Two items from Taizhou, East China's Zhejiang province were recently designated as candidates to become national intangible cultural heritages by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism.
Taizhou Luantan is a local opera with a history of nearly 400 years, originating in the late Ming Dynasty (1368-1644) and the early Qing Dynasty (1616-1911).
Jiazhi subdistrict in Jiaojiang district, Taizhou, has a tradition of sending the Great Heat boat off on Dashu.
Han Shan and Shi De are two renowned monk poets in the history of Buddhism in China.
The Ancient City of Taizhou Cultural Scenic Area, located in Linhai county, Taizhou, covers a total area of 3.12 square kilometers and consists of such scenic spots as the City Wall of the Ancient City of Taizhou, Ziyang Street, East Lake, and Jinshan Hill.
"One rattan" originated from the late Ming Dynasty (1368-1644) and the early Qing Dynasty (1644-1911). It is a unique traditional wooden craftsmanship technique of Tiantai county in Taizhou, Zhejiang province.
Taizhou Strum, originally called Huangyan Opera, is one of the few Chinese operas with multiple tunes.