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Spring Festival Celebrations Around Hunan

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As the Spring Festival 2017 is coming, a variety of activities will be held throughout Hunan Province to celebrate the traditional festival which falls on Jan. 28 and lasts till Feb.11, 2017.

 

 

Changsha City

 

Activities

Date (Duration)

Venue

Lantern Riddle Game

Feb. 11, 2017

Hunan Library

Educational Activity on Folk Festival

During Spring Festival 2017

Youth Palace, Furong District

Lantern and Spring Festival Couplets Giving

Jan. 6 to 12, 2017

Dongsha Community Theater, Furong District

Lantern Festival Gala

Feb. 10, 2017

Cultural and Sports Square, Donghu Sub-district, Furong District

Lantern Riddle Game

Jan. 19, 2017

2nd Floor of Jinlin Community, Mapoling Sub-district, Furong District 

Mini Art Performance

Feb. 15, 2017

Conference Room, 4th Floor of Hehuayuan Community, Furong District

Wangcheng Folk Culture Art Festival

Feb. 11, 2017

Outside Leifeng Grand Theater, Wangcheng District

Changsha County 13th Dragon Dance Contest

Feb. 11, 2017

Xingsha Cultural Central Plaza

9th Lantern Riddle Game Held During Spring Festival

Feb. 11, 2017

Changsha County Library

Celebrities Present Spring Festival Couplets

During Spring Festival 2017

Liuyang city proper

Lantern Festival Evening Party

Lantern Festival 2017

Liuyanghe Square

Dragon Dance Contest

During Spring Festival 2017

Liuyanghe Square

Lantern Show

During Spring Festival 2017

Liuyanghe Square

Lantern Riddles Game

During Spring Festival 2017

Liuyang Library

Flower-drum Opera Performance Week

Starting from Feb. 4, 2017

Ouyang Yuqian Great Theater

 

 

Hengyang City

 

Activities

Date (Duration)

Venue

Painting and Calligraphy Giving

Jan. 10, 2017

Lianhu Park

Hengyang Intangible Cultural Heritage Exhibition

During Spring Festival 2017

Exhibition Hall, 9th Floor of Hengyang Mass Art Gallery

Outstanding Mass Art Programmes Performances

On the evening of Feb. 6, 2017

Lianhu Square

First Hengyang Dragon Lantern Contest & Intangible Cultural Heritage Exposition

Feb. 7 to 9, 2017

Taiyang (Sun) Square

 

 

Zhuzhou City

 

Activities

Date

Venue

Painting, Calligraphy and Spring Festival Couplets Giving

 

Jan. 12, 2017

Xinjie Community, Qunfeng Town

Zhuzhou Spring Festival Gala

At 2:00 pm, Jan. 15, 2017

Grand Theater of Zhuzhou Cultural Palace

6th Piano Concert

Jan. 30, 2017

Youxian Theater

Spring Festival Art Performance

Jan. 25, 2017

Youyi Resort, Qunfeng Town

Dragon and Lion Dance

Feb. 11, 2017

Xiangyang Square, Fubo Square, and Central Times Square, Lukou Town, Zhuzhou County

 “Our Holiday”—Lantern Festival

Feb. 11, 2017

 

Tea Ancestor Cultural Park, Chaling County

 

 

Xiangtan City

 

Activities

Date (Duration)

Venue

Shaoshan Intangible Cultural Heritage Expo Park  (Xiangtan Pavilion) Exhibition Month

Jan. 15 – Feb. 11, 2017

Shaoshan Intangible Cultural Heritage Expo Park

Spring Festival Couplets Giving

Jan. 15 – 26, 2017

Xiangtan Federation of Literary and Art Circles, Xiangtan Mass Art Gallery, Xiangtan Library, Xiangtan Qi Baishi Memorial Hall, Yuhu District, Yuetang District, Xiangtan National Hi-tech Industrial Development Zone, Xiangtan Jiuhua Economic and Technological Development Zone, and Zhaoshan District

Citywide Lantern Festival Folk Art Performance

Feb. 11, 2015

Squares of Counties (Cities and Districts)

 

 

Shaoyang City

 

Activities

Date

Venue

Spring Festival Opera Gala 

Jan. 19, 2017

Shaoyang Culture and Art Center

Lantern Riddle Games

Feb. 10, 2017

Shaoyang Cultural Center, Shaoyang Songpo Library and Shaoyang Children's Library

 

 

Yueyang City

 

Activities

Date(Duration)

Venue

Spring Festival Couplets Giving

Jan. 25, 2017

Donghu Community of Dongting Sub-district, Daqiaohu Community of Luowang Sub-district, Qilishan Community of Wangyuelu Sub-district, Better Life Plaza of Sanyanqiao Sub-district

Spring Festival Temple Fair

Jan. 29 – Feb. 11, 2017

Bianhe Street, Yueyang Tower District

 

Flower-drum Opera Performances

Jan. 1 – Feb. 30, 2017

Villages and Towns of Miluo City

"Taigushi" (carry stories) Performances

Feb. 9 – 11, 2017

Changle Town, Miluo City

Large Art Performances

Feb. 9 – 10, 2017

 

Baishui Town, Miluo City

Lantern Show

Mid-January, 2017

Sheng’an Square, Yueyang City

Happy Lantern Festival

Feb. 10, 2017

Nanhu Sub-district, Yueyang City

Spring Festival Activities

 

Jan. 3 – Feb. 25, 2017

Linxiang Library

Rural Dragon Dance

 

Jan. 20, 2017

Cultural Square, Henggang Village, Fenghuang Township, Qu Yuan Administrative District

Spring Festival Couplets Giving

Jan. 25, 2017

Cultural Complex Station, Heshi Town, Qu Yuan Administrative District

Lantern Riddle Game & Lantern Festival Gala

Feb. 11, 2017

Cultural Square, Tianwen Sub-district, Qu Yuan Administrative District

 

 

Changde City

 

Activities

Date (Duration)

Venue

Art Performances by Cultural Volunteers

At 7:00 pm, Jan. 21 – 22, 2017

Football Pitch, Wuling Pavilion Pedestrian Street, Changde City 

Spring Festival Couplets and Chinese Character “Fu”  Writing Event Held in Communities

At 9:30-11:30, Jan. 19 – 20, 2017

Ziqiao Community and Laoximen, Wuling District, Changde City

Outstanding Photography Exhibition

Feb. 10 – 20, 2017

Exhibition Hall of Cultural Center, Changde City

Dragon and Lion Dance

 

Feb. 4, 2017

Main Sub-districts and Related Departments in Changde city proper

Reading Party, Poem Reciting, and Lantern Riddle Game

Feb. 11, 2017

Changsha Library and Dingcheng District Library

Folk Performances (Episode 1)

At 10:00 – 11:00, Feb. 11, 2017

Baimahu Park, Ding Ling Park, and Flood-fighting Heroes’ Monument Square of Changde Poem Wall Park 

Folk Performances (Episode 2)

At 2:30 – 3:30 pm, Feb. 11, 2017

Dahe Street, Xiaohe Street, and German-style Town in Changde City

Professional Art Performances

At 7:30 pm, Feb. 11, 2017

Flood-fighting Heroes’ Monument Square of Changde Poem Wall Park, Laoximen, Baimahu Park, and JiangnanWaitan (Bund) Park

 

 

Zhangjiajie City

 

Activities

Duration

Venue

Spring Festival Folk Customs Experience Activities

Jan. 21 – Feb. 11, 2017

Zhangjiajie Museum

2017 Zhangjiajie Lantern Festival & Spring Festival Cultural Week

Jan. 25 – Feb. 11, 2017

Zhangjiajie city proper

 

 

 

Yiyang City

 

Activities

Date

Venue

Happy Spring Festival

Jan. 23, 2017

Shatou Town, Yiyang City

Spring Festival Couplets Giving

Jan. 26, 2017

Yuanjiang Cultural Center

Flower-drum Opera Performances

Feb. 10 – 12, 2017

Chengguan Town

Lantern Riddle Game

Feb. 11, 2017

Streets near Cultural Center of Nanhua Road

Lantern Festival Celebration

Feb. 11, 2017

Taoshu Cultural Square

 

 

Chenzhou City

 

Activities

Date (Duration)

Venue

Lantern Riddle Game

Feb. 11, 2017

Children's Reading Room of Chenzhou Library

Rucheng Fire Dragon Dance

During Spring Festival and Lantern Festival 2017

Townships or towns of Rucheng County

Jiahe Huadeng Opera Performance & Lantern Riddle Game

Feb. 11, 2017 (Lantern Festival)

Fenghexu Theatrical Stage of Jiahe County and Jiahe Library

Dragon Dance

Spring Festival 2017

Downtown Guidong County, and the county’s townships and towns

 

 

Xiangxi Tujia and Miao Autonomous Prefecture

 

Activities

Date (Duration)

Venue

Lantern Riddle Game

Feb. 11, 2017

Tuanjie (Unity) Square, Xiangxi Tujia and Miao Autonomous Prefecture

Spring Festival Couplets Giving

Jan. 15 – 22, 2017

Donghe Garden, townships and towns of Jizhou City

Large Lantern Show & Lantern Riddle Game

        

Jan. 22 – Feb. 12, 2017

 

Qianzhou Ancient Town, Jishou City

New Year’s Shopping & Gourmet Festival Held During Spring Festival

        

Jan. 23 – Feb. 12, 2017

Qianzhou Ancient Town, Jishou City

Folk Cultural Activities for Celebrating Miao People’s New Year

Jan. 27 – Feb. 11, 2017

Aizhai Suspension Bridge, and Dehang Miao Village of Jishou City

Majing’ao Fire Dragon Dance

        

Jan. 20, 2017

Jishou People’s Square

Spring Festival Celebrations in Qianzhou

Jan. 30 – Feb. 111, 2017

Qianzhou Ancient Town, Jishou City

Lion Dance in Aizhai Town

Jan. 31 – Feb. 4, 2017

Aizhai Town, Jishou City

The 8th Folk Art Contest of Minorities Living in Border Areas of Hunan, Hubei, Chongqing and Guizhou

Feb. 2 – 4, 2017

Jishou People’s Square

Orchid Show

Feb. 11 – 15, 2017

Confucian Temple, Qianzhou of Jishou City

Folk Customs Performances

Jan. 28 – Feb. 11, 2017

Some communities and villages in Luxi County

Exhibitions of Dragon Lantern, Lion Lantern, Clamshell Lantern, Fish Lantern

Jan. 28 – Feb. 3, 2017

Streets of Pushi Town, Luxi County

Folk Songs and Miao Songs Performances

Jan. 30, 2017

Guzhang Square

Folk Costume Show

 

Jan. 31, 2017

Guzhang Square

Traditional Customs of Tujia’s New Year Celebration

February 2017

Dongkan Village, Laosicheng Site, Furong Town, Shuangfeng Village, and Zanhe Village of Yongshun County

 

Lantern Riddle Game

Jan. 28 – 29, 2017

Longfeng Square of Longshan County

Lantern Festival Celebration

Jan. 28 – Feb. 11, 2017

 

Sub-districts and communities of Longshan County

 

Chinese source: hunan.voc.com.cn