Qigen Luo, Director of Xitan Village Committee in Longyang Township, Suichang County, Zhejiang Province. He has consecutively served as the director for 13 years. During his tenure, the local and traditional Wushu was promoted and listed as one of the provincial level intangible cultural heritage. Under his protection and eco-friendly principle, no tree was cut down and no house was built. As a result, the village garnered the title of “Ecological and Cultural Village”. Working alongside villagers, he has built roads and bridges, introduced investment, and developed tourism, propelling the 400-year-old village to the international stage.

Local Wushu, provincial level intangible cultural heritage

An integration of culture and nature