Handicraft Living Hall was awarded by UNESCO

Release time:2019-01-08 14:37:44


▲The Crafts Museum is awarded by UNESCO

Recently, the City Canal Group received a notice from UNESCO that the Crafts Museum was awarded by UNESCO. On July 20th, Mr. Francisco Benderlin, Special Adviser to the Director-General of UNESCO, presented a certificate of honor to the Handicraft Living Hall and appreciated the international influence of the Craftsmanship Hall on Chinese culture and its construction of the Chinese Grand Canal Cultural Belt. Contributions made.

Mr. Francisco Banderin said: "The Beijing-Hangzhou Grand Canal is the crystallization of the industriousness and wisdom of the working people of ancient China. The Handicraft Living Hall promotes Chinese handmade traditional culture, inherits and develops traditional Chinese craftsmanship, protects and utilizes Chinese craft civilization and The canal culture has made outstanding contributions."

The Handicraft Living Museum was built in May 2011 with a total area of ​​3,000 square meters. It is the first “non-legacy” exhibition hall in Zhejiang Province that integrates interactive teaching, non-legacy, manual experience and folk performances. The museum retains the original architectural style of the Republic of China, attracting national, provincial and municipal masters of arts and crafts, non-genetic inheritors, and focusing on the inheritance of more than 20 traditional Chinese techniques such as bamboo weaving and embroidery. Material cultural heritage process. In 2012, the Handicraft Living Museum was awarded by UNESCO the top ten inheritance bases of China"s “Culinary and Folk Art Capital” (incorporating the arts and crafts museum group), with the purpose of promoting Chinese traditional craftsmanship, inheriting and developing handicrafts. Over the years, the Handicraft Living Museum has provided a cultural exchange platform for the general public visitors with rich and vivid visits, experiences and learning. It actively protects and inherits the Chinese craft civilization, and strives to protect the canal culture well, pass it on, and make good use of it.