cultural heritage

March 22, 2011No Comments

Picture of the day: Petitioner on her knees

On March 21, an outdoor performance showcasing intangible cultural heritage was staged in Huaiyang County in central Henan Province. After the master of ceremony announced the beginning of the show, a woman broke through the security cordon and ran to Ren Lianjun, the Communist Party boss of Huaiyang County, knelt down, and cried out her [...]

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March 11, 201126 Comments

Boys’ urine-soaked eggs listed as local specialty, intangible cultural heritage

From Qianjiang Evening Post Every early spring, a foul odor fills the air of Dongyang, Zhejiang Province. Dongyang people call it “the smell of spring.” Yuck, it’s actually the smell of urine. And prepare yourself for this: Dongyang people boil eggs in boy’s urine and sell them at 1.50 yuan (23 cents) apiece. It sells [...]

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