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By Lin Qi | chinadaily.com.cn | Updated:2017-06-02 13:03A decade ago, few residents in Chengdu knew much about cultural heritage. Now people in this southwestern city take pride in its cultural heritage thanks to a biennial event launched in 2007.The International Festival of Intangible Cultural Heritage showcases cultural traditions, which are celebrated, valued and integrated into daily life.The sixth edition of the festival will be held from June 10 to 18 with some 400 activities. Exhibitions and performances by artisans from home and abroad will be staged during the event.Meanwhile, an intergovernmental working group meeting will be held by UNESCO during the festival to prepare an overall framework for the 2003 Convention on the Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage.Related StoriesChengdu in major push to promote local brands540 bronze items unearthed in Chengdu tomb cluster2,000-year-old bronze ware unearthed in ChengduHigh officials family tombs unearthed in ChengduSuspicious bomb a pot with ancient chinawarePhotosCulture Insider: Childrens games in ancient ChinaZhu Zhengengs paintings on showDutch masters exhibition in BeijingArchaeological exhibition staged at Capital Museum in BeijingConfucius Institute in Ankara holds celebrations to mark festival.People visit National Museum of Chinese Writing in C ChinaTop ViewsMost PopularChinese faces shine at the Met GalaLooking into China’s regional culture through logosWelcoming back, Zixia FairyFemale celebrities featured in Chinese-style fashion photosChinese-style origins give vitality to domestic animationShinkai-style delights Chinese movie goersEditors picksCulture Insider: Childrens games in ancient ChinaIconic cartoon characters from your childhoodVideoChengdu prepares for global Intangible Cultural Heritage festivalDance Spirit of Peacock dazzles the world at Belt and Road ForumHighlights of 2017 Croisements festivalSpecialA new look: Belt and Road InitiativeA closer look at Inner MongoliaBACK TO THE TOPHOMECHINAWORLDBUSINESSLIFESTYLECULTURETRAVELWATCHTHISSPORTSOPINIONREGIONALFORUMNEWSPAPERChina Daily PDFChina Daily E-paperMOBILECopyright 1995 -var oTime = new Date();
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