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Baotou's cultural achievements shown to public at fair

Updated: 2023-07-13


The Baotou exhibition area in the seventh Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region Cultural Industry Expo Fair. [Photo/WeChat account of Baotou Daily]

The seventh Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region Cultural Industry Expo Fair is held in Hohhot, capital city of North China's Inner Mongolia, from July 13 to 17. Baotou participates in the fair to show its construction achievements of culture and sci-tech innovation to the audience of the whole country.

This year's illustrious fair in Baotou, which displayed the remarkable achievements and ingenious creativity of over 40 pioneering enterprises hailing from 10 distinct districts and counties, was an absolute testament to the cutting-edge digital technology employed to highlight the paramount areas of industrial achievements, intangible cultural heritage, and digital technology. In its entirety, the fair served as an exemplary demonstration of Baotou's inimitable attributes as the "steel city on grassland, rare earth capital, and world Green Silicon City."

In the Baotou exhibition area, the audience can see the models or promotional videos of the 99A main battle tank, the NTE400 electric wheel mine dump truck model, the Mingyang intelligent energy 8-megawatt fan, and an interactive intelligent robot. These tell the development process of Baotou's heavy industrial civilization.

Ji's sheepskin painting, China's only extant sheepskin painting art, Baotou paper-cutting, national intangible cultural heritage, and other intangible cultural works are also displayed.

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A piece of Ji's sheepskin painting. [Photo/WeChat account of Baotou Daily]

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The six-face pillow, included in the fifth batch of Inner Mongolia intangible cultural heritage items list, is on display at the fair. [Photo/WeChat account of Baotou Daily]

In the science and technology section, modern digital technology means – such as naked eye 3D display and interactive large screen and scene setting – allow the audience to immerse themselves in the charm of Baotou culture and art.