The Third Chongqing ICH & Time-Honored Brand Exposition to open June 8th
CHONGQING (CQNEWS) -- Attending Intangible Cultural Heritage (ICH) exhibitions, tasting delicacies of Time-Honored Brands and buying ICH commodities… As one of the activities of the "Culture and Natural Heritage Day" in Chongqing, the "Third Chongqing Intangible Cultural Heritage and Time-Honored Brand Expo" will be held in Shaci Lane, Ciqikou, Shapingba District. In order to give the general public a fuller view, the Expo will be opened in advance on June 8th and will last until June 11th.
Liangping woodblock New Year pictures (File image)
Tongliang Dragon Dance, Rongchang Xiabu Cloth, Liangping New Year Pictures, Qijiang Printmaking, Dadukou Roasted Whole Cow... According to reports, 160 intangible items, 80 Time-Honored Brands and 20 performing arts classes have been registered at the Expo, making it larger than last year. In the opening ceremony on the 8th, the Tujia folk dance "Happy Bizika", "Double Bridge Lion Dance", the Tujia "Hand-waving Dance", folk juggling "High Altitude Technique", " Throwing Ax Stunt " and other 10 wonderful intangible programs will be staged. In addition, on the morning of June 9th, the "Pengshui Miao Special Dance" will be held. On that night, there will be a special performance by the Tongliang Dragon. Molten iron will be poured out in the dragon performance and the public is advised to watch safely. On the morning of the 10th, the Youyang Mask Yang Opera will stage a special performance, and on the evening ICH costume shows will be unveiled.
Dianjiang horn carving
At the expo, there are numerous items including Sichuan Embroidery, Liangping Bamboo Curtain, Rongchang Pottery, Shanshen Lacquerware, Dianjiang Horn Carving, Tan Carpenter's Wooden Comb, and Zhuoshui Shijituo Earthenware Pottery. Many ICH bearers of national, municipal and district levels will also debut at the Expo, taking you to experience the essence of the traditions in person. In terms of food, the Dadukou Roasted Whole Cow, Gele Mountain Chicken, Bishan Laifeng Fish, Xianjia Fermented Bean Curd, Wanzhou Grilled Fish, Fengdu Spicy Chicken, Liangping Zhang’s Duck and other ICH foods will stimulate your appetite. (Translated by Yang Lifu, Fathom Language Limited)