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China's abacus added to World's Intangible Cultural Heritage list

2013-12-06 Source:Xinhua Author:XinhuaLi Mangmang


  Photo taken on May. 17, 2012 shows a giant rosewood abacus at an abacus museum in Nantong, east China's Jiangsu Province. The traditional use of the abacus for calculating in China was newly added to the list of the World's Intangible Cultural Heritage, announced the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) on Dec. 4. (Xinhua/Xu Congjun)


  Chinese Zhusuan listed as World Intangible Cultural Heritage

  BEIJING, Dec.5 (Xinhuanet) -- Zhusuan, the Chinese traditional method of calculations using the abacus, has been listed as a UNESCO World Intangible Cultural Heritage.Full Story

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