In­tan­gi­ble her­itage mu­seum to open

China Daily European Weekly - - News Digest -

Work has been com­pleted on the Ti­betan Mu­seum for In­tan­gi­ble Cul­tural Her­itage in Lhasa after nearly two years of con­struc­tion. It will open to the pub­lic in the sec­ond half of this year. The 40,000-square-me­ter mu­seum cost 120 mil­lion yuan ($18.9 mil­lion; 16 mil­lion euros; £14 mil­lion). The de­sign of the main build­ing in­cor­po­rates styles from the Po­tala Palace and Jokhang Temple. It will ex­hibit sev­eral hun­dred items of in­tan­gi­ble cul­tural her­itage such as Ge­sar singing, Ti­betan opera and thangka paint­ings.

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