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Chinese Spring Festival woodcut prints made by children

01-18-2011 09:46 BJT

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Chinese Spring Festival is coming soon, and festival decorations are appearing around every corner around the country. Visitors who stopped by the Suzhou Museum of Ethnic Folk Customs on Monday were treated to a collection of Taohuawu Woodcut Spring Festival Pictures.

These spring festival woodcut prints are all from children around the age of 10. The kids only studied how to make woodcut prints for one year, but they are very skillful at every procedure.

Hu Jing, Student of Taowu Primary School, said, "I want to continue to learn the skills, and eventually become a master at making spring festival pictures."

Taowu Primary School students have been taught how to make woodcut spring festival prints since 1992. The primary schools in Suzhou also teach many other traditional skills including paper-cutting and knitting. In this way, these traditional skills are inherited by the new generation.

Editor:Yang Jie |Source: CNTV.CN

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