Qingdao Hehe Handicraft Hall opens
The Qingdao Hehe Handicraft Hall, which is the first of its kind in Shandong province, opened to public on Sept 25 at the Qingdao Preschool Education College.
The Qingdao Hehe Handicraft Hall opens to public on Sept 25. [Photo/Dazhong News]
With a total building area of about 360 square meters, the hall displays more than 200 representative exhibits in eight categories: drawing, weaving, printing, carving, forging, lacquer painting, writing materials, and gourmet food.
The handicraft hall is intended to bring together the creativity, innovation, and design resources of enterprises, organizations, and academic institutions. It will incorporate handicraft practice, education, research, collection, protection, and exhibition.
Folk artists, crafts masters and intangible cultural heritage inheritors will also be invited to give lectures at the hall.
The hall displays more than 200 representative exhibits. [Photo/Dazhong News]
At the opening ceremony, the Qingdao Preschool Education College, the Qingdao culture and tourism bureau and the Jiaozhou municipal people's government jointly signed a tripartite cooperation agreement to continuously improve the service function of cultural and tourism resources and the quality of personnel training at the hall, and collectively cultivate the disseminators and inheritors of traditional Chinese culture.
The paper cutting ornaments for the cheongsam, or qipao in Mandarin Chinese, is on display at the hall. [Photo/Dazhong News]