Embellishing the joyous festival with a bunch of beautiful flowers and making a plate of delicate pastries to welcome the New Year. In the morning of Jan 26th, Xianning Museum’s serial activities of welcoming the New Year kicked off with the parent-child DIY experience lessons of traditional folk customs, “floral arrangement of Spring Festival” and “trip to pastries”, and more than 30 kids did handwork with their parents in the museum to immerse themselves in a strong festival atmosphere. What’s more, the mascots of Xianning City, “Xianbao” and “Xiaoning” also came to the spot and interact with the kids, making them overwhelmed by happiness.
In that morning, everywhere the eyes can reach in the social education activity room of the city museum is a vast ocean of flowers which consisted of pink gerbera daisies, ginger spray carnations, red silver willows and other flowers. More than 20 little kids and their parents learnt how to arrange flowers from the floral arrangement teachers and experienced a slow life full of fragrance.
After the floriculture lesson ended, the kids posed for the camera with the city mascots, “Xianbao” and “Xiaoning”, with their works in hands, merry laughter can be heard everywhere in the museum.
From Jan 29th (the 24th day of the 12th lunar month) to Feb 3rd (the 29th day of the 12th lunar month), the city museum will launch an activity of sending the best wishes and gifts to museum visitors, who can win themselves a big New Year cultural and creative gift packages if they join in the tradition games, such as the pot casting game, Jenga and funny quiz game, etc.
In addition, the museum will hold the “Descendants of the Royal Families—Jewelry Art Thematic Exhibition of Ancient Chinese Aristocrats” from Jan 25th to Mar 5th, which has selected over 200 pieces of elaborate women’s headwear of ancient times, and will lead the citizens to enter a mysterious and romantic space-time of history and art to discover the extraordinary beauty of jewelries from a different angle, see through the history and gain a new poetic experience. (By Du Peiqing/Xianning Daily)