The Wangchuan ceremony and related practices are rooted in folk customs of worshipping Ong Yah, a deity believed to protect people and their lands from disasters.
Wangchuan granted UNESCO status
Two new entries from China, Taijiquan and the Wangchuan ceremony, were added to UNESCO's intangible cultural heritage list on Thursday.
Things you need to know about Mid-Autumn Festival in Fujian
Mid-Autumn Festival is a traditional Chinese festival celebrated annually on the 15th day of the eighth lunar month.
Construction technique of Minnan folk dwellings
As one of the major schools of Chinese traditional courtyard dwellings, the construction technique of Minnan folk dwellings (Xiamen) uses the skills of many trades.
Xiamen lacquer thread sculpture technique
Lacquer thread sculpture is a traditional artware in East China which uses well-tempered lacquer threads to build decorative patterns.
Mount Wuyi is a UNESCO natural and cultural heritage site in Nanping, Fujian province.It contains spectacular natural views and a series of exceptional archaeological sites.
Tulou, or earthen houses, are widely scattered in Yongding and Nanjing counties, Fujian province.
Gulang Islet is a pedestrian-only island off the coast of Xiamen, Fujian province. A UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site, the island is located to the southwest of Xiamen Island, from which it is separated by a 5 minute ferry ride over the 600-meter-wide Lujiang Strait.