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Lantern Festival activity featuring intangible cultural heritage to be held at Canton Tower

In celebration of the Lantern Festival, on February 5, an intangible cultural heritage carnival will take place at the Canton Tower in Guangzhou city of Guangdong. The show will round off the Chinese New Year celebrations.

(Photo provided to GDToday)

Lanterns are the theme part of the Lantern Festival. At this event, many traditional palace lanterns and Foshan festive lanterns will be displayed. The event also features Foshan New Year woodblock paintings, Dun Tou Lan dyed cloth, maltose pomelo peel, and more intangible cultural heritage products.

Cantonese mahogany palace lantern (Photo provided to GDToday)

Foshan festive lantern (Photo provided to GDToday)

Foshan New Year woodblock painting (Photo provided to GDToday)

At the same time, visitors can enjoy the Huangge Qilin Dance (Kirin Dance), a Gaozhou puppet show, and Cantonese opera. Furthermore, lantern riddle guessing games, an indispensable part of the Lantern Festival, as well as a lucky draw, are waiting for explorers.

Huangge Qilin Dance (Photo provided to GDToday)

Gaozhou puppet show (Photo provided to GDToday)

Cantonese opera (Photo provided to GDToday)

Price: Free

Time: 15:00-20:00, February 5

Add.: Atrium of Tower Galleria, 1F, Canton Tower, No.222, Yuejiang Xi Road, Haizhu District, Guangzhou (广州市海珠区阅江西路222号广州塔一层汇礼轩商场中庭)

Nearest metro station: Take Guangzhou Metro Line 3, get off at Canton Tower Station (广州塔站), use the Canton Tower Scenic Spot (广州塔景点) Exit or Exit B.

Author: Holly

Editor: Wing, Nan, Monica, Jerry

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