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Spring Festival Activities to Be Held at Tongguan Kiln Ancient Town

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Between January 22 and February 9, 2020, a series of activities will be held at the Tongguan Kiln Ancient Town of Changsha to celebrate the upcoming Spring Festival.

Drama Festival

Duration: January 22 - February 9, 2020

Activities:

Traditional operas with Hunan characteristics including Hunan Flower-drum Opera, Xinkang Shadow Play, Xiangxi Shadow Play, and Folk She Huo Parade, will be staged.

Intangible Cultural Heritage Festival

Duration: January 22 - February 9, 2020

Activities:

-Chinese traditional intangible cultural heritage techniques such as making dough figurines, sugar figures, ciba (glutinous rice cakes), and pottery will be presented.

-Tourists can participate in childhood games such as guessing lantern riddles, putting up New Year paintings, and throwing coins.

Food Festival

Duration: January 22 - February 9, 2020

Activities:

Snacks such as Tangyou Baba (glutinous rice cakes fried in sweet oil), stinky tofu, roasted pears, and sugar paintings will be displayed.

Folk Fun Festival on Fujie Street

Duration: January 25-31, 2020

Activities:

A temple fair featuring a variety of New Year goods and folk customs will be held.

Folk Customs Themed Activities

Duration: January 18-29, 2020

Activities:

-Making tofu (January 18)

-Making ciba (January 22)

-Making sweet wine (January 23)

-Setting off firecrackers and pasting the red Chinese character “Fu” (January 25)

-Touring Tongguan Kiln Ancient Town with mothers-in-law (January 26)

-Welcoming the God of Wealth, and offering sacrifices to the God of Kiln (January 29)


Lantern Festival Activities

Duration: February 8-9, 2020

Activities: lantern show, temple fair, guessing lantern riddles, floating river lanterns for New Year blessings.

Source: en.changsha.gov.cn