Hunan Embroidery Culture and Art Festival Kicks off

Second Hunan Embroidery Culture and Art Festival to Kick off in Changsha

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Opening ceremony
Time: 9:00 a.m., September 15
Venue: Front yard of Hunan Provincial Exhibition Center

Hunan Arts and Crafts Exhibition, Manufacturing, Demonstration, Business Negotiation and
Sale
Duration: September 15-17
Venue: 11 halls in South and North of Hunan Provincial Exhibition Center

China Contemporary Embroidery Exhibition and Assessment
Duration: September 15-17
Venue: Central hall of Hunan Provincial Exhibition Center

The Fifth Hunan Arts and Crafts Competition
Duration: September 15-16
Venue: Hunan Provincial Exhibition Center

The Second Hunan Embroidery Skills Contest
Time: in the afternoon of September 15
Venue: at the lobby of Hunan Provincial Exhibition Center

Special Fireworks Ceremony
Time: 8:00-8:30 p.m. September 15
Venue: Fireworks Square on Orange Isle

China Embroidery Summit Forum
Time: 9:00-11:00 a.m. September 16
Venue: No.1 Meeting Room of Sheraton Hotel

Theatrical Performances
Duration: September 16-17
Venue: at the lobby of Hunan Provincial Exhibition Center

Television Awarding Party
Time: 20:00-21:30 September 17

Hunan boasts abundant arts and crafts resources in a great variety. In addition to Xiang Embroidery, the chrysanthemum stone carving, Liuyang fireworks and Liling under-glaze color porcelain have gain high reputation throughout the world. Themed with "Splendid Embroidery of Hunan, Artistic Heritage of the World", the event aims to forge a name card for Xiang Embroidery, promote Huxiang culture, showcase the unique charm and remarkable achievements of Hunan's exquisite arts and crafts, and propel development of this industry.