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Xianning will hold Lantern Festival's temple fair on Sunday

source:xianning.gov.cn 2023-02-03 [ font size:Large Medium Small]

Dragon and lion dance, guessing lantern riddles, tasting delicious food......Lantern Festival's temple fair in our childhood memory is back again! Xianning will held a temple fair in this Lantern Festival in order to make the masses spend with high spirits a holiday full of traditional festive atmosphere, according to the municipal bureau of culture and tourism on Monday.

The temple fair, themed by "Enjoy intangible cultural heritage exhibition to celebrate Lantern Festival happily", is part of a whole series of mass cultural activities (the 11th "Xiangcheng Great Stage" activity this year). The fair adopts "one plus six" form to realize urban-rural alliance and linkage. It will set up a main venue in urban area and hold some activities with regional characteristics according to local conditions in six counties or districts

The main venue is in the People's Square, setting up seven areas, such as folk song and dance area, lantern riddles area, intangible cultural heritage exhibition area, brand-name and quality product sales exhibition area, tea tasting area, tourism promotion area, and fun physical activities area. The citizens can experience local custom, enjoy intangible cultural heritage exhibition, and taste traditional food from six counties or districts in the fair. Also they can win prizes from interactive games.

This activity will recommend Xianning's cultural and tourism products in various forms, including publicizing in new media platform, promoting by net advisors, etc. And it will be broadcast live on the national public culture cloud platform.

According to head of Xianning Mass Art Center, the temple fair is a national intangible cultural heritage and a Chinese traditional folk custom of Spring Festival. This activity is aimed at studying and implementing the spirit of the 20th National Congress of CPC, inheriting and carrying forward the fine traditional Chinese culture, enriching people's cultural life during the Spring Festival, and creating a happy and auspicious festive atmosphere. (By Zhou Xuan/Xianning Daily)

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