Boston, Massachusetts (PRWEB) December 12, 2013
December 14th and 15th at Harvard University at the Center for Government & International Studies located at 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge MA 02138.
December 20th to the 22nd at The Shops at the Prudential Center located at Belvidere Arcade, 800 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02199.
GreatSeed (http://greatseed.co/) is pleased to announce that it will be showcasing an array of traditional Chinese arts and crafts at the Cultural Survival Bazaar (http://bazaar.culturalsurvival.org/about-bazaars) for five days and at two locations during the month of December in the Boston area. These two events will give attendees a hands-on opportunity to fully immerse themselves in Chinese traditional culture. Above all, attendees will experience a vibrant, living current culture with deep, ancient, and diverse roots.
Occurring for only five days, GreatSeed will be bringing to the Boston area the very best handcrafts of China that represent 5000 years of history. Included in this dazzling display that represents 5,000 years of continuous Chinese civilization will be the arts and crafts of many of China's ethnic minorities, some little known even to the Chinese public. Adding their unique, handmade, and elegant crafts and arts to the already staggering GreatSeed catalog, the events promise to be both illuminating, educational, and entertaining for the attendees.
Arts and Crafts, as diverse as exquisite embroidery and traditional archery will be shown. Other highlights of this vast exploration of Chinese culture will include:
- The handcrafted brocade work of Chinese ethnic minorities such as the Dong and Tujia, both known for their wondrous textile goods.
- The dazzling Cloisonne-technique silversmith creations of the Miao ethnic minority.
- Masterfully made Chinese traditional copper and tin teapots.
- Traditional Chinese woodcut New Year Paintings.
- The beautiful home decor creations of the Miao ethnic minority, world famous for their Batik technique masterpieces.
- Fabulous notebooks, bookmarks, albums, and gift paper handmade by master paper makers.
- Oil-paper umbrellas, Beijing Opera Masks, Inner Painted Snuff Bottles, Dough Figurines, Chinese Paper Cutting, fragrant Herbal Incense Sticks, and much more.
“We are thrilled at the opportunity to partner with Cultural Survival, the global leading organization in preserving and promoting indigenous cultures. We share the same values and vision that only by respecting traditions and pursuing global culture equity that we will be achieving a sustainable development for the future”, said Lisa Deng, founder and CEO of GreatSeed, “With products ranging from exquisite embroideries and brocades to fashionable jewelry and chic furnishings, we are committed to satisfying audience’s various tastes with excellent handcrafts that are made from top notch artisans. Every single artwork from our collection is made with extraordinary skill and care, brimming with the artisan’s strong passion and unshakable faith. And it is our mission to bring awareness and share this passion and culture value with the global audiences.”
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For media inquiries, please contact Lynn Zhou at lynnzhou(at)greatseed(dot)com.
About Great Seed Inc.
Great Seed Inc is a global community for people to share, spread, and support the passion for culture, a community dedicated to cultural preservation, transmission, and innovation. GreatSeed’s online store for of high quality, traditional handmade cultural products is dedicated to finding and delivering the best cultural products and most fascinating cultural consumption experiences to consumers. Find out more about GreatSeed at: http://greatseed.co/.
About Cultural Survival Bazaar
The Cultural Survival Bazaars are a series of cultural festivals that provide Indigenous artists, cooperatives, and their representatives from around the world the chance to sell their work directly to the American public. Hundreds of artists, cooperatives, and their representatives sell traditional and contemporary crafts, artwork, clothing, jewelry, carpets, and accessories at the Bazaars. In addition, the Bazaars offer a wide assortment of cultural performances and presentations, which include live music, Native American storytelling, craft-making demonstrations, films, as well as the chance to talk directly with guest artisans and community advocates. Find out more about Cultural Survival Bazaar at: http://bazaar.culturalsurvival.org/about-bazaars.