The "Millennium bamboo curtain" been given "likes" of BRICS guests
CHONGQING (CQNEWS) -- "Millennium stunt" can't be lost in our hands, otherwise we feel sorry for ancestors", Lu Xiaogang told the reporter. The over 50-year-old man was concentrating on obtaining bamboo filament by breaking bamboo skin in one workshop at the Liangping district of Chongqing. The Liangping bamboo curtain, with a history of over a thousand years, served as the royal tribute during Northern Song Dynasty and is known as the best of all curtains around the world. Now, it has been listed as a national intangible cultural heritage and even obtained the "likes" of the guests of BRICS Labor and Employment Ministers' Meeting.
The reporter saw Lu Xiaogang in the factory of Dahe Road, Liangping District (left three). He was making Liangping bamboo curtain together with three other workers. The Liangping bamboo curtain, also been called Liangshan bamboo curtain, is one kind of bamboo cultural crafts made for a thousand years among folk Liangping. According to the "Liangshan county annals", it was listed as a royal tribute in the early years of the Northern Song Dynasty. In 2008, Liang Ping bamboo curtain was listed as a national intangible cultural heritage.
Speaking of the Liangping bamboo curtain, the bamboo curtain factory director Lu Xiaogang said the origin and long development of the bamboo curtain lies in its ingenious craft, perfect workmanship, beautiful decoration and multiple styles.
The Liangping bamboo curtain takes local sinocalamus affinis as raw material. There are more than eighty processes included, such as selecting bamboo, weaving, painting, etc. In order to manufacture Liangping bamboo curtain with ingenious craft, perfect workmanship, beautiful decoration and multiple styles, no process can be treated carelessly.