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Tibet home to more inheritors of intangible cultural heritage

Updated: May 17,2018 9:56 AM     Xinhua

LHASA — Southwest China’s Tibet autonomous region has an additional 28 national-level intangible cultural heritage representative inheritors, according to the latest list released by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism.

On May 16, the ministry announced a list of artists with the official responsibility of carrying forward the country’s intangible cultural heritage.

The figure brought the total number of national-level representative inheritors of intangible cultural heritage in the region to 96.

Tibet has 89 representative intangible cultural heritage programs under state protection.