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Gong and Drum Storytelling

Gong-drum Storytelling was said to appear at the end of the 3rd century in rural areas of Shanghai.

Pipa Playing Technique of Pudong School

Since the Ming and Qing dynasties, the Southern Schools of Pipa, especially in Shanghai, have developed rapidly.

Pudong Storytelling

Pudong Storytelling, also known as Shanghai Storytelling or Cymbal Storytelling (for it uses cymbal to make rhythm while telling the story), is an important quyi form in Shanghai.

Qingpu Farming Songs

Farming song is popular in Qingpu district, mainly around the towns of Liantang, Zhaoxiang, Jinze, Shangta and Zhujiajiao.

Boat Racing

The custom of boat racing in Zhujiajiao area of Qingpu District was formed in the 1650s and has had a history of more than 300 years.

Jiangnan String-and-pipe Music

Jiangnan String-and-pipe Music is a branch of string-and-pipe music, popular in Jiangnan, or the south of Changjiang River, especially in the areas between Shanghai, Nanjing and Hangzhou.

Paper-cut applique on porcelain

Paper-cut applique on porcelain is a way of decorating porcelain with paper-cut patterns.


As an environmentally friendly traditional Chinese silk fabric, gambiered canton gauze’s manmade plant dying and finishing technique enjoys a history of more than 500 years.

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