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Chen Li Drum Dance Art Troupe in Huyi District has brought drum dance performances to the launching ceremony. Chen Li, head of the delegation, said that 2020 "Enjoy Chinese New Year in Xi'an" had many highlights, and the whole group did their best and wished the activity better and better.
Argun and his mother who were from Singapore came to Xi'an for the first time. He said this is the first time to see such a performance. The city is amazing, and he will come back to visit in the future.
Mr. Lin, who provided security services for the launching ceremony, has been busy since 5:30 a.m. He said the team started preparations for security two or three days ago, and in his view, it is worthwhile for him to contribute to the security of the area in the coming year. He said that he would like to wish Xi'an citizens a happy new year and all the best in the new year.
Li Mengzhe, a child who watched the performance for a special purpose, acclaimed the show was particularly shocking. He said: "Today's yangko dance scene is very grand and I saw such a performance in 2018. Today's performance in Daming Palace is different from that, with more activities. I hope everyone will embrace a happy life in the future. "
Qinqiang opera is a traditional opera in Northwest China, one of the national intangible cultural heritages. In 2006, it was approved by the State Council to be included in the first batch of National Intangible Cultural Heritage List.
Shehuo is a kind of traditional carnival of Chinese folk to celebrate the Spring Festival.The Shehuo performances in many areas of Xi'an have been included in provincial and municipal intangible cultural heritage projects.
Walking on stilts and spitting fire? Made the debut in central position and be the brightest in the crowd!
Puppet play, also known as puppet show, is a unique flower in traditional folk drama. Lintong puppet show was introduced from Weibei area in the late Qing Dynasty and early Republic of China with a history of more than 100 years. In 2014, it was selected into the fourth batch of representative intangible cultural heritage projects of Xi'an.
Xi'an drum music, also known as Chang'an ancient music. It is a large-scale traditional folk drum music that has been spread in Xi'an (ancient Chang'an) and its surrounding areas for thousands of years. It originated in Sui and Tang Dynasties, went through Song, Yuan, Ming and Qing Dynasties, spread in Chang'an, Zhouzhi, Lantian and other places in Xi'an and its surrounding areas, and still retains the traditional repertoires, tunes, instruments, music scores and performance forms. In 2009, it was included in the List of Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity by UNESCO.
The activity of 2020 "Enioy Chinese New Year in Xi'an" officially opened on December 31, 2019. The event runs from December 31, 2019 to February 9, 2020, for a total of 41 days.
List of award-winning works
As of 24:00 on December 15, 2019,the global activity of seeking Spring Festival couplets for the ancient Xi'an City Walls,received works from 5229 friends at home and abroad in 159 cities around the world through e-mail, Wechat and Weibo.A total of 27186 works were obtained, and after three rounds of careful review and selection by the judges, a total of 54 award-winning works were selected.
Ma Xiliang, member of the Standing Committee of Xi'an Municipal Committee and member of the Municipal Government Party Group gave a brief introduction to the global activity of seeking Spring Festival couplets for the ancient Xi'an City Walls.
Li Mingyuan said Xi'an is the starting point of the ancient Silk Road, and the world-famous historical and cultural city.This ancient city is constantly developing with vigor and vitality.
Today, we would like to extend our sincere invitation to our overseas guests. Welcome to Xi'an with your friends and family this Spring Festival. We will welcome you with open arms.
Li Mingyuan, Deputy Secretary of Xi'an Municipal Committee and Mayor of Xi'an Municipal People's Government, delivered a speech.
The leaders and guests attending the event was introduced by Zhang Lin.
The launching ceremony was presided over by Zhang Lin, member of the Standing Committee of Xi'an Municipal Committee and Minister of Publicity Department.
The version 1.0 of the "Chinese New Year in Xi'an" in 2018 became a hit, with more than 30 events attracting 180 million people. Xi'an became China's fourth-largest tourist city during the Spring Festival;In 2019, it was upgraded to version 2.0. During the "Chinese New Year in Xi'an" period, it received a total of 16,523,900 tourists, a year-on-year increase of 30.16%, and generated tourism revenue of 14.478 billion yuan, a year-on-year increase of 40.35%.
On January 1, 2020, the launching ceremony of the "Enjoy Chinese New Year in Xi'an" series of cultural tourism activities during 2020 Spring Festival was held at Daming Palace National Heritage Park in Xi'an.