Costume show inspired by Dunhuang murals a visual feast | Updated: 2019-09-02 10:32
Models present costume designer Chu Yan’s ancient-style dresses at a performance in Dunhuang, Northwest China’s Gansu province, Aug 31, 2019. [Photo provided to]

A cultural performance, The Color Extravaganza of Dunhuang, was staged Saturday as part of the closing ceremony of the annual (Dunhuang) International Cultural Expo.

The colors of the costumes displayed in the show were derived from the murals in the Mogao Grottoes, a renowned UNESCO World Heritage site in Dunhuang, Northwest China’s Gansu province.

The Dunhuang murals have been preserved for thousands of years due to the special properties of the mineral pigments used in creating the paintings. Creative cultural products, including costumes, are crafted to spread the time-honored glory of Dunhuang culture and to raise awareness of heritage protection.

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Next   >>|

Related Stories

Copyright 1995 - . All rights reserved. The content (including but not limited to text, photo, multimedia information, etc) published in this site belongs to China Daily Information Co (CDIC). Without written authorization from CDIC, such content shall not be republished or used in any form. Note: Browsers with 1024*768 or higher resolution are suggested for this site.
License for publishing multimedia online 0108263

Registration Number: 130349