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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


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


-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


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


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


-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.