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Cultural Activities in Changsha

Updated: 2019-01-29

The Spring Festival, or Lunar New Year is the most important festival for the Chinese people and also an occasion for family reunion. The Chinese Lunar New Year falls on Feb. 5 this year. Changsha will hold a variety of cultural activities to celebrate the festival.

Exhibitions
Pig-themed Cultural Relics Exhibition
Date: Jan. 25-Mar. 10
Venue: Changsha Museum

28 Modern Chinese Painting Masters’ Works on Display
Date: Jan. 26 to Apr. 7
Venue: Li Zijian Art Museum

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

Opera Performances
Traditional Flower-drum Opera Performances
Duration: February 11 to February 19
Venue: Wangcheng Theater

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

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

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

Chinese source: hnggwhy.wentiyun.cn; hn.xinhuanet.com
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