2013 National Cultural Heritage Day
Release Time:2013-06-02

Guiding of the Mawangdui Han Tombs Interpreted by Han People

Tibetan and Qiang Embroidery Workmanship in the Huge Thang-ga

Cutting-edge Cultural Relics Protection Technology in Jinsha Ivory Restoration Center

– A Series of Cultural Activities Launched in Jinsha Site Museum on June 8 China Cultural Heritage Day


On Jun. 8, 2013, the 8th China Cultural Heritage Day, in order to propel the protection and utilization of cultural heritage, Chengdu Jinsha Site Museum will carry out a series of colorful cultural activities under the theme “Cultural Heritage and Comprehensive Well-off”, in the company of the Treasures from Mawangdui Han Tombs co-sponsored with Hunan Provincial Museum, for example: magnificent Tibetan and Qiang embroidery craftwork display, a huge Thang-ga show of 21m high and 15m wide at the square of the Relics Hall, furthermore, the debut opening of Ivory Restoration Center collecting cutting-edge technologies at regular time bucket on the day.


The Earliest Atlas for Body Building Exercise Presented by “Han People”

On the China Cultural Heritage Day, actors dressed in Han clothes will present the regimen atlas on the Guiding, give an on-site teaching and show of the “body building exercise” of Han Dynasty in Jinsha Site Museum. According to information, the earliest atlas for health care exercise in China, namely, the silk painting Guiding unearthed from Mawangdui Han Tombs, records particular operations of Qigong regimen popular in Han Dynasty by depicting 44 people doing health building exercise in totally different movements. 

Cultural Heritage Inheritance Tibetan and Qiang Embroidery Experience

On Jun. 8, a grand Tibetan and Qiang embroidery experience event will be held in Jinsha Site Museum to show the Tibetan and Qiang embroidery craftwork – the 21m high and 15m wide Thang-ga. Master Yang Huazhen, collector of the Thang-ga, will give an on-site special lecture on Tibetan and Qiang embroidery on central stage of the Relics Hall, interpreting its extensive and profound connotation as an intangible cultural heritage. Meanwhile, led by Master Yang’s three pupils, the openly-recruited over 30 fans of Tibetan and Qiang embroidery will have an opportunity to experience the mysterious and magnificent craftwork in person, including the stitch, alignment and composition.

The Door of Ivory Restoration Center First Opened

In order to further popularize the knowledge of archaeology, curator of Chengdu Jinsha Site Museum Wang Yi will personally tell the archaeological story of Jinsha, and share the joy in 2001 when Jinsha Site was firstly excavated. At the same time, the Ivory Restoration Center will also make its debut to the public at regular time bucket on the day, so that the cutting-edge technology for cultural relics protection could be appreciated by more people then.