Events in Lushan
In order to promote the development of China's art of making pottery, strengthen cultural exchanges and foreign ceramics, the International Pottery and Porcelain Festival is held every year in Jingdezhen, Jiangxi Province.
With a thousand years of history producing porcelain dating back to the Jin and Han Dynasty, Jingdezhen is considered as the porcelain capital of China. Jingdezhen porcelain is sleek and variety with rich decoration and unique style. It’s said that Jingdezhen porcelain is "white as jade, bright as a mirror, as thin as paper, such as chime sound". It’s renowned at home and abroad.
Tourists to Lushan should pay a visit to Ruichang City. The city is famous with the Ruichang Paper-cut Art which is an ancient Han folk art. Ruichang is located on the southern bank of the Yangtze River in the northern part of Jiangxi Province. Its unique geographical location has greatly influenced the style of Ruichang Paper-cutting - it combines both the charm of the South and masculinity of the Northern.
Ruichang is also famous of its bamboo weaving craftmanship. It has a long history of Han traditional manual craftsmanship. For thousand years, Ruichang's bamboo weaving craftsmanship has been transformed through the inheritance and development of countless generations of artists and has formed its own unique style.
The Star and Venus Inkstone is also known as Venus Song Inkstone. An inkstone is a stone mortar for the grinding and containment of ink. The Chinese grind their ink in a circular motion with the end flat on the surface
It is a traditional arts and crafts of the Han nationality in Jiujiang City, Jiangxi Province. Visitors are also recommended to visit several Song Villages under the Camel Hill in Hengtang Town, Xingzi County, the main producing area of Jinxing Inkstone.