NANJING, Sept. 22 (Xinhua) -- An exhibition showcasing a diverse range of intangible cultural heritages along China's famed Grand Canal opened on Friday in Suzhou, east China's Jiangsu Province.
The three-day exhibition, part of the concurrently held 5th Grand Canal Culture and Tourism Expo, showcases over 1,000 works of intangible cultural heritage from eight provinces and municipalities along the Grand Canal.
The exhibition is divided into three main sections. These sections include an area dedicated to showcasing intangible cultural heritages along the Grand Canal, an experience space for Chinese tea culture, and a section featuring efforts on rural revitalization, according to Jiangsu provincial department of culture and tourism.
The exhibition offers visitors an immersive and interactive experience where they can learn about the latest achievements in the protection of the intangible cultural heritages along the canal.
With a history of more than 2,500 years, the Grand Canal, connecting Beijing and Hangzhou in east China's Zhejiang Province, served as a significant transportation artery in ancient China. ■