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Int'l Carpet Exhibition opens in Xining, Qinghai

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08-08-2014 19:12 BJT

The 2014 International Carpet Exhibition is held in Xining, capital city of Qinghai. It's Sponsored by the Ministry of Commerce, the governments of Qinghai Province and the Tibet Autonomous Region.

This year's International Carpet Exhibition covers over 400 varieties.

And of course one of the highlights are the Tibetan carpets.

The 2014 International Carpet Exhibition is held in Xining, capital city of Qinghai.

The 2014 International Carpet Exhibition is held in Xining, capital city of Qinghai.

Known for its bright colors, distinct patterns, and soft texture, the Tibetan carpet is a treasure of traditional handicrafts. And this exhibition brings together the best here in Xining. It showcases the variety and different uses of Tibetan carpets, including hanging carpets, sleeping rugs, seating mats and more.

Organizers have also invited folk artists to demonstrate the process of making a Tibetan carpet.

Meanwhile, exquisite carpets from other parts of the world are also showcased here. The event has attracted more than 700 exhibitors from 11 countries, including the main carpet producing countries in the world such as Iran, Nepal, Turkey, Pakistan and Afghanistan.

Initiated in 2004, the International Carpet Exhibition in Qinghai is the only one of its kind in the country, and plays an important role in promoting exchange between the domestic and foreign carpet industry.

The 2014 International Carpet Exhibition is held in Xining, capital city of Qinghai.

The 2014 International Carpet Exhibition is held in Xining, capital city of Qinghai.

The 2014 International Carpet Exhibition is held in Xining, capital city of Qinghai.

The 2014 International Carpet Exhibition is held in Xining, capital city of Qinghai.


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