Celebrate Chinese New Year with Folk Activities

To celebrate the Spring Festival of the Year of the Rat in 2020, the Green Expo Garden began to prepare a series of popular folk culture activities with rich contents and diverse forms one month in advance. From the 1st to the 16th day of the first lunar month, the garden will present grand spiritual and cultural feasts for visitors.

The dazzling calabash exhibition of central plains, fine arts and crafts exhibition of 18 regions in Henan Province, vigorous Suona performance, interesting folk art performance, festive and lively dragon and lion dance, Shehuo parade and many other wonderful activities will be carried out during the Spring Festival. Visitors will appreciate the artistic charm of “flexible, excellent, skillful, adventurous and rare” traditional folk skills with wonderful interaction experience such as “Lucky Rats Celebrating Spring”, “Solo Drama”, “Traditional Acrobatic Gala”, “Nimble Falling” and “Interactive Magic Show”.

In addition, the Dragon Dance, Lion Dance, Skillful Stilts, War Drum, Land Boat, Taige Dance and Blessings on Fortune, Emolument, Longevity and Happiness (Spring Blessing) and other unique folk Shehuo Performances will also stage here to attract numerous tourists. Dragon dance is one of the eye-catching performances in Shehuo Performance. The colorful dragons fly up and down, left and right to the accompaniment of the war drum, showing an awe-inspiring magnificence.

Although performances are wonderful in the daytime, exciting activities will never be absent in the nighttime. On the 23rd day of the twelfth lunar month, the activity of “Enjoying Festive Lanterns · Green Expo Garden Night Tour” will officially kick off, marking the prelude of lantern exhibition for the New Year. Splendid fireworks and a sea of lanterns will definitely light up your happy new year.

Copyright by Zhengzhou Municipal Tourism Administration