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Chinese Kite and Weifang Kite Museum

weifang kite museum
Chinese Kite and Weifang Kite Museum
Chinese kite art is famous as one of Chinese time-honored cultural traditions and folklores for its large reflection of the unique and diverse regional culture. Kite in China in different historical periods is closely linked with music, dancing, opera, folk custom and religious belief in different regions and ethnic groups. Besides, Chinese kite now shows a sophisticated system in types and kinds such as Weifang kite, Beijing kite, Tianjin kite, Nantong kite, Anhui kite, Jilin kite, Jiangnan kite and Taiwan kite and so on.

Weifang kite develops via learning from the folk custom of Weifang like clay-figurine, embroidery, jewelry and wooden year picture. Exactly, they learnt mutually. Weifang kite originated from Song Dynasty and prevailed in Ming Dynasty. Weifang kite is featured by the local uniquity and artistic tradition. Currently, Weifang kite consists of three basic types:

1. Yangjiabu Kite: well-known as wooden year picture kite and presented by Three-Color Kite with White-Eye Swallow and Figure Kite with Hard Wing.
2. Traditional Painting Kite is strongly featured by the techniques of creating traditional Chinese painting
3. Solid Shape-like Kite is vividly shown and featured by its life-like shape.

Weifang Kite Museum

Weifang Kite Museum located on Xingzheng Street of Kuiwen District, Weifang city was completely built in 1989. Currently, Weifang Kite Museum is the world's largest themed museum of kite. It covers 1.3 hectares and the architectural style is vividly featured by the local famous kite named Dragon-Head Centipede-Shaped Kite. The roof of the museum is made of the ceramics like a long and complete dragon.

The museum is comprised of 12 exhibition halls such as comprehensive hall, China hall, Weifang hall and friendship hall. It in total collects more than 2000 collections about the treasure of kites and the cultural relics or documents of kites. It systematically introduces the history, classification, innovation of kite and Weifang international kite festival.





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