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Pic story: 75-year-old man dedicated to preserving traditional kiln burning skills


A woman looks at Cizhou Kiln lampshades at a Cizhou Kiln museum in Handan City, north China's Hebei Province, Sept. 12, 2019. Liu Lizhong, 75, is an inheritor of Cizhou Kiln firing technique. As the fourth generation in his family of porcelain making, Liu has devoted himself to preserving and researching of traditional kiln burning skills, and has successfully inherited the intact 72 procedures of Cizhou Kiln burning. Having recruited more than 100 apprentices, he said his dream is to pass down the traditional craft to younger generations. (Xinhua/Wang Xiao)

[ Editor: SRQ ]