China to celebrate cultural heritage

Updated: Jun 09, 2012, 09:50 AM IST

Beijing: China will celebrate its cultural heritage with a series of events across the country, the authorities said.

The National Library of China will host 10 lectures on intangible cultural heritage protection as part of the activities June 9-18, the culture ministry said.

Two exhibitions about traditional stone rubbing and architecture will also be presented at the library, a leading daily has reported Thursday.

The ministry will also co-host an intangible cultural heritage forum in Suzhou city of Jiangsu province. A dragon boat festival is also being organised in Zhejiang province.