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Changsha Holds Varied Cultural Activities to Greet Lantern Festival

Updated: 2019-02-18

The Lantern Festival is an important part of the Spring Festival. It marks the end of the Chinese New Year's celebration. The Lantern Festival, also known as the Yuan Xiao Festival, falls on February 19 this year. To celebrate the occasion, a variety of activities are held in Changsha.

The photo, taken on February 17, shows that people perform dragon dance in the Wangcheng Sports Center, Changsha. The 6th Folk Culture and Arts Festival serial activities kicked off on the same day. (Photo/Zou Lin, Zhu Hua)

The photo, taken on February 17, shows that clowns walk on stilts in Duzheng Street, Furong District, Changsha. The 6th Lantern Festival-themed Temple Fair opened on the same day. (Photo/Wang Zhiwei)

The First Hunan Intangible Cultural Heritage Lantern Festival opened on February 17. It was hosted by the Hunan Intangible Cultural Heritage Protection Center. Many intangible cultural heritage performances were staged, presenting a folk feast to the public. (Photo/ Li Feng)

Translator: Kuang Zhenzhen
Chinese source: icswb.com