Continue treasure hunting with CCTV’s hit show
Introducing more artifacts to the public and continuing the legacy of the first season from 2017, “The Nation’s Greatest Treasures,” one of China’s most popular TV shows on cultural heritage, recently began production of its second season.
Although the second season will use similar choreography, background music and storylines as seen in the first season, it will also feature new cultural relics, new “national treasure guardians” and new elements drawn from folk music, musicals and dancing drama.
Scoring 9.0 out of 10 points on Chinese rating platform Douban, the first season of the docutainment show introduces a total of 27 cultural relics selected from the Palace Museum and eight other iconic museums in China.
Cast members also express the significance of each artifact through historical drama while artists, painters, craftsmen, museum volunteers and others share their own stories and knowledge related to such relics.