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June 9, 2011

CHINA: 84-year-old's fabulous paper cutting art

BEIJING, China / People's Daily / Life & Culture / Jun 9, 2011

Zhang Liannu shows paper cutting works in Machi Township of Jiuyuan District in Baotou, north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, June 5, 2011. The 84-year-old Zhang learned paper cutting from her mother since childhood. She has become a representative of successors of Machi's paper cutting arts. In recent years, local government has made great efforts to protect and develop the folk arts. More than 1,500 local villagers participated in paper cutting activities. (Xinhua/Li Xin)

Source: Xinhua

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