Ancient intangible cultural heritage favored by teenagers
Photo of “Intangible Cultural Heritage into Schools” exhibited on “Great Revolution - Celebrating the 40th Anniversary of Reform and Opening-up” at the National Museum of China, reproduced by Qi Lansen.
CHONGQING (CQNEWS) -- The “Great revolution - celebrating the 40th anniversary of reform and opening-up” held at the National Museum of China have attracted many students, especially a photo called “Intangible Cultural Heritage into Schools”, which is about an old man with gray hair creating a “Gourd Pyrography”. The elder in the photo is a representative successor of “Gourd Pyrography”, a municipal intangible cultural heritage project of Chongqing.
On May 28, 2018, “Intangible Cultural Heritage into Schools” of the 9th Culture Heritage Month of Chongqing was opened at Chongqing Xiyong No. 1 Primary School, in which 15 representative successors showing their intangible skills. The 70-year-old Zhang Juchang said that this activity can make students know the great and profound intangible cultural heritage and even love it.
The activity has been held for more than ten years, covering schools in all districts and counties. It enriches school courses and promotes inheritance.
In addition, the courses require interactive and have given full consideration to the acceptance level of students. For example, Cao Guangyu, a representative successor of “Chuanjiang Haozi” almost gives lessons at Yuzhong Renmin Road Elementary School every week. Teachers in the school also wrote “Chuanjiang Haozi”, a school-based teaching textbook, which conforms to the school characteristics and follows the student cognitive rules; "Tujia Waving Dance" of Youyang and “Tongliang Dragon Dance” also are introduced to classes. (Translated by Mao Qiao, Fathom Language Limited)