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Changsha Oil-paper Umbrella Cultural Tourism Festival Opens

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The Changsha Oil-paper Umbrella Cultural Tourism Festival was launched at the Windmill Valley Fairytale Town, Changsha County, on August 19, 2017.

Varied colorful oil-paper umbrellas dot the forest, grass, and lake, forming an oil-paper umbrella corridor and special sceneries. Several oil-paper umbrella makers paint patterns onto the umbrellas at the site.


The forest is decorated with colorful oil-paper umbrellas.


The Windmill Valley Fairytale Town is located at Huangxing Town, Changsha County.


Oil-paper umbrella is a type of paper umbrella that originated from China more than a millennium ago.


The umbrella is made of a handmade bamboo frame and the surface of the umbrella skin is brushed with tung oil.


A painted oil-paper umbrella with a diameter of three meters

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Translator: Pang Yuehui

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