2021-10-28

Qingyuan, Hebei: xiangdao culture is “popular”

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Qingyuan, Hebei: xiangdao culture is “popular”

the incense master is guiding the students to practice the ancient method of making seal incense. Photo by LV Zihao

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Yang Jinqing (first from the right), the representative inheritor of the traditional incense making technology of Qingyuan, a national intangible cultural heritage, is teaching the cooking technology of sandalwood. Photo by LV Zihao

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Yang Jinqing (first from the right), the representative inheritor of the traditional incense making skills of Qingyuan, a national intangible cultural heritage, is teaching the skills of incense making and ingredients. Photo by LV Zihao

on the 28th, a incense road experience attended by more than 10 young women opened in the “ancient city Incense Culture Exhibition Hall” in Qingyuan District, Baoding City, Hebei Province. At the event site, Yang Jinqing, a 74 year old representative inheritor of the traditional incense making skills of Qingyuan, a national intangible cultural heritage, showed and taught the students the ancient incense making skills

it is reported that the traditional fragrance making technology of Qingyuan is a pure manual technology of making various fragrances through the processes of blending, molding, drying and hoarding by using tools such as medicine mill, incense ruler and incense cutting knife. In June 2021, Qingyuan traditional incense making technology was selected into the list of the fifth batch of representative projects of national intangible cultural heritage. (LV Zihao, Xu Qiaoming)