Chinese traditional art

Chinese traditional art

Who are the young Hongkongers reviving Hanfu, the traditional Chinese clothing
Veronica Kam Pui-ka blends in nicely in a shopping mall in Hong Kong that was transformed into an ancient Chinese street scene. Kam looked the part by dressing in Hanfu, traditional Chinese clothing. She wore a long flowing robe with sweeping sleeves, a heavily embroidered gold and purple silk skirt and ornate pins in her hair.  Kam was attending a Hanfu culture exhibition. But this is not the only time she pulls on the ancient outfit. A Hanfu enthusiast, Kam wears ancient clothing all year round and not just on special occasions. Whether relaxing at home, working, or going out shopping with friends, Kam is in Hanfu. “I’ve loved traditional Chinese clothing since I was a child and have alway
Making traditional Chinese paper
Xuan paper, or traditional rice paper, is widely used in Chinese painting and calligraphy.  The paper has a history of more than 1,000 years. It originated from Xuancheng City in the eastern province of Anhui. The manufacturing process goes through over 100 stages, and it takes at least one year to make.  The Cao family has been making Xuan paper since the Song Dynasty (960-1279). The craft has been passed down the generations.  Check out the gallery to see how the paper is made.
Incredible paper gowns by Chinese folk artist
A Chinese paper-cutting master, Yang Caixia, has made nine gowns out of red paper. All the dresses are decorated with traditional lucky patterns, and have their own matching headpieces. Paper-cutting is one of the oldest traditional Chinese artforms, and declared by the United Nations as an intangible cultural heritage of humanity.