Event date: 24–26 November 2016 (see times below)
The Oxford Chinese Innovation Club are delighted to invite twenty-six craftsmen – heirs of China’s state-level intangible cultural heritage – to show their works this weekend at Hertford College, Oxford. More than ten categories of Chinese traditional handicrafts will be exhibited, including lacquerware, cloisonné, wood carving, batik and many others. Aimed at bringing the Chinese dream of cultural heritage to an international audience, this exhibition will be an excellent opportunity to get a taste of traditional Chinese art and sense the spirit of Chinese craftspeople.
At our exhibition, you will be able to:
- Watch live demonstrations of handicrafts being made by top Chinese craftspeople
- Make traditional handicrafts yourself, such as batik, kites, dough figurines and rabbit gods
- Watch live performances of some of the most typical forms of traditional Chinese performance, such as Guqin, Kun opera, Peking opera, and marionette
- Have a chance to purchase your favourite handcrafts, which combine the finest traditional handicrafts with contemporary design
Come and join us to discover the beauty of traditional Chinese art and be ready to get inspired!
Opening ceremony: 5–6 pm, Friday 25 November (refreshments will be served before the ceremony)
Exhibition （drop by any time to visit the exhibition):
2–4 pm Thursday 24 November
2–9 pm Friday 25 and Saturday 26 November
For more information, visit this event’s Eventbrite page.