very big cultural county in China.