DUSSELDORF, Germany, Feb.1 (Xinhua)-- A two-day art exhibition entitled "National Cultural and Artistic Exhibition in Qinghai, China" kicked off here on Thursday, showcasing unique traditional culture and art as well as beautiful landscape in northwest China's Qinghai Province.
The exhibition, held by the information office of the Qinghai provincial government, featured over 100 fine pictures and dozens of thangka, a traditional Tibetan Buddhist scroll painting. It displayed local characteristics of arts, crafts, natural scenery and folk customs.
When attending the opening ceremony of the exhibition, Xia Wujiao, a Chinese master of arts and crafts, showed visitors the majority of the work in the exhibition.
The exhibition held in North Rhine-Westphalia. a highly developed area of German culture and art with multi-cultural dynamics, presents a good opportunity for both the Qinghai province and the North Rhine-Westphalia state to exchange ideas, said Chinese official He Wenbo on behalf of the Chinese Consulate General in Dusseldorf.
Michael Ruhland, vice director of the German-Chinese Friendship Association Dusseldorf, recalled his memory of the 12 fantastic trips to Qinghai in the past, saying the exhibition might make him to return to northwest China once again.