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Intangible cultural heritages help Tibetans get rich

By Zhi Xinghua Source:China Tibet News 2016-10-18

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Photo shows that local people are working in the wood carving factory in Kexi Town, Gonggar County. [China Tibet News/ Ma Jing]

Wood carving skill is an important part of traditional Tibetan culture and art, and it has a long history. In recent years, the wood carving industry in Kexi Town, Gonggar County has helped 17 local people get employed. In 2015, this factory's wood carving skill was listed as county level intangible cultural heritage. Up to now, its turnover is over 290000 yuan and the income is more than 110000 yuan.

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