Tongliang Renmin Park: colored dragon debuts
CHONGQING (CQNEWS) -- A colored dragon with 108-meter length on an artificial lake has attracted thousands of people at Tongliang Renmin Park, which is one of 150 dragon lighting sets for the coming Chinese Dragon Lantern Festival in Tongliang this year.
Colored dragon debuts at Tongliang Renmin Park (Photographed by Zhao Wuqiang)
Tongliang is the hometown of the dragon lantern art named by the state, where the technique of making dragon lantern has an over thousand-year history. Dragon lantern makers and folk artists in Tongliang have innovated its method during its inheritance period, and dragon lantern lighting sets are vivid with brilliant appearance, highly artistic and ornamental value.
Tourists took photos with colorful dragons. (Photographed by Zhao Wuqiang)
As a national non-material cultural heritage, Tongliang dragon not only can be seen everywhere at the parks, squares and streets in the local place, but also is performed on the domestic and international stages. To further enhance the popularity, reputation and influence of TongLiang and vividly show the people's pursuit of a better life, it plans to hold dragon lantern art festival and its opening ceremony on January 13, 2019, the Laba Festival, which can make citizen enjoy an unforgettable visual feast and create a busy and festive atmosphere. (Translated by Jiang Yuling, Fathom Language Limited)