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Logo of the 44th Session of the World Heritage Committee Released

Logo of the 44th Session of the World Heritage Committee Released

The logo of the 44th Session of the World Heritage Committee emerges in the form of window lattice typical of traditional Chinese architecture and integrates elements such as the saddle walls of Fujian’s traditional houses

The Extended 44th session of the World Heritage Committee will be held from July 16 to 31, 2021

The Extended 44th session of the World Heritage Committee will be held from July 16 to 31, 2021

Given the impossibility of holding a meeting in present due to the extreme exceptional circumstances related to the COVID-19 pandemic worldwide, the World Heritage Committee decided that this session will take place as a fully online meeting from 16 to 31 July 2021.

Wanshouyan Cave

Wanshouyan Cave

​Chen Ziwen, a grey-haired retired staff member of the Fujian Museum, points his finger forward, "Just below that exploration area in the upper left corner, we first found stone pavement."

A 6000-year-old seafaring base once again harbors global ambitions

A 6000-year-old seafaring base once again harbors global ambitions

In the 1980s, the Fujian Museum dispatched an archaeological team to carry out the first large-scale archaeological excavation of the Keqiutou site.

The Keqiutou sites: The first stepping stone towards the sea

The Keqiutou sites: The first stepping stone towards the sea

Organized, large-scale human migration to coastal islands began approximately 6000 years ago, marking the start of mankind’s exploration of the seas.

Promote the protection and utilization of Fuzhou Ancient Houses and improve urban quality

Promote the protection and utilization of Fuzhou Ancient Houses and improve urban quality

An inland river cleaning staff was clearing the river next to an ancient house in Jin'an River Park, Fuzhou on March 6.

Mount Gushan Cliff Carvings--Treasure House of Chinese Calligraphy Art

Mount Gushan Cliff Carvings--Treasure House of Chinese Calligraphy Art

More than 1,480 pieces of cliff inscriptions in the urban area of Fuzhou constitute an important part of Fuzhou as a historical and cultural city.

Restoration of the Former Residence of Yan Fu in Yangqi Completed

Restoration of the Former Residence of Yan Fu in Yangqi Completed

Restoration of the former residence of Yan Fu is completed.

Fujian to Take Multiple Measures to Protect Historic Buildings

Fujian to Take Multiple Measures to Protect Historic Buildings

The Management System of Conservation on Fuzhou Historic Buildings was recently launched, and present a full picture of historic buildings through “one chart” provided on the platform.

Origion of Southern China’s Kiln Industry

Origion of Southern China’s Kiln Industry

The kiln cluster of the Shang and Zhou Dynasties on Mao’er Mountain is the first one found in China where different types of kilns are centrally distributed, well-preserved, and display stratigraphic successions.

Originator of Dragon Kilns

Originator of Dragon Kilns

The dragon kilns unearthed in the kiln cluster on Mao’er Mountain, dating back to the early period of Shang Dynasty, are the earliest and best preserved ones discovered in China so far.

Kiln Cluster of Shang and Zhou Dynasties on Mao’er Mountain

Kiln Cluster of Shang and Zhou Dynasties on Mao’er Mountain

The kiln cluster of Shang and Zhou Dynasties on Mao’er Mountain, located in Xiayang Village, Xianyang Town, Pucheng County, covers an area of about 1 million square meters.

Key Project for New Round of Gucuo Protection and Upgrading in Fuzhou:Restoration of the Ancestral Hall of Liang’s Family of Yongsheng

Key Project for New Round of Gucuo Protection and Upgrading in Fuzhou:Restoration of the Ancestral Hall of Liang’s Family of Yongsheng

Although the 44th session of the World Heritage Committee originally scheduled in Fuzhou was postponed, the pace of related preparatory work has not ceased and the new round of “gucuo” (ancient houses) protection and upgrading project never stops even on weekends.

Fuzhou, Fujian: Inject Vitality into “Gucuo”

Fuzhou, Fujian: Inject Vitality into “Gucuo”

A range of new measures and methods have made “Gucuo” continuously rejuvenated.

Black Pagoda: The Oldest Stone Pagoda in Fujian Province

Black Pagoda: The Oldest Stone Pagoda in Fujian Province

The Black Pagodais a precious relic to study the history of the Min kingdom during the Five Dynasties and Ten Kingdoms period (907-960) .

A Cultural Profile Hulushan Site

A Cultural Profile Hulushan Site

Fujian: Fuzhou's Meticulous Efforts to Conserve and Upgrade Ancient Houses

Fujian: Fuzhou's Meticulous Efforts to Conserve and Upgrade Ancient Houses

Ruiyan Maitreya Statue: Living Fossil of Diversified Coastal Culture

Ruiyan Maitreya Statue: Living Fossil of Diversified Coastal Culture

Bronze Civilization Uncovered in Fujian, changing the narrative that Fujian has no history prior to the pre-Qin Dynasty

Bronze Civilization Uncovered in Fujian, changing the narrative that Fujian has no history prior to the pre-Qin Dynasty

The Guanjiu Mound Tombs are located in Guanjiu Village of Xianyang Town.

Fuzhou: Promote the protection and utilization of Fuzhou Ancient Houses and improve urban quality

Fuzhou: Promote the protection and utilization of Fuzhou Ancient Houses and improve urban quality

As a National Famous Historical and Cultural City, Fuzhou city in Fujian Province has numerous ancient houses and historical and cultural buildings.

“Forged” through Love and Passing on the “Home Culture” for Millennia

“Forged” through Love and Passing on the “Home Culture” for Millennia

The 44th Session of the World Heritage Committee will be held in Fuzhou.

Fuzhou has completed 122 gucuo conservation and upgrading projects

Fuzhou has completed 122 gucuo conservation and upgrading projects

This reporter learned yesterday that Fuzhou has plans for 91 gucuo (Fujian-style ancient houses) conservation and upgrading projects that will cover a total of 211 such buildings.

The prehistoric “Classic of Mountains and Seas” of the Niubishan and Tanshishan sites

The prehistoric “Classic of Mountains and Seas” of the Niubishan and Tanshishan sites

The Niubishan culture is a cultural fusion born of interactions and collisions among the cultures of what is now the Fujian.

Wang Ning puts forward requirements for the conservation and utilization of Shangxiahang historic and cultural street block

Wang Ning puts forward requirements for the conservation and utilization of Shangxiahang historic and cultural street block

Wang Ning, the Deputy Secretary of the Fujian Provincial CPC Committee and Secretary of the Fuzhou Municipal CPC Committee, chaired a special conference that studied the aesthetic overhaul.

Wang Ning and You Mengjun inspect urban improvement project for the 44th session of the World Heritage Committee

Wang Ning and You Mengjun inspect urban improvement project for the 44th session of the World Heritage Committee

On February 22, Wang Ning, Deputy Secretary of the CPC Fujian Provincial Committee and Secretary of the CPC Fuzhou Municipal Committee, and You Mengjun, mayor of the city, inspected the urban improvement project for the 44th session of the World Heritage Committee.

Cultural Profile:Damaoshan Site

Cultural Profile:Damaoshan Site

​  A Present-Day Story: Covering the Site with Soil Again to Retain It for Those Seeking Their Roots

​ A Present-Day Story: Covering the Site with Soil Again to Retain It for Those Seeking Their Roots

In the earlier years, it was widely accepted in the academic community that the Austronesian language family originated from “Taiwan, Penghu Islands and Southeast Coast of Chinese Mainland”.

 The Footprints of the Prehistoric Ancestors of Austronesian Language Family

The Footprints of the Prehistoric Ancestors of Austronesian Language Family

Exploring the Ancient Cultural Genomes of Fujian’s Maritime Civilization

Exploring the Ancient Cultural Genomes of Fujian’s Maritime Civilization

Cultural Profile Keqiutou Archaeological Cluster

Cultural Profile Keqiutou Archaeological Cluster

A Prehistoric Legend Stone Adzes that Crossed the Taiwan Strait

A Prehistoric Legend Stone Adzes that Crossed the Taiwan Strait

The Damaoshan site has similar cultural relics as that of coeval prehistoric sites on Penghu Islands, hinting at a close relationship between archaeological findings on both sides of the Taiwan Strait.

Turning Gucuo into a “Fuzhou Element”

Turning Gucuo into a “Fuzhou Element”

Preparations for the 44th session of the World Heritage Committee in 2020 are in progress.

Wang Ning: Fully support the 44th session of the World Heritage Committee, accelerate the implementation of the five major improvement projects

Wang Ning: Fully support the 44th session of the World Heritage Committee, accelerate the implementation of the five major improvement projects

On November 27, 2019, the meeting on preparations for the 44th session of the World Heritage Committee in Fuzhou and promotion of the five major improvement projects was held.

China to host the 44th session of the World Heritage Committee for the second time

China to host the 44th session of the World Heritage Committee for the second time

China to host the 44th session of the World Heritage Committee for the second time.See you in Fuzhou in 2020!