Exhibition of Yangtze River Delta's maritime culture opens in Lin-gang
An exhibition featuring the maritime intangible cultural heritage of the Yangtze River Delta was unveiled at the China Maritime Museum in Lin-gang Special Area on Dec 31, and will last to March 31.
Led by the China Maritime Museum, the exhibition has welcomed 25 museums in the Yangtze River Delta region. More than 200 exhibits are displayed, covering more than 50 items of maritime intangible cultural heritages that illustrate the history and cultural heritage of navigation in the area.
The public and private participating museums include national, provincial, prefecture-level and county-level museums in the Yangtze River Delta region.
The exhibits include world-level intangible cultural heritages such as the traditional firing techniques of Longquan celadon, State-level ones such as compass manufacturing skills and provincial heritages such as the craft of ancient ship model manufacturing. They cover more than 20 categories including porcelain, sculpture, compasses, and ship models, some of which involve national secondary and tertiary class cultural relics.
Visitors to the exhibition of maritime intangible cultural heritage of the Yangtze River Delta in Lin-gang Special Area discuss the history and cultural heritage of navigation in the region. [Photo/China Maritime Museum]
The exhibition uses pictures, audio and video, touch screens and other display means to give visitors a more three-dimensional exhibition experience.