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Changsha Folk Spring Festival Activities

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As the Spring Festival is approaching, a series of activities await you to explore: temple fair, lantern show, opera performances, and intangible cultural heritage exhibition. Don’t miss the following events:
 
1.Temple Fair
 
Fire Palace Temple Fair 
 
Activities: art performances, folk customs experience, and delicacies tasting 
Duration: January 29-Febuary 19
 
Featured Illuminated Streets 

Venues: Taiping Street, Pozi Street, Sanwang Street, Renmin West Road, and Huangxing South Road Pedestrian Street 
Duration: January 29-Febuary 19

Snacks in the Past and at Present

Duration: February 5-10
Venue: Fire Palace 
 
Operas

Date: 10:00-11:30, February 14
Venue: Central Square, Huangxing South Road Pedestrian Street 
 
Lantern Riddles Guessing 
 
Date: 9:00, February 19
Venues: Huangxing Road Pedestrian Street, Taiping Ancient Street, Pozi Street, and Sanwang Street
 
Changsha Spring Festival Customs Themed Videos Show on Tik Tok 

Duration: January 29-Febuary 19
 
2.Opera Performances
 
Youth Version of Xiang Opera Classic “A Fixed Marriage” (Part 1)

Date: February 7
Venue: Xiangjiang Theater
 
Youth Version of Xiang Opera Classic “A Fixed Marriage” (Part 2)

Date: February 8
Venue: Xiangjiang Theater
 
Puppet Carnival 

Date: February 14-15
Venue: Changsha Intangible Cultural Exhibition Theater
 
Flower-drum Opera “Cai Kunshan Ploughs a Field”

Duration: February 18-19
Venue: Hunan Opera Performance Center 
 
Xiang Opera ‘Looking for Mother’ (excerpt)

Date: February 18
Venue: Duzheng Street Theater
 
Opera Competition 

Duration: February 11-20
Venues: Wangcheng Theater, Lei Feng Film, Television and Culture Center
 
Opera Shows

Duration: February 12-18
Venue: Duzheng Street Theater 
 
3.Lantern Festival Celebrations
 
The First Hunan Intangible Cultural Heritage Lantern Festival in 2019
Date: February 17
Venue: Hunan Cultural Center 

Lantern Festival Temple Fair

Date: February 19
Venue: Duzheng Street Theatre
 
Lantern Festival Intangible Cultural Heritage Exhibition

Date: February 11-February 15
Venue: Liuyanghe Square
 
Lantern Festival Activities in Kaifu District

Date: February 19
Venue: Hongya Community, Hongshan Street, Kaifu District; Kaifu District’s 11 branch libraries
 
Changsha County’s 15th Dragon Dance Competition and Riddle Guessing Activity

Date: February 19
Venue: Culture and Arts Center Square, Changsha County
 
4.Intangible Cultural Heritage Activities

Winter Holiday Social Practice Activity for Primary and Middle School Students 

Date: January 24 -February 28
Venue: Hunan Intangible Cultural Heritage Exhibition Hall
 
Intangible Cultural Heritage Hands-on Activity and Tantou Wooden New Year Painting Exhibition

Date: February 20-February 28
Venue: Hunan Cultural Center
 
Exhibition on Woodcarving Art Works 

Date: January 29-February 16
Venue: Hunan Cultural Center
 
Exhibition on Traditional Handicraft Works of Ethnic Minorities

Date: January 29-February 16
Venue: Hunan Cultural Center

Exhibition on Opera Facial Masks and Dough Figurines  

Date: January 24-February 24
Venue: Changsha Intangible Cultural Heritage Exhibition Hall
 
Intangible Cultural Heritage Hands-on Activity

Date: January 24-February 3
Venue: 2/F, Changsha Intangible Cultural Heritage Exhibition Hall
 
Intangible Cultural Heritage Hands-on Activity

Date: February 12-February 19
Venue: Tianxin Intangible Cultural Heritage Protection and Exhibition Center
 
Spring Festival Folk Cultural Activities

Date: February 15-February 19
Venue: Cultural Square of Liu Shaoqi Memorial Museum
 
Changsha Taogong Temple Fair

Date: February 17
Venue: Taogong Temple Community, Langli Street, Changsha County
 
This article is from Hunan Provincial Government. www.enghunan.gov.cn.
 
Translator: Xiao Juan; Kuang Zhenzhen
 
Chinese source: hn.xinhuanet.com