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Zhejiang Culture Festival kicks off at Jordan's world heritage site

The Department of Culture of China's eastern province of Zhejiang held on Thursday a culture festival as well as celebration for Chinese New Year in Jordan's world-famous heritage site Petra.


The cultural festival, first of its kind in Jordan, seeks to convey joy to the Jordanians as well as tourists from all over the world.[Photo/Xinhua]

The Department of Culture of China's eastern province of Zhejiang held on Thursday a culture festival as well as celebration for Chinese New Year in Jordan's world-famous heritage site Petra.

The department held the event in cooperation with China's Ministry of Culture, the Chinese embassy in Jordan and the Petra Tourism Development Authority.

At the event, artists from Zhejiang performed Chinese flute, folk songs, moulding clay figures as well as Chinese puppet dancing.

A creative exhibition of traditional craft, with the theme of silk, porcelain and tea, was also displayed at the event, revealing a combination of Chinese culture and contemporary industrial designs.

Jin Xingsheng, Director of the Department of Culture of Zhejiang province, introduced several cultural heritages and archaeological sites in Zhejiang.

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