Wonderful Spring Festival activities in Ciqikou
CHONGQING (CQNEWS) -- As one of the tourist brands of Chongqing, Ciqikou Ancient Town is must-go for tourists. The reporter learned from Chongqing Shapingba Ciqikou Sub-district that, in order to welcome the Spring Festival, create festive and peaceful atmosphere, carry forward and spread the traditional folk culture of Spring Festival, Ciqikou Ancient Town has been decorated with lanterns and streamers to let the citizens and tourists have an exciting Spring Festival.
From January 10 to February 8, Ciqikou Ancient Town will carry out many activities such as Spring Festival garden party, lion dance blessing, lantern riddles guessing, golden rat blessing; Spring Festival couplets written by famous calligraphers on site; interesting bead picking and coin blowing; Sichuan opera and opera highlights. There will be wonderful Spring Festival activities and the civilized praying for blessings will be advocated.
It’s worth mentioning that in order to reduce environmental pollution, eliminate hidden dangers of public safety and create a strong atmosphere of civilized praying for blessings, an announcement on the Spring Festival blessing has been jointly released by Ciqikou Sub-district and Chongqing Ciqikou Ancient Town Management Committee. According to the announcement, the vast residents should follow the advice of security personnel to pray for new year blessings at designated sites in Baolun Temple and Fenghuang Temple on the Lunar New Year’s Eve and at the night of Spring Lantern Festival. (Translated by Huang Juan, Fathom Language Limited)