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China Cultural Heritage Day to be marked on June 10

Updated: Jun 10,2017 7:53 AM     Xinhua

An inheritor performs Daoqing, a folk operetta originated from the chanting of Taoist scriptures, in Yangzhou, East China’s Jiangsu province, June 9, 2017. [Photo/Xinhua]

As from 2017, China designates the second Saturday of every June as the China Cultural Heritage Day. This year it falls on June 10.

An inheritor shows the making of writing brush in Yangzhou, East China’s Jiangsu province, June 9, 2017. [Photo/Xinhua]

An inheritor introduces the making of writing brush to children in Yangzhou, East China’s Jiangsu province, June 9, 2017. [Photo/Xinhua]

Artists rehearse for a show of Hongze Lake Yugu, an instrument used to demonstrate the process of fishing, in Huai’an city, East China’s Jiangsu province, June 9, 2017. [Photo/Xinhua]

An inheritor performs puppet show in Yangzhou, East China’s Jiangsu province, June 9, 2017.[Photo/Xinhua]

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