Chinese food's Intangible Cultural Heritage bids

Zhang Jin China Plus Updated: 2017-03-19 20:09:53
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Chinese food's Intangible Cultural Heritage bids

At this year's National People's Congress (NPC) annual session, 16 NPC deputies called for an application for Chinese cuisine to be awarded UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage status to be added to the national strategic agenda.

Chinese food's Intangible Cultural Heritage bids

The subject has prompted heated debate on social media in China.

Chinese food's Intangible Cultural Heritage bids

-Chinese cuisine is the most delicious and attractive food in all the world, with just about every type dishes. (I support this suggestion.)

-Food is the most effective way to promote cultural exchanges. After all, there are no borders among foodies.

Chinese food's Intangible Cultural Heritage bids

-Do we need an 'Intangible Cultural Heritage' title to show the value of Chinese food? A lot of people like Chinese cuisine regardless of whether it's on the list. We should focus on more practical matters.

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