Couplets hung on ancient city gates in Nanjing to welcome Spring Festival
Couplets with each approximately 15 meters high and 2 meters wide are hung on the 12 ancient city gates in Nanjing, capital city of East China’s Jiangsu province, to welcome the coming Spring Festival which falls on Feb 16.
Hanging couplets on the door is a traditional way for Chinese to celebrate the Lunar New Year. It is believed that the earliest chunlian couplet found in China was written on a page of the Dunhuang Manuscripts, a cache of documents previously sealed in one of the Moga...
14 industrial heritages in Jiangsu make into national list
The first batch of 100 industrial heritages
under national protection was released in Beijing, Jan. 27. A total of 14
industrial heritages in Jiangsu made into the list, the most among all
provinces and cities.
According to Nizhny Tagil Charter for
the Industrial Heritage, industrial heritage refers to the physical remains of
the history of technology and industry, such as manufacturing and mining sites,
as well as power and transportation infrastructure.
After years of research, the Natio...