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100 folk artists from across China show skills at Hangzhou festival

Updated: Oct 30,2017 1:42 PM     chinadaily.com.cn

A folk artist shows the hair embroidery making during the 7th Chinese Folk Artists’ Festival in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, Oct 27, 2017. Hair embroidery, which originated from the Tang Dynasty (618-907), is a kind of artwork combining painting and embroidery and uses hair as raw material.[Photo/Asianewsphoto]

The 7th Chinese Folk Artists’ Festival kicked off in Qinghefang historical block Hangzhou on Oct 27, with more than 100 artists nationwide gathering together to showcase their handicrafts. The festival will include exhibitions, forums and a folk art auction. Besides, top 10 folk artists and others will be awarded during the festival.

Clay sculptures made by a folk artist from Shandong province are on display during the 7th Chinese Folk Artists’ Festival in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, Oct 27, 2017.[Photo/Asianewsphoto]

Handmade shadow puppets are showcased during the 7th Chinese Folk Artists’ Festival in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, Oct 27, 2017.[Photo/Asianewsphoto]

A folk artist paints the inside of a bottle under a magnifying lens during the 7th Chinese Folk Artists’ Festival in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, Oct 27, 2017. [Photo/Asianewsphoto]

Lion dance is performed during the 7th Chinese Folk Artists’ Festival in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, Oct 27, 2017.[Photo/Asianewsphoto]

Visitors enjoy handmade cloth art from North China’s Heilongjiang province during the 7th Chinese Folk Artists’ Festival in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, Oct 27, 2017.[Photo/Asianewsphoto]

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