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Booming Ancient Kaifeng in Chinese New Year

 2012-02-21    Eridop    Sights    Kaifeng    1178  

Visiting the temple is always the traditional activities a celebration for the Chinese New Year. After the New Year's Eve, people generally stroll temples, eat snacks, and see juggling and the traditional folk performances together, reveling in the warm and peaceful festive atmosphere, enjoyable.

The ancient name of Kaifeng is Dongjing, also known as Bianjing or Bianliang. As one of China's eight ancient capitals, Kaifeng is an ancient city with long historical tradition and rich cultural connotations. The temple fair in the Year of the Dragon had attracted visitors from all over the world with its traditional folk activities, such as Royal lift the sedan chair, sugar painting, and blown sugar people, etc.

The temple fair for ancestor worship in Kaifeng’s John Park during the Spring Festival

Along the River During the Qingming Festival Temple Fair: people have the feeling as if walk through the Along the famous picture - River During the Qingming.

Gathering the traditional folk entertainment activities, colorful and enjoyable, attention, they are the real people above…

Wedding customs in the Song Dynasty: visitors can put on the Song clothing, handheld Song coins, and enjoy the ancients living customs.

Take a sedan chair, watching the show, if tired or hungry, you can eat a few steaming Kaifeng Soup Dumplings~!

Sugar painting~

The Shokokuji was filled with incense smoke…people were praying for their family.

When the night fell, it was time to see the different patterns of light show in the Dragon Pavilion.

The whole city was bright.

This park reappear the famous painting: Along the River During Qingming Festival, a panoramic painting by Song Dynasty artist Zhang Zeduan.

John Park 

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