Home/Culture/ HeritageFolk dough figurines art in N ChinaUpdated:2014-09-24 10:23(Peoples Daily Online)
CommentsVivid dough figurines. [Photo/ chinapic.people.com.cn]There is a custom in North Chinas Shanxi province. People make dough figurines to celebrate the festivals, weddings and funerals. Dough figurines have other names such as: “flower buns” and “Lamb buns”. Dough figurine in every place has different names and features.These dough figurines are mainly made by housewives. Quality flour is raw materials, combined with kneading, modeling, steaming and dying. They have exaggerated and vivid features, brilliant and pleasant colors, which are full of folk and local characteristics.Previous Page1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Next Page |||8.03KRelated ArticlesBeijing Culture Free Port poised for art marketTraditional handicrafts that are dying outSpecial: Handicrafts that are dying outRetired Veteran Cadres’ Art Sports Event opens in LijiangArts exhibition held in RuzhouTagsFolk dough figurinesPhotoTraditional fight kites seen in LhasaFolk dough figurines art in N ChinaMovie Out Cast promoted in BeijingExhibition on Tolstoy debuts in China museumMake-up artist creates special-effects on her faceCulture Insider: 8 things you may not know about Autumn EquinoxArtFilmCelebrityFashionFoodTravelPicassos authentic ceramics displayed in ShandongVivid pottery figurines exhibited in ShandongFolk dough figurines art in N ChinaMake-up artist creates special-effects on her faceArtist Shi Lu honored with research centerBeijing Culture Free Port poised for art marketArt beat (Sep 26-Oct 12)Horsing around at HermesChinese porcelain vase sets US auction recordWinning photography works on display in ChangshaPortuguese town lit up by artistsGuan Liangs paintings: An interesting way to learn famous Chinese storiesMovie Out Cast promoted in BeijingJackie Chan, Zhang Ziyi open Chinese Film Days in RomaniaDawn of the Planet of the Apes tops box office againChinese-Korean film fest to focus on youthChina launches first grassroots film investment productSARFT urges TV stations to reconsider using anyone with misdeedsTightening purse strings on broadcastingAnn Hui brings literature to Venice film festivalPop culture saves cinemaFirst Chinese Film Week kicks off in Athens, cooperation anticipatedWang Quanan may be fired from China Film Directors GuildChinese director wins prize at Slavic film festivalOn- and off- celebrity romancesA rise in fallen starsActress Emma Watsons plea for equality wins mens supportLi Bingbing delivers speech at UN Climate SummitWhos still fit after giving birth?Angelina Jolie surgery sparks surge in female cancer tests: studyLegendary Chinese women in the early 20th centuryChinese celebs stun at 2014 BAZAAR Charity NightLeonardo DiCaprio named UN Messenger of PeaceEntertainment weekly photos: Sept 13 – 19Student of the universeActress Gao Yuanyuan releases shoots in NYDolce & Gabbana Spring/Summer 2015 collectionFendi Spring/Summer 2015 collectionMilan Fashion Week brings fashion world closer to citizensSwedish designers coming to ChinaDesigner Masha Ma inspired by flower powerEmporio Armani Spring/Summer 2015 collectionEmilio Pucci Spring/Summer 2015 collectionJil Sanders Spring/Summer 2015 collectionSalvatore Ferragamo Spring/Summer 2015 collectionVersace Spring/Summer 2015 collectionFrom Suzhou to ShanghaiGucci Spring/Summer 2015 collectionFirst banquet in ChinaScent of the seasonDinkum down under foodThe unlikely restaurateurSingapore recalls six food products from Taiwan amid gutter oil scandalTaiwan administrator orders tougher food fraud penaltiesFlavors sparkle when Chinese meets FrenchBakers celebrate Roald Dahl in cake creationsA gilded prophet comes homeScientists decode coffees genetic secretsHunting for the original fresh pork moon cakeTaking a bite of the moonTop 10 most beautiful terraces in ChinaMountain paradiseGlimpses of Lhasas holiday seasonTop 10 destinations for female travelersTop 10 seldom-seen views around the worldQuanzhou charmsYunnan, a travel heavenCity of SpringsMorning sun showers snow-covered Great WallMixing old with new in central Vietnam2013 Top 10 Tourism DestinationsMost Popular| About China Daily | Advertise on Site | Contact Us | Job Offer |Copyright 1995 -. All rights reserved. The content (including but not limited to text, photo, multimedia information, etc) published in this site belongs to China Daily Information Co (CDIC). Without written authorization from CDIC, such content shall not be republished or used in any form. Note: Browsers with 1024*768 or higher resolution are suggested for this site.License for publishing multimedia online 0108263             Registration Number: 20100000002731