Introduction of dafen oil painting village

Dafen Oil Painting Village Sign

DAFEN OIL PAINTING VILLAGE is Located in Dafen Community, Buji Sub-District, Longgang District, Shenzhen City, Dafen Oil Painting Village has attracted more than 1200 galleries of various sizes, more than 60 famous companies, and about 8000 workers in the oil painting business in the core area of only about 0.4 square kilometers. Moreover, totally there are about 20000 workers in the business if the surrounding communities are included.

The galleries and companies in Dafen are mainly engaged in the production and trading of oil paintings and relevant items. They also produce and trade traditional Chinese cultural items, such as traditional Chinese paintings, calligraphic works, seal cuttings, embroideries, etc., as well as other art works, such as art crafts and abstract art items.

As the National Demonstration Base of Cultural Industry, Dafen Oil Painting Village is one of the first in its kind in the country, and the first one at the national level in Shenzhen City. It is the forerunner as the ICIF branch, and moreover, it keeps the record of the most times of hosting ICIF (Shenzhen International Cultural Industry Fair) branches. Since 2004, the village has received more than 3000 Chinese and foreign visiting groups. More than 10 top CPC or national leaders have visited the village, including Wu Bangguo, Zeng Qinghong, Li Changchun, Liu Yunshan, and Wu Yi.

People from all over the world visit Dafen Village
People from all over the world visit Dafen Village