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Chongchuan promotes traditional skills


Updated: 2019-11-01

A palm fiber weaving activity was held in Chongchuan district, Nantong, Jiangsu province on Oct 30.

Palm fiber weaving is a traditional art form dating back over 1,000 years. It has been listed as a Nantong municipal intangible cultural heritage.

Ma Yihua, a 51-year-old craftswoman, has been weaving palm fiber since she was a young girl and she and her husband taught others how to do so during the activity.

The activity was meant to promote traditional forms of art.


Participants learn how to weave palm fiber in Chongchuan district on Oct 30. [Photo/ntfabu.com]