Go to carnival and “build” a boat this weekend
On the site of iChongqing Carnival activity, foreign friends are interested in woodworking production.
CHONGQING (CQNEWS) -- “These saws are what used to do woodwork, and it’s rare to see them these days……”, a white-haired old man took his grandson to the booth at the site of “2018 iChongqing Carnival” for visiting last weekend. The child was surprised to see tools that he has never seen before.
There is a small “wharf” built with wood on the site. This weekend, citizens can come to the site and experience the woodworking that hasen’t been done for a long time: to build together the wooden boat to “set sail” in Chongqing.
Let’s “build” a boat together this weekend
Last week, at the site of the 2018 iChongqing Carnival held by the Jiazhou business area, Yubei District, competitive activities between the Japanese consulate and Bishan Theme Week were carried out. The traditional first writing ceremony exhibition attracted a lot of viewers. However, what attracted most people was a booth that was showing woodworking. According to the principal, in the next few weeks, they will built a wooden boat of 2.2 meters in length here, and then construct a “wharf” to let the small boat set sail, which also has the meaning of “set sail for Chongqing”. She said that during the construction of the small wooden boat, citizens and foreign friends who are interested in woodworking can take part in the activity to build the boat. Not only can you experience traditional woodworking, but also practice your practical ability.
Experience Australian aboriginal art
After the PK between Japanese and Bishan gourmet last week, this week, the theme week of “Australian consulate VS Banan District” will begin. In the activities of Australian Aboriginal Culture Week, tourists can share Australian aboriginal cultural arts through ground installations, photographs and video works, to deepen the communication and understanding of each other.
In the activities of the “2018 iChongqing Carnival”, the Yubei，Bishan, Banan, Jiulongpo, and Rongchang Districts, as representatives of Chongqing, showed the world the charm of Chongqing. In the activities, intangible cultural heritages are highlights, including paper cuttings, cheongsams, micro-carving, the folk songs of Mudong Town, instrumental folk music of Jielong Town, dragon dance of Jiangjia Town, embroidery of Yudong Region, Jinqianban (a traditional rap in Sichuan and Guizhou etc.) , sugar painting, Rongchang pottery, Rongchang folding fan, Rongchang grass cloth……every theme week will spread intangible cultural heritages to the embassies and consulates and foreign with friends matched. (Translated by Liu Shumiao, Fathom Language Limited)