Wang Xin-xin is a Nanyin (or Nan Guan) musician, and the founder of Xin-xin Nanguan Ensemble. At Wuhan University, she lectured on the history of her musical tradition and performed with the pipa, 2017.
In a remote village far from the nearest paved road in Yunnan Province, a father-daughter team are at the forefront of the movement to maintain the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Polyphonic Singing.
Musicians play traditional folk songs outside the gate of the Confucius Temple in Jianshui, considered one of the largest and oldest Confucian temples in China.

Inheritors of the Intangible Cultural Heritage demonstrate Yi Lezuo, a kind of square dance usually performed at festivals, labor or social dances.

Wang Hualin, 67, began studying eggshell sculpture when he was 30 years old. He became a recognized Inheritor of Intangible Cultural Heritage in 2015. Jingzhou, Hubei Province.
Intangible Cultural Heritage: Villagers in Binhu, Hubei Province, China, participate in the traditional Phoenix Boat ceremony, June 2016
Inheritors of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Yiche costume design, dance and music, at Dayangjie town in Yunnan Province.
The town of Jianshui in Yunnan Province is home to many Inheritors of Purple Pottery, a traditional folk craft begun in the late Yuan and early Ming dynasties.
A 360-degree view of Jingzhou city from the top of a seven-story tower at the Zhanghua Buddhist Temple.

With help from a colleague from at Yangtze University, the Western photographer returns to the Zhanghua Buddhist temple in Jingzhou, China, a year after making portraits of twin girls, in search of their parents so that he can present them with a print...

Inheritors of Intangible Cultural Heritage demonstrate the Mang Drum Dance at Potuo village in Yunnan Province.
In rural Yunnan Province, two musicians from neighboring villages, both Inheritors of Intangible Cultural Heritage.
The Jing He Xi Opera, performed by members of the faculty at Yangtze University in Jingzhou, Hubei Province, 2017.
The second Saturday in June is a national day of cultural heritage celebration. The city of Jingzhou in Hubei Province held their event inside the gates of the ancient city walls.

China's commercialized present contrasted with a more traditional musical past . . . 2015

Evening exercise for the residents of Honghe town in Yunnan Province, in the courtyard of an ancient mansion.

At a park in Beijing, the elder generation engage in dance for exercise. It's a typical scene throughout China... 2015