Genesis and Spirit – Online Programmes on the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region

Date: 15 June to 15 July 2021
 

Presented by: 

Ministry of Culture and Tourism, The People's Republic of China
Home Affairs Bureau, The Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region

 

Organised by:

Centre for Ethnic and Folk Literature and Art Development, Ministry of Culture and Tourism
Department of Culture and Tourism of Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region
Leisure and Cultural Services Department

 

Implemented by: 

Yinchuan Municipal Culture, Tourism, Radio and Television Bureau
Ningxia Cultural Museum
Ningxia Mural Conservation Centre
HK InnoVision

 

The online programmes introduce the rich intangible cultural heritage of Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region to Hong Kong residents, including craftsmanship and performing arts, such as hemp weaving, Niwawu (a musical instrument made of clay), a mouth harp, a Helan inkstone, and a mural painting at the Helan Mountains. Through text and video programmes, viewers can appreciate the unique glamour of Saishang Jiangnan (a prosperous region beyond the Great Wall).

 

Niwawu

Niwawu

 

Mouth harps

Mouth harps

 

Master Yan Senlin, a national representative inheritor of the Helan inkstone-making technique

Master Yan Senlin, a national representative inheritor of the Helan inkstone-making technique

2 Kwu Uk Lane, Tsuen Wan

(852) 2851 6134

(852) 2462 6320