HAIKOU, Nov. 20 (Xinhua) -- An international culture week focusing on brocade and embroidery works kicked off in Haikou, capital of south China's Hainan Province on Thursday night.
The four-day event will feature activities including exhibitions, light shows and fashion shows in Haikou, Sanya City and Baoting Li and Miao Autonomous County.
Brocade and embroidery works from various countries as well as from the local Li ethnic group will be displayed during the event to present different traditional cultures, according to the provincial department of tourism, culture, radio, television and sports.
Sun Ying, director of the department, said the local government is devoted to exploring applications of Li brocade culture and stimulating the vitality of traditional dress culture, in a bid to inject cultural energy into the construction of the Hainan Free Trade Port.
The international culture week will run until Nov. 22. Enditem