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Great progress made in Tibetan intangible cultural heritages protection
update:September 21,2016
Sept. 21, 2016 -- Tibet has made remarkable achievements in protecting, passing and developing intangible cultural heritage since 2005, according to Tibet’s Cultural Department.
Now Tibetan opera and Gesar have been listed as UN Intangible Cultural Heritage. There are 89 national cultural heritages and 68 successors.
Up to 2015, a total of 150 million has been invested by the central government to protect national intangible cultural heritages and successors in Tibet. The special fund has been raised from 10 million to 12 million yuan per year.
Tibet has attached great importance to cultivating intangible cultural successors and 84 successor cultivation bases have been established.
Besides, intangible cultural heritages protection has generated economic profits.
By: Qu Yungui  Liu Qiang
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