Intangible Cultural Heritage and Soft Power – Exploring the Relationship
Crafting Collaboration: Conflict Resolution and Community Engagement in the Hangzhou Arts and Crafts Museum Cluster
Zhao Mu: The Presence of the Past in the Meaning(s) of Space in Confucius’ Graveyard
Indigenising Intangible Cultural Heritage: Comparison and Interpretation of the Concept of ICH in China
Marshal Nezha ‘transformed’: Techno Nezha in Taiwan
An artisan making an umbrella in the WorkmanshipDemonstration Pavilion of the ACMC.
Two artisans making a pair of scissors in the WorkmanshipDemonstration Pavilion of the ACMC.
An exhibition at the Hangzhou Arts and Crafts Museum Master Workshop ofthe ACMC.
A scene in the Knives, Scissors, and Swords Museum of the ACMC.
Stone tablets moved from the Confucian graveyard and exhibited in the museum.
Confucius inscribing words on Chi-cha’s stone tablet.
Spatial line along the footpath marked by the tombstones of Confucius’ direct heirs.
Kong Qinghe walking among the five tombstones of his immediate ancestors, ranked in Zhao Mu order along the 400-year old spatial-temporal footpath.
The spatial dimension of aura shown in Confucius’ graveyard.
Red Guards smashing the stone tablet in front of Confucius’ tomb.
Spatial pattern of Zhao Mu clusters in Confucius’ graveyard.
A Xiushan lantern painted with flowers. This is actually the name for a performance that includes songs, music, dance and drama. The performers carry painted lanterns and wear colourful costumes. The tradition dates back to the Tang and Song dynasties and was inscribed on the list of Chinese ICH in 2006.
The Great Wall of China.Photo: http://www.tuku.cn/wallpapers/view.aspx?id=6885&type=1440x900 [2015-3-25]
Nezha’s style is very diverse as his followers are very creative in dressing him.
Children like having their photos taken with Nezha.
Sometimes followers invite Techno Nezha to join in their celebrations.
Followers have given Nezha white gloves to wear which look very cute.
Techno Nezha dancing to heavy electronic dance music.
Nezhas wearing big modern triangular glasses.
Crowds gather at Sinying Taizih Temple for the ceremony.
Techno Nezhas riding motorcycles through the streets.
Techno Nezha patrolling the street wearing modern dress.